Job opening: FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTOR
Salary: $51 713 - 67 231 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to perform fire prevention and inspection duties designed to detect and reduce or eliminate fire hazards in a high fire expectancy area. Develops and conducts extensive fire protection and prevention education and training programs.
Conducts an information program to elicit support and involvement in fire prevention, detection, and suppression.
Performs regular and periodic fire protection inspections for all areas of the installation the potential severity and expectancy for fire is high and involves hazards that are difficult to recognize and, once identified, require advanced or innovative methods to reduce or eliminate them.
Inspects, tests, and corrects deficiencies on a variety of fire protection systems, many of which are complex or designed for a specific operation or hazardous condition, (e.g., Carbon Dioxide Cascade Systems, Halon Total Flood Systems, Heat Rise Detection Systems, and Interlock Systems). Reviews engineering plans and specifications for new construction, alteration, and extension of exiting structures.
Develops and maintains a variety of documentation, such as fire prevention inspection schedules and facilities jackets on assigned facilities. Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.
This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- PCS is NOT authorized
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program.
- Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management.
- The employee may be required to work rotating shifts which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or one 24 hour shift per week (if required to perform the qualifications of the position changes). May be subject to recall.
- May be required to participate in on-scene firefighting duties during emergencies, low-manning periods, or during stand-by hours while on 24 hour shift. These duties require heavy lifting and physical exertion.
- This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
- This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.
- The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid drivers license is required.
- Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
- May be required to work the Fire Alarm and Communications Center (FACC).
- May be required to participate on Hazardous Materials Teams (HAZMAT).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
- The duties of this position meets all requirements as a category 4 designation Position shall not be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the
- capability of the parent Federal Agency or office to function effectively. This position must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CAN NOT become a member of the Ready Reserve. (IAW: DoDD 1200.7, "Screening the Ready Reserve,")
- Pre-employment physical examination is required
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0081, Fire Protection and Prevention Series.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of recognized standards covering fire protection and prevention techniques and procedures, Knowledge of the theory of fire propagation and progression, knowledge of the layout, design, construction, and contents of buildings and knowledge of health and environmental safety requirements. Note: Your resume must show supporting detail in describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-08 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
Effective 1 Jun 00, all DoD firefighters and contract fire and emergency service personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for promotion to that level. Applicants must list their current firefighter related licenses and certificates on their resumes. Please attach copies of certifications when you submit the resume to verify qualification requirements for the position. Certification requirements for this position are: Fire Officer III (includes Fire Officer I, II), Fire Instructor II (includes Fire Instructor I), HAZMAT Incident Commander (includes Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations, and Hazmat Technician), and Airport Fire Fighter (includes Firefighter I, II), and Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT or State equivalent). *NOTE: Must obtain Fire Inspector II (includes Fire Inspector I), within 1-year from date of employment.
IMPORTANT: If you have received a Student ID# for the DoD Fire and Emergency Services Certification Program website (https://go.usa.gov/xdsTR) please provide a copy of your most recent certification transcript. Note: If you do not know your Student ID, you may contact the AFCEC Reachback center at [email protected]
. If you do not have a Student ID and/or cannot access the Certificate Program site, you must upload a copy of your individual certifications or transcript at the time of your application or you will be removed from consideration.
Special Retirement Provisions Authority: FERS Position covered as secondary under the FERS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8401(14), 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), and 5 CFR 842.802].Position covered as secondary under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8331(21), 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902].
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of recognized standards covering fire protection and prevention techniques and procedures; agency and installation manuals, rules, and regulations; and federal, state, and local fire protection/prevention ordinances and building codes.
Knowledge of the theory of fire propagation and progression and the application of accepted techniques and principles to reduce/eliminate hazards in a specialized environment with a high fire expectancy and potential for severity.
Knowledge of the layout, design, construction, and contents of buildings; locations of fire protection systems; and other similar characteristics of the installation.
Knowledge of the latest changes in aircraft cockpit design, ordinance placement, and cabin layout including the operation of hatch or canopy release mechanisms, ejection seat mechanisms, and/or oxygen supply systems when work is associated with active aircraft.
Knowledge of health and environmental safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
Skill and ability to develop and conduct training, education, and information programs for a variety of client groups.
Ability to recognize new or unusual types of combustibles or other hazardous material, determine their fire expectancy and severity, and adapt fire protection/prevention techniques to correct conditions or hazardous situation.
Ability to maintain good working relations and to use tact and firmness when dealing with operating officials.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Moody AFB
23 Flying Tiger Way
Moody AFB, GA 31699
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]