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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $53,390.16 to  $78,884.64  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Public Safety
Division: Fire Marshal
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 11.510
Announcement Number: 44662
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/13/2023
Close Date: 02/27/2024
   Phone: (702)486-3046
   Email: jvilla@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Life & SafetyInspector's survey and inspect public buildings, commercial and private industries and offices, and determine compliance with fire, life safety and hazardous materials codes and regulations, fire prevention laws, and State and federal safety standards.
Incumbents perform the full range of fire, life safety and hazardous materials inspection duties at a journey level.
Fire and Life Safety Inspectors survey and inspect buildings, commercial & private industries and offices. Determine compliance with fire, life safety and hazardous materials codes and regulations, fire prevention laws and State and Federal safety standards. Incumbents may perform a variety of fire prevention activities addressing hazards of fire, explosions, and conditions hazardous to life, property, environment and public welfare to include fire inspections of technical and hazardous occupancies and new construction; enforce State codes relating to building and fire prevention; conduct plan review of industrial, commercial and hazardous occupancies and fire protection systems and equipment. Assist fire departments by providing fire and life safety information. Participate in local emergency planning committees, as assigned, to provide hazardous materials expertise and answer questions. Identify hazardous materials stored and used in the community, explain proper storage and removal techniques, present risk analysis of hazmat incidents and preventative measures. inspections where hazardous materials are used, stored or manufactured; determine compliance with fire prevention laws, codes and regulations.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in fire science, chemistry, environmental science or closely related field which included a minimum of 9 credits in hazardous waste, chemistry, environmental science or toxicology related courses, and one year of experience performing hazardous materials inspections, hazardous materials site remediation, or hazardous materials consultation; OR one year of experience as a Fire & Life Safety Inspector I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Incumbents at the Fire & Life Safety Inspector I, must obtain certification at the Hazardous Materials Awareness level, issued by the Nevada State Fire Marshal, within one year of appointment and maintain the certification as a condition of continuing employment.
    Incumbents, at the Fire & Life Safety Inspector I, must obtain certification as a Nevada State Fire Inspector I, National Fire Protection Association Fire Inspector I, or as a Fire Inspector I with the International Code Council within the first year of employment and maintain the certification as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    Frequent and statewide travel is required.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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