|Date Opened||7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||7/30/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Department||FIRE & RESCUE|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Position functions as a sworn law enforcement officer with local police (arrest) powers, to include the regular carrying of an assigned firearm. Position may be required to use force, as appropriate or defensive measures to subdue persons or to defend self or others. This position is subject to working shift work that may include nights, weekends and holidays. The work schedule is highly flexible and may include additional evenings and weekends. Some workdays require double shifts and off-duty contact. Routinely exposed to the hazards associated with fire suppression and related investigative work, namely fire, smoke, toxins, and other hazardous materials, to include explosives, biohazards and exposure to climatic extremes. May be exposed to explosives and chemical, biological and radiological hazards. Must be able to lift and move heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds and maintain physical fitness commensurate with emergency response needs. Position subject to annual NFPA 1582 physical.
Position requires rapid and unpredictable progression from a stress-free environment into a highly stressful environment with a constant threat of physical injury or death. Requires valid, appropriate driver's license. Required certifications include: Virginia NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector, Virginia NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator and Virginia Fire Marshal Academy (VFMA) or DCJS equivalent, to include firearms and asp certification. Also, required within 18 months of appointment: EVOC, HazMat Awareness, CPR, OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens, VCI, LINX and Virginia DHCD Core. Preferred certifications include: NFPA Firefighter II, Virginia EMT (or equivalent), NFPA Fire Officer II, NFPA Fire Instructor I, FBI Hazardous Devices School, FBI/ATFe Post-Blast School, USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Inspector, CPSE-Certified Fire Marshal (CFM), IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), IAAI-Fire Investigator Technician (FIT), NAFI-Certified Fire and Explosives Investigator (CFEI), DCJS Firearms Instructor, VDFP HazMat Operations, CIA/ATFE Canine, Environmental Crimes Training, Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogations (Advanced) or similar training program.
Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae and copies of required and preferred certifications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand delivered to 801 Sycolin Road Suite 300 Attn: Human Resources by 1700 hours on date of ad closure. The selection process will include a review of candidate’s application and curriculum vitae; verification of certifications and experience; written exam, interactive exercises and panel interview(s).
The interactive exercises are comprised of situational questions, scenarios, simulations, and writing assignments tailored towards, but not limited to, the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position (see brochure for details). The written exam, interactive exercises and physical agility test will be administered September 16-17, 2019. The process may also include an extensive criminal background check, medical examination, and interview(s) with the Chief of System and Chief Fire Marshal.