City of Tucson

PUBLIC SAFETY EDUCATION SPECIALIST (#1002)

$23.31-$41.52 Hourly / $48,484.80-$86,361.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815


General Description

Develops and presents specialty fire and life safety education programs to audiences, including other educators, as a community service and public relations function of the Fire Department.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments.

Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Develops and presents fire safety and injury prevention programs to children in the community. Develops specialty safety programs for developmentally and physically challenged individuals.

Writes grant proposals and researches possible grants for children's fire safety and injury prevention programs.

Teaches other fire safety professionals new educational strategies for injury and fire prevention and designs curriculum to do so.

Gathers data regarding injuries and analyzes data.

Interacts with higher education institutions for the purposes of research, board participation, intern mentoring and supervision.

Mentors other staff in the areas of curriculum development and grant work.

Incorporates puppets and other educational media into programs to educate audiences, especially children, in the areas of fire and injury prevention.

Collaborates with other agencies to develop safety lists and tools for assessing environments to ensure they are safe from fire hazards and potential injury sources.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years of experience in fire safety education

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 10

Occupational Group Description: Personnel

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 1002; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;