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P/T - Special Ops Haz-Mat Manager #2211-304400-01

P/T Special Operations Haz-Mat Manager

Date Opened
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:00 PM
Close Date
Friday, November 25, 2022 5:00 PM
  • Starting Salary is $25.00 per hour/ P/T 29 hours per week
Employment Type
  • Part Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


This is a high level technical and skilled position responsible for performing work related to the Special Operations Division Hazardous Materials programs of the Charlotte Fire Department. The position also serves as the back-up to other Special Operations Division responsibilities and functions. This position requires considerable independent work and decision making with limited supervision.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Equipment repair and maintenance, as trained and certified to perform, on a variety of Haz-Mat instrumentation and rescue equipment.  Examples include, but are not limited to: meter operation, calibration, and repair as specified by the manufacturer.
  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules for Haz-Mat equipment as recommended by the manufacturer, including software and firmware updates.
  • Fulfills Phase I environmental requests.
  • Handle Tier II requests routed through the Division.
  • Responds to emergency incidents to support operating Haz-Mat companies with equipment repairs and replenishing of depleted supplies.
  • Makes scheduled and unscheduled deliveries of supplies and equipment to Haz-Mat fire stations.
  • Special Operations equipment inventories & accountability
  • Recommendations for new Haz-Mat equipment and/or supplies for purchase.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary to fulfill the mission of the Charlotte Fire Department.

Preferred Qualification

  • Class A license (Classified or CDL)
  • USAR Collapse Rescue
  • USAR Trench
  • USAR Confined Space
  • Knowledge of Charlotte Fire Department meter program
  • Knowledge of Charlotte Fire Department Haz-Mat program

Minimum Qualifications

  • HS diploma or GED and 3+ years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential job functions
  • Considerable knowledge of fire department equipment.
  • Basic PC literacy for inventory control and purchasing.
  • Current or former Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Current or former Hazardous Materials of Chemistry
  • Completion of ICS 700, 100 and 200
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds and able to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Valid North Carolina Class “B” Driver’s License.

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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