Established in 1947, the Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District (dba: Santa Clara County Fire Department) is a dependent special district that provides fire services to a portion of Santa Clara County, California including the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga. The Department is seeking a Hazardous Materials Assistant Fire Marshal. The minimum requirements for this position is possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in fire science, fire administration, fire protection engineering, business administration, environmental studies or a science associated with the study of hazardous materials or environmental protection; and a minimum of eight (8) years of increasingly responsible work experience in a governmental regulatory agency conducting inspections and investigations, reviewing plans, performing other code compliance functions related to the storage, handling, and use of hazardous materials, of which three (3) of those years are in a supervisory capacity. Candidates must have successfully completed and passed the California State Fire Training coursework in either Fire Prevention (Fire Prevention 1A, 1B, and 1C - retired) or the current Fire Inspector I (Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, 1C, and 1D); or will be required to do so within one (1) year of employment; or when courses become available. International Code Council (ICC) California Underground Storage Tank Inspector certification must be obtained within six (6) months of appointment and maintained as required by state law to perform assigned duties. Candidates also must have successfully completed and passed the California State Fire Training for Fire Investigator I & II (Fire Investigation 1A, 1B, 2A, and 2B – retired) or current Fire Investigator 2017 (Fire Investigation 1A, 1B, and 1C), and California Penal Code 832 is required. Classes may be taken when courses become available. A valid state of California driver’s license is also required. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate must complete and pass a background check, Live Scan fingerprint, psychological evaluation, and complete a medical examination.
Applicants are required to complete a brief supplemental questionnaire.
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The monthly salary range for the Hazardous Materials Assistant Fire Marshal is $13,334.84 - $16,208.58; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.