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Division Chief of Fire Training positionin Farmington, NM
CLOSING DATE Monday, June 03, 2013
JOB # #23-2013 SALARY $24.27-$27.35 per hour
San Juan County is seeking a highly experienced professional with strong leadership and administrative skills to coordinate and develop training programs for volunteers in the fire districts. Assists in conducting fire prevention and investigation activities, and assists in enforcing the fire protection and prevention codes and ordinances of the San Juan County Fire Department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
This position manages, facilitates and develops training programs to properly train emergency response personnel in the volunteer fire districts; develops training on fire suppression, incident management, emergency medical services, hazardous materials and fire prevention. Formulates teaching outline, teaching aids and determines instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, meetings and workshops. Develops and coordinates certification process. Identifies outside contractors to conduct training programs; negotiates contracts and coordinates their training activities; monitors training activities to ensure that it is effective and pertinent to field training needs. Completes administrative requirements and ensures compliance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations. May investigate the cause and origin of fires occurring in the County; provides court testimony as needed. Assists with preparing and monitoring training budget. Performs other related job duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
"Must possess an Associate's degree in Fire Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience totaling five years, and four years of recent experience as an active member of a fire department involved in fire suppression, emergency medical service and incident management. Minimum of five years fire service instruction. Minimum IFSAC Fire Fighter 1 certification and IFSAC Fire Instruction 1 certification or equivalent. ICS 400, NIMS 700 and 800 or ability to acquire within one year of hire. Minimum NM licensed Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) or ability to acquire within one year of hire. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid New Mexico Class A CDL with tanker endorsement, E driver's license.
No testing is required for this positon.
For more information and apply, please visit our website www.sjcounty.net or call the San Juan County Human Resources Department at 505-334-4522.