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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID152218

NY HELPNo

AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleFire Protection Specialist 1 (VID 152218)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Dutchess

Street Address 10 Ross Circle

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12601

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent service as a Fire & Safety Representative and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Successful completion of a qualifying pre-employment physical examination, background check, and drug testing may be required for permanent appointment. Details regarding these exam requirements can be found under the Fire Protection Specialist title at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/ehs/forms.cfm.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Fire Protection Specialist 1, SG-18.

GENERAL PUBLIC CANDIDATES:
Individuals who have 55b/c eligibility AND meet the below qualifications are encouraged to apply. If applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Either 1: Three years of full-time, paid experience as a firefighter in a fire department, military fire department, or industrial fire brigade. Experience must have been obtained on or after January 1, 2005.
OR
2: Six years of experience as a volunteer firefighter or firefighter trainer. Experience must be obtained on or after January 1,2005.

Non-Qualifying experience: Radio dispatch, administrative or bookkeeping duties.

For additional information regarding 55b/c and/or how to apply please visit the Civil Service webpagehttps://www.cs.ny.gov/rp55/.

Successful completion of a qualifying pre-employment physical examination, background check, and drug testing may be required for permanent appointment. Details regarding these exam requirements can be found under the Fire Protection Specialist title at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/ehs/forms.cfm.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Fire Protection Specialist 1, SG-18.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Fire Protection Specialist 2 in the Office of Fire Prevention and Control Fire Training and Education Branch the incumbent will oversee the activities and staff of the assigned administrative training district.

Duties include, but not limited to:
• Develop course curriculum for assigned technical specialties (e.g., hazardous materials, weapons of mass destruction, vehicle extrication, firefighting, and technical rescue.)
• Review and audit teaching assignments of SFIs. Evaluate instructors on presentation methods, technique, and technical content and provide guidance and suggestions for improvement.
• Recommend and develop new training programs (in conjunction with SFIs)
• Prepare lesson plans and create a variety of educational materials and teaching aids.
• Evaluate technical training programs and recommend improvements.
• Provide on-site technical assistance and support to local emergency responders and government officials.
• Provide technical assistance to support development of emergency response plans and exercises in conjunction with local and state agency partners.
• Prepare technical reports and other documents.
• May act as the official State representative to coordinate State provided emergency services in the event of a regional or Statewide incident.
• Assist with the delivery of courses when needed, including administering written and practical skills testing.
• Assist with regional instructor authorizations to conduct State Fire training.
• Assist with the communications and meetings with local fire chiefs and fire coordinators and other fire officials as needed.
• Perform other duties and special projects as required.

NOTE:
Travel may be required (approximately 60%), including during evening and weekends, depending on assignment.

Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required, or otherwise demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Mid-Hudson: Location Pay of $1,543.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/EP

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address HRresumes@ogs.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.

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