I am reaching out to you today to request your assistance with a recruitment effort we are conducting on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. A Localized Exam Program will open on Monday, January 25, to fill one vacancy for Fire and Safety Marshal. This opening is located at White Haven Center in Luzerne County.
Please share the information in this e-mail throughout your respective networks so we may assist the Department of Human Services with finding interested and qualified individuals to meet this employment need. As always, thank you very much for your support of our important recruitment efforts!
Applications will only be accepted between January 25 and February 5, 2016.
Nature of Work: Work involves assuring all detection, protection, and prevention systems are functional and are in compliance with state, local, and national codes; conducting programs for fire prevention, fire safety, and firefighting; conducting fire safety inspections of buildings; conducting fire drills, and maintaining records of drills and response of staff; maintaining fire safety equipment in a state of readiness; and conducting investigations, and preparing reports regarding fire-related incidents.
In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, have a valid driver’s license, and meet the following requirements: Four years of experience in firefighting or fire prevention work; and graduation from a standard high school or vocational school; or an equivalent combination of experience and training. Training in firefighting or fire prevention can be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience. Appropriate training will be accepted at the rate of 450 clock hours or 30 semester hours being equal to one year of experience. Training can be administered through colleges or technical schools, state or other jurisdictions, fire departments, or military services. Courses must be relevant to firefighting or fire prevention.
Starting Salary: $37,722 annually with an excellent benefits package!
Have questions? Please contact Jill Budda by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (570) 443-4217.
How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage, and select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu. Reference announcement #2010-117 for Fire and Safety Marshal to submit your application. You must complete a Civil Service application, and the associated application supplement. No written test is required.
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of www.scsc.pa.gov.
White Haven Center
827 Oley Valley Road
White Haven, PA 18661