Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $4,827.33 - $5,867.33 Monthly
FINAL FILING DATE:
Open until filled. This recruitment may close at any time upon receipt of sufficient qualified applicants.
THE POSITION: This position performs responsible technical assistance by coordinating, monitoring and reporting on fire departmental activities of a routine and recurring nature, to perform administrative and technical work of assigned fire program area; and to review routine administrative requests related to areas of assignment. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: coordinate fire permit process; receive and review fire applications for completeness and compliance with related laws, codes ordinances and legislation; process plan check submittals, applications and other related documents; answer code related questions and supply information regarding permit processing policies and procedures; receive comment letters and stamp plans as approved or disapproved; notify applicant and maintain database history; process, enter and audit billing information in the City’s financial system for fire department new construction and annual fire safety permits; review, confirm, and research invoices, verify encumbrances, research discrepancies as they relate to fire department vendors; compile and maintain backup materials and documents necessary for the development and maintenance of the Fire Department’s firefighter training program software application; process, monitor and maintain records for State of California EMT-Paramedic license renewals; act as liaison for developers with City Fire and Hazardous Materials review staff; coordinates action and workflow within the Fire Department and other City departments and outside agencies; receive requests for inspection and schedule appropriately using specialized records management and permit software to create and maintain project files and check project status; establish and maintain filing and reporting systems related to program areas; prepare and type correspondence and reports; maintain manual and electronic records of findings and enforcement actions in an orderly and timely manner as it relates to weed abatement for the Fairview Fire Protection District; coordinate inspections and abatement procedures by contractor for weed abatement for the Fairview Fire Protection District; receive and coordinate Fire Department service requests for company appearances, fire station tours and company ride alongs; respond to requests for fire incident reports and direct to appropriate staff as necessary; recommend and participate in implementation and improvement of policies and procedures; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and perform related work as required.
REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two (2) years of responsible experience performing duties similar to that of a Fire Technician I with the City of Hayward.
Education: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in fire science, planning, or related field.
License or Certificate: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver’s License.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and a response to the Supplemental Questions, which fully describes the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Application packets will be screened by a qualifications appraisal panel and candidates considered best qualified based on the information provided, will move forward in the examination process. The examination process may include a writing exercise, computer assessment, practical exam and/or oral interview. Candidates passing all phases of the examination process may be eligible for a temporary assignment.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Please include response to the following questions with your application. Limit responses to each question to one (1) page, double-spaced, 12 point font:
1. Please describe your experience providing technical and/or clerical support in a public safety environment.
APPLICATIONS: Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov or www.calopps.org. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Resumes cannot be submitted in lieu of an application. A complete job description and benefit summary can be found on the City’s website. The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer.