The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) has an opening for a Full-time Unclassified HazMat Program Director. This position plans, organizes and directs all activities of the Hazardous Material Response (HazMat) Division. Works with the Staff Development Specialist II to create and deliver quality hazmat training programs statewide. Represents the State Fire Marshal at numerous fire service functions. Serves on committees, advisory boards and work teams to promote hazmat awareness and educate people about the capabilities of the hazmat response program. Acts as consultant to the State Fire Marshal on issues of hazmat. Develops position requirements for response team members and ensures contacting entities have adequately trained and equipped personnel to meet their contractual obligations. Ensures all valid requests for assistance are responded to within designated time frames and in accordance with applicable federal and state laws that govern the activity. Develops evaluation standards and periodically evaluates each response team's effectiveness. Requires statewide travel with some requiring overnight stays.
Full time, unclassified with benefits, Rate of Pay - $52,312.00 annually.
Minimum Requirements: Two years' experience in planning, organizing and directing the work of a department, program or agency. Extensive knowledge of chemicals, their flammable or harmful properties, interactions and criteria for their transport. Ability to supervise; coordinate program activities with other agencies and jurisdictions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; use tack and diplomacy in dealing with people; keep records; prepare reports and formulate division budget. Possess three years of experience in managing, administering and/or supervising human, financial, physical or informational resources and five years' experience working in some facet of hazmat program administration or response. Must be familiar with all federal and state laws and regulations applicable to hazardous materials; the handling and transportation of, and handling of incidents involving hazardous materials. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
Licenses, Certifications & Registration: Must have a current, valid Kansas driver's license.
Performance Standards: To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision within six (6) months of hire date.
HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at www.jobs.ks.gov
STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at www.job.ks.gov
STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Fire Marshal.
STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.
Online State of Kansas Application form sent to Fire Marshal
valid Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
send to Brenda Schuette, email@example.com
Your application will be considered incomplete and you will be found ineligible if you fail to submit the required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
NOTE: If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html . Your application will be considered incomplete if not submitted within 48 hours after the job posting closes.
A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Brenda L. Schuette
Office of the State Fire Marshal
700 SW Jackson, Suite 600
Topeka, Kansas 66603
How You Will Be Evaluated: Once you complete and submit your application materials, they will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred qualifications for the position.
What to Expect Next: After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be contacted for a possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the OSFM Recruitment Office at 785-296-0654.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is an Equal Opportunity Employer