PortervilleRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Porterville jobs

Fire Captain

Company: City Of Porterville
Location: Porterville
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Job Description:

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Supervises all fire safety personnel at all stations during an assigned shift; responds to life and property protection emergencies in the district covered by the headquarters' station; makes necessary decisions in emergency situations with regard to deployment of firefighters and equipment, fire suppression activities, emergency medical, and rescue procedures; provides inspection of commercial and industrial buildings to enforce fire codes and ordinances; identifies hazards and collects information for the pre-fire planning process; provides training through in-station drills, classroom instruction, and shift briefings; maintains personnel and other departmental records; prepares reports and target hazard files; directs the maintenance and repair of fire equipment, apparatus, hydrants, and stations; acts as Fire Marshal as assigned; investigates fires; prepares arson investigation reports and documents necessary for prosecution; preserves evidence; testifies in court; conducts special studies; compiles and analyzes statistics; acquires and reviews materials on fire services in other jurisdictions and reports on comparative analysis; conducts building and fire safety inspections; prepares notices for code violations; reports violations to Fire Chief; cooperates with other departments in effecting compliance; conducts follow-up inspections; issues citations, when necessary; reviews construction plans for compliance with fire code, regulations and standards; participates in the development of goals and objectives for fire training programs; designs programs to achieve objectives; administers, coordinates, and presents training programs; maintains records of training performed; prepares periodic reports on the types and amounts of training received by fire personnel; and represents and supports the policies and procedures established by the City Council, City Manager, and Department Heads. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Education and/or Experience: Certified by the California State Board of Fire Services as a Fire Officer and five years of progressively responsible firefighting experience including two years in supervision or any combination of training and experience that provides with the desired knowledge and abilities. An Associate's degree in fire science is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of supervision; policies, procedures, laws and regulations governing the operation of a fire department; the incident command system; firefighting methods and equipment; fire behavior and suppression techniques; local, state and national safety codes and laws; prevention and inspection and maintenance of apparatus and equipment used by a fire department; emergency medical care and basic apparatus and equipment used by a afire department; emergency medical care and basic life support techniques; universal fire vocabulary and expressive techniques; mechanical and building construction maintenance principles; universal safety precautions when providing medical attention; safety inspection procedures; principles and techniques observed in the design and administration of training programs; and report writing and basic research methods. Ability to: Supervise operations consistent with department policies and goals; supervise and evaluate the work of others; work under pressure of dangerous situations, deadlines and emergencies; analyze and evaluate activities and methods; operate all fire, emergency and telecommunication equipment and apparatus; administer medical care and life support procedures; identify and solve problems; think and act quickly in emergency situations; communicate effectively with individuals of all ages in various emotional states, from different backgrounds and in a variety of mental conditions; rapidly shift among communication styles; control situations involving irate and emotionally distraught persons; communicate in person and by any form of communication device; understand and follow directions; respond and make decisions under stress; remember and make a written record of observations and actions taken; use a computer to enter and retrieve information; write clear and concise reports; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, peers, subordinates and the general public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of, and ability to maintain, an EMT I certification and a valid California Driver's License SELECTION: Screening will consist of a competitive assessment of relevant education, training and work experience to be followed by a written examination and/or an interview before an Oral Board to determine the most qualified candidates. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to an interview, and the decision of the screening committee is final. Those candidates who are determined eligible for appointment to the position will be placed on the City's Certified Eligibility List. Applicants will receive written notification regarding the results of all phases of the recruitment process up to the establishment of the Eligibility List, if applicable. The City reserves the right to alter the testing process, as needed, without notice. Candidates whose training and work experience most closely corresponds with the duties that are expected to be performed will be contacted by the Fire Chief for further consideration of appointment to the position. The reference materials to study for the Fire Captain examination are as follows: Fortney,J., (Ed.). (2014). Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th Edition. IFSTA. Murnane, L., (2016). Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement, 8th Edition. IFSTA Hess, Karen M., & Wrobleski, Henry M. (2002). For the Record: Report Writing for Fire Services, 2nd Edition. Innovative Systems. National Incident Management System Consortium. (2007). Book 1 - First Edition Incident Command System (ICS) Model Procedures Multi- Casualty, Highway, and Managing Large-Scale Incidents Using NIMSICS, 1st Edition. Fire Protection Publications. TO APPLY: Complete an application for this position on our website: or submit a completed City of Porterville Employment Application (a resume may be included, but does not substitute for a completed application), together with any other materials required to accompany the application if noticed in this announcement, to the Human Resources Office, Porterville City Hall, 291 N. Main Street, Porterville, CA 93257. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office by 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019. SPECIAL CONDITION: Candidates recommended for hire will be required to undergo a background reference, a fingerprint check, and a pre-employment physical, which may include a drug test. The City of Porterville is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you believe you need accommodation under the ADA in the testing process for any position for which you intend to apply, please contact the Human Resources Division at to request such accommodation. The City prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability or medical condition, Acquired Immune Deficiency (AIDS/HIV) or AIDS related conditions, political affiliation, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or domestic partner status, gender identity, parental status, veteran status, height, weight, or any other basis protected by law. Category: Protective Service , Keywords: Fire Captain

Keywords: City Of Porterville, Porterville , Fire Captain, Other , Porterville, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Hygienist
Description: Requisition Number 19-1253 Title Hygienist City Fresno State CA Zip Code 93711 Description br br Western Dental Orthodontics is currently looking for bright, motivated, br br Registered
Company: WESTERN DENTAL SERVICES
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Physical Therapist Travel Job in Fresno, CA
Description: br Provide expert therapy to patients with injuries and/or illnesses to help them improve movement, manage pain, and/or prevent the loss of mobility at state-of-the-art facilities across the U.S. Partner (more...)
Company: Jackson Therapy Partners
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Physician: Urology Opening in Northern California, Outside Y
Description: A health system in northern California needs additional urology support. The community has growing demand and a physician is nearing retirement age, so the facility reviewing new candidates. The schedule (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019


Physician: Academic Chief of Urology Opportunity in Californ
Description: An experienced, board certified urologist is needed for dual academic as well as clinical role in California. The incoming physician must be interested in teaching, research, as well as working in a clinical (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Travel Nurse - OR RN - Fresno, CA
Description: Travel OR Registered Nurse RN br Start your next travel opportunity with this great Registered Nurse RN Operating Room position in Fresno, CA. br Job Details br ul br li 2,500- 2,600 (more...)
Company: General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

PROMOTION PRODUCER
Description: PROMOTION PRODUCER KFSN, the Disney/ABC Owned TV station in Fresno, CA, is looking for a Promotion Producer to join the Creative Services team. The applicant will need to have a strong
Company: KFSN-TV
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Customer Support Rep
Description: Customer Support Representative This position is with Mommy Jobs Online, so please visit mommyjobsonline.com to apply and get registered on our site directly As a member of our Trade Compliance Customer (more...)
Company: Mommy Jobs Online
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Home Care Aide - Fresno
Description: Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of quality home care and deliver life-changing service to your clients. As an Addus Home Care Aide, you'll play a vital role in supporting (more...)
Company: Addus HomeCare
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Physician: Hospitalist for Day Shifts needed in Central Cali
Description: An exciting hospitalist opportunity is now available in California. The facility has a growing patient demand, so they are accepting board certified or board eligible internal medicine of family practice (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Central California Program Coordinator
Description: The Mattress Recycling Council's Bye Bye Mattress program has recycled over 4 million mattresses and box springs in California since 2016.--As the program continues to grow, MRC is expanding its operations (more...)
Company: Mattress Recycling Council
Location: Fresno
Posted on: 07/17/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Porterville RSS job feeds