Title:  Vermont Fire Academy Site Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  07/24/2024
Req ID:  47707
Department:  Public Safety
Location: 

Pittsford, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.16

Overview

The Department of Public Safety is seeking a Site Coordinator to work as a part of a team to coordinate logistical support for on-campus and outreach fire service training. The position is responsible for maintaining the Vermont Fire Academy site and its facilities, fleet, and equipment.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates the operation of dormitory space.
  • Oversees delivery, operation, and return of training props and materials to and from outreach training venues.
  • Responsible for all maintenance, repair, testing, and inspection of equipment as required by applicable standards and regulations.
  • Monitors training operations for safety compliance, manages the employee respiratory protection program, and administers the safety program for the Fire Academy.
  • Responsible for equipment and supply purchasing and maintaining vendor contracts as required. Instructs within courses and programs as required and qualified.
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

The coordination and administrative work occurs in the office setting at the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford during business hours. This position requires occasional evening and weekend assignments which includes attending meetings, providing instruction, and providing support to training events. Some manual work is performed while operating or maintaining fire equipment and training props for which a mechanical aptitude is helpful. A fleet vehicle is provided for work assignments requiring travel away from the work station. A limited remote work option is available, depending upon work requirements.

 

This position requires the ability to be medically and physically capable of performing the duties of a fire instructor, including the donning and use of personal protective equipment and respiratory protection within environments that are immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH).

 

As of July 14, 2024, the step 1 rate for pay grade 24 will be $28.16 per hour. 

Who May Apply

This position, Vermont Fire Academy Site Coordinator (#47707), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Michael Skaza at michael.skaza@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed within a standard office setting, on the training grounds, and with occasional travel to off-site training and meeting locations, for which private means of transportation may be required. Transportation of training equipment and supplies may entail some physical effort. Considerable physical effort is required during psychomotor skill training, including work within high temperature and toxic environments encountered during live fire training.  Duties may be performed outdoors, in all types of weather conditions. Occasional exposure to products of combustion at live fire training sessions may occur.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree or higher in fire safety, education, engineering, or related field AND two (2) years or more of experience as a firefighter in a full-time, paid on call, or volunteer fire service, INCLUDING one (1) year of responsibility for providing fire instruction.

OR

Four (4) years or more of experience as a firefighter in a full-time, paid on call, or volunteer fire service, INCLUDING one (1) year of responsibility for providing fire instruction.

Preferred Qualifications

Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, or Paramedic certification.

Professional qualification accredited certifications at the level of Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Instructor II, Fire Officer I, and Fire Officer II.

Special Requirements

Candidates must be medically and physically capable of performing the duties of a fire instructor, including the donning and use of personal protective equipment and respiratory protection within environments that are immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH).

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Security Clearance, fingerprint supported Criminal Records, Motor Vehicle records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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