FIRE ACCREDITATION MANAGER - 0220 Salary
$56,800.02 - $71,009.54 Annually
SC (City Hall), SC
2/28/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
- Job Description
Brief Description of the Job
Manages and coordinates the Fire Department`s efforts to maintain National Accreditation status. Plans, coordinates, and manages accreditation activities, projects, and processes. Gathers and analyzes data, monitors and measures adherence to standards, and resolves non-compliance issues and findings. Updates and maintains policies and regulations. Completes and submits required reports and forms. Prepares and maintains appropriate reports, and files. Coordinates the review and updating of department policies and procedures on an annual basis. Manages and maintains the Fire Department`s accreditation records to include policies and procedures in order to ensure accreditation compliance. Instructs all divisions of the Fire Department in the process of National Accreditation. Conducts and implements special projects as assigned by the Fire Chief/ Deputy Chief. Provides GIS information for Fire Department projects as needed. Serves on committees and task groups as assigned. Serves on-call for support to major incidents.
- Job Duties
Manage Fire Department Accreditation Activities (35%): Under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief, plan, manage, and coordinate the Fire Department`s efforts to maintain National Accreditation status. Participate in regular conferences with the Fire Chief and command staff on planning, data analysis, accreditation and other related matters. Develop proofs of compliance for accreditation standards. Identify, verify, and reconcile compliance with established fire standards, correcting any deficiencies through policy, training, and/or other administrative measures. Review standards and ensure the Department remains in compliance. Stay abreast of all aspects of the accreditation process to include proposed amendments to the standards. Develop, write, review, revise, and manage the Department`s catalog of policies and forms to ensure compliance with accreditation standards. Work closely with staff on policy revision and review. Maintain a standard format in order for policies to be reviewed and revised on a scheduled basis. Maintain accreditation files. Conduct regular reviews with relevant staff and revise Departmental policies and procedures manuals and catalogs to ensure standard operating procedures are reliable and up-to-date. Coordinate on-site accreditation assessments and inspections. Prepare and submit required reports and documentation to assessors. Receive written and verbal inquiries from governmental agencies to enhance the accreditation process. Participate in local Fire accreditation conferences, meetings and mock assessments. Assist with the preparation of the annual departmental budget by projecting accreditation costs for the coming fiscal year. Consult with Fire Chief on building and equipment modifications for compliance purposes. Serve as a liaison between Fire Administration, various department employees, and outside agencies in all accreditation efforts. Regularly report to staff on accreditation compliance. Prepare the Department for reaccreditation. Write/edit a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, and other materials as required.
Manage and Implement Special Projects (30%): Manage and implement special projects as assigned by the Fire Chief/Deputy Fire Chief. Assist Command Staff in the development, research, data analysis, and implementation of general and specific programs and activities. Provide GIS information for Fire Department projects as needed. Supervise and serve on task groups/committees as assigned by the Fire Chief/Deputy Fire Chief. Assist in the preparation of materials and information for the publication of annual department reports.
Manage Accreditation Records (25%): Manage and maintain the Fire Department`s accreditation records including policies and procedures to ensure accreditation compliance. Utilize the Fire Department`s Accreditation Compliance software program in order to manage, create and maintain reporting status and track responsibility for each standard.
Serve as Accreditation Instructor (10%): Provide accreditation related training to all divisions of the Fire Department in order to facilitate understanding of the National Accreditation process and related requirements. Ensure all Fire Department employees receive appropriate training for all new and revised policies. Instruct all Fire divisions on how to respond to accreditation inquires, follow processes, write/revise policies and track data in order to meet accreditation standards.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Formal Education: Two year Associate`s degree or equivalent in a general professional or technical field is required. A Bachelor`s degree in a general professional or technical field is desirable.
Experience: Minimum of two years` experience as a Lieutenant or higher.
Driver`s License Required: Class D South Carolina driver`s license.
Certifications and Requirements:
- Current CPR/ First Responder
- SCFA 2147 NIMS ICS or a NFA course meeting NIMS ICS (100, 200 & 700)
- SCFA 2153 ICS -300 Intermediate and SCFA 2154 ICS-400 Advanced
- SCFA Fire Instructor I
- SCFA 2100 NFPA Fire Officer I
- SCFA 1210 EVDT (SCFA) or Current Driving Program Through (GCFD)
- SCFA 1220 Pump Operations (SCFA) or Current Driving Program Through (GCFD)
- SCFA 1250 Basic Aerial Operations class (SCFA) or Currently Quint and Aerial certified through (GCFD)
Overall Strength Demands: Medium strength demands include exerting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly.
Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, sitting, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, foot controls, balancing, bending, crouching, and twisting. Occasionally requires handling, kneeling, and crawling.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Vehicles, reference materials and office equipment.
Computer Equipment and Software: Computers, Microsoft Office Suite, GIS Software, ExecuTime, Firehouse, and other associated software.
Overall Working Conditions: Satisfactory: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.
Environmental Factors: Monthly exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.
Health and Safety: Rare exposure to mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, fire hazards, communicable diseases, physical danger or abuse, and chemical hazards and explosives.
Primary Work Location: Office Environment, Vehicle, and Outdoors.
Protective Equipment Required: SCBA, turn out gear (coat, pants, and boots), gloves, helmet, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and hearing protection.
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations and tedious or exacting work. Rarely requires irregular schedule/overtime.
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