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Assistant Fire Marshal

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
Closing date
Jul 23, 2021
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Fire Safety Officer III

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Assistant Fire Marshal


Public Safety

Position Type:

PCLS - Slotted Classified

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12 mo.

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40 hours per week

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Assistant Fire Marshal Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Assistant Fire Marshal (Fire Safety Officer III) in the Department of Public Safety. Duties include, but are not limited to: inspect and test fire protection/and or fire detection systems; inspect buildings to locate hazardous conditions and fire code violations; conduct inspections and acceptance testing of newly installed fire protection; conduct fire code compliance follow-ups to ensure that corrective actions have been taken in cases where violations were found; write detailed reports of fire inspections performed, fire code violations observed, and corrective recommendations offered; attend training classes in order to maintain current knowledge of fire prevention, safety and firefighting procedures; present and explain fire code requirements and fire prevention information to architects, contractors, attorneys, engineers, fire service personnel, and the general public; conduct fire exit drills to monitor and evaluate evacuation procedures; respond to emergencies on campus such a fire, medical or chemical incidents; control the incidents and return campus to normal operation; develop and coordinate fire prevention programs such as false alarm reduction, fire inspection reporting, and hazardous materials management; investigate causes of fires, collecting and preparing evidence and presenting investigation in court when necessary; supervise staff to include their training work plans and evaluate their performance; arrange for the replacement of defective firefighting equipment and for repair of fire alarm and sprinkler systems; conduct minor repairs such as servicing fire extinguishers when feasible; on call after hours and weekend when scheduled by Fire Marshal; respond to campus off duty during emergencies to control incident and restore campus life safety systems to normal operations; contact repair contractors to make necessary repairs as needed; and perform others duties as assigned. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and Fire Marshal, fire prevention and/or fire-fighting experience are required. Must possess and maintain a valid SC driver’s license. Must possess and maintain or be able to obtain within twelve (12) months of hire, State Fire Marshal certification, basic first aid, AED and CPR certifications. ICC Inspector Level 2 certification is preferred. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply on-line at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Deadline to apply: July 23, 2021. Fire Safety Officer III (JC80/147873) – Full-time position with benefits. State pay band: 06. Normal working hours vary. Position may require some evenings and weekends. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent. Fire Marshal, fire prevention and/or fire-fighting experience.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

Must possess and maintain, or be able to obtain within 12 months of hire, State Fire Marshal certification, basic first aid, AED and CPR certifications. Must possess and maintain a valid SC driver’s license. ICC Inspector Level 2 certification is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have a working knowledge of national, state and local fire codes, fire alarms and sprinkler systems. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills and develop policies and procedures for the administration of the Fire Safety Division. Must write and maintain accurate written records; managing and training employees and students. Must have the ability to make sound decisions and use good judgment based on the totality of the facts.

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