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8 Aug 2022

Fire Full Time, Fire Marshal City of Derby, CT

City of Derby – Posted by WaltMayhew Derby, Connecticut, United States

Job Description

The City of Derby is seeking a Full-Time Fire Marshal. A full list of required duties is included in the attached Job Description. The Fire Marshal will work under the direction of the Mayor and/or his designee. There will be a six month probation period upon hire.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of modern fire investigative techniques and fire safety, prevention, and protection practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments and the public.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and maintain accurate records.
  • Knowledge of the State Fire Safety Code.
  • Thorough knowledge of the laws and ordinances of the City of Derby pertaining to fire safety.
  • Knowledge of regulations covering flammable liquids, gases and explosives, and installation of oil and gas burning equipment.
  • Ability to interpret building plans and specifications and interpret fire safety codes and applicable regulations.

Education and Training

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have satisfactorily passed the CT State mandated course for Fire Marshals and possess a valid certification from the State of Connecticut
  • Office of State Fire Marshal as per Chapter 541 Section 29-298.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations of the City of Derby Fire Department.

Physical Requirements

Shall meet all of the requirements specified for City of Derby Fire Department members.

Example of Duties

  • Reports incidents to the Bureau of State Fire Marshal as per Chapter 541 Section 29-305.
  • Plans, organizes and supervises all fire investigations and inspection activities in the City of Derby.
  • Responds to all building fires and all serious fires.
  • Inspects all buildings and facilities of public service and all occupancies regulated by the State Fire and Life Safety Code in the interest of public safety in the City of Derby.
  • Investigates complaints on violations of state laws and city ordinances.
  • Issues orders for abatement of fire hazards.
  • Investigates fires to determine origin and cause.
  • Organizes and directs programs to develop public cooperation in the prevention and control of hazardous conditions.
  • Prepares reports on inspections and investigations and makes recommendations regarding matters within the purview of his/her authority.
  • Inspects tanks storing hazardous or combustible liquids or gases and/or tank trucks. Issues and checks explosives permits, licenses and sites.
  • Performs inspections of all occupancies within the City of Derby that fall under the requirements for inspection in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes and applicable regulations.

For a full job description click here. 

Annual Salary: $60,000-$80,000 /year

Hourly Rate : Select an Hourly Rate (if applicable)

How to Apply

Interested Candidates are encouraged to fill out an application here and forward the completed application and your resume to wmayhew@derbyct.gov


Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Fire. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.


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