• Full Time
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Salary: $9,374 - $11,395/Monthly*

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Fire Services Officer

$9,374 – $11,395/Monthly*

Join our team, become the County of Sonoma’s Fire Services Officer!

Permit Sonoma’s Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Division seeks an experienced emergency services professional.

Starting salary up to $65.52/hour ($136,748/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

As our Fire Services Officer, you will:

– Plan and coordinate the activities County’s Hazardous Materials Program and Volunteers
– Respond to Hazardous Materials emergencies and direct operations as necessary
– Develop instructional materials and plan, organize, schedule, and conduct training’s for the staff of various fire agencies
– Perform fire prevention work and enforce provisions of County Fire Ordinances and related state regulations

The ideal candidate to become our next Fire Services Officer will have completed Hazardous Materials field/management training, and experience training and supervising staff working in hazardous materials-related programs. Additionally, they will have excellent interpersonal skills and:

– A strong work ethic, sound judgment, and a common-sense approach to resolving challenges
– The ability to analyze problems in order to reach practical conclusions
– Multiple years of experience investigating fires and working to ensure that proper fire prevention and control measures are in place; and assessing underground tanks, hazardous waste, and other materials to ensure proper storage and handling
– Experience successfully leading a team to accomplish fire prevention, investigation, hazmat incident response, and vegetation management objectives
– Highly effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to engage and interact with diverse audiences

What We Offer

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

– An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
– Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
– Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
– County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
– Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
– May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
– Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and we are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 08/19/21

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