Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
Job Posting TitleFire Equipment Specialist
Agency040 DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD & FORESTRY
Supervisory OrganizationAgriculture, Food & Forestry–Agriculture Building
Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)February 23, 2023
Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.
Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Fire Equipment Specialist in the Forestry Division. This is a position (PIN #04000149) in state government, located in Goldsby, OK. The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position is up to $38,072.00 based on education and experience.
Must include resume to be considered.
Position Description: Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing work in the inspection, evaluation and acquisition of firefighting and emergency response equipment from federal, state, and local governments. Develops and maintains effective and cooperative relations with government officials and recipients. Prepares listings of property, including description, quantity, government acquisition cost, nomenclature, size and, serial number for placement of equipment and inventory purposes. Completes procurement documents, verifies availability, annotates list identifying special requests and class of property, contacts agency for formal property request documentation.
Level Description: This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities of supporting the Community Fire Assistance Program (CFAP), primarily the Firefighter Property Program (FFP) and Federal Excess Property Program (FEPP). This will involve screening federal excess property, use of Class 8 tractors and trucks to pick up acquired items and use of forklifts/loaders for loading and unloading equipment on the Community Fire Assistance Program yard.
Education and Experience: Requirements consist of a high school diploma or equivalent and two years’ experience as a Fire Equipment Specialist or closely related position and one year of experience operating heavy equipment and trucks to load/unload/haul cargo; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Required at this level include knowledge of basic fire management; of wildland fire suppression and support equipment; of wildfire suppression principles and techniques; of the operation and maintenance of wildland fire equipment; and of the evaluation and utility of firefighting equipment used by the Oklahoma Fire Service. Ability is required to trouble-shoot equipment issues and malfunctions throughout the entire process of screening, acquirement, and delivery; to support emergency response including wildfires and all hazard incidents as directed by supervisor; to perform facilities maintenance and repairs as directed; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: This position works outdoors up to 75% of the time. Field work sometimes occurs in extreme environmental conditions, such as high/cold temperatures; high winds; smoke; and dust. Subject to call after regular duty hours as needed during Fire Season. Travel could be up to 75% during extreme Fire Seasons.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.
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