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Fire and Safety Marshal

Employment Opportunities: The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) is currently recruiting to fill two Fire and Safety Marshal vacancies, one each at Norristown State Hospital (Montgomery County) and Warren State Hospital (Warren County).

Nature of Work: This position provides for the life safety component of hospital operations by completing preventive maintenance work, fire drills, inspections and answering fire alarms. Work involves providing direction to facility staff in firefighting or the evacuation of buildings; inspecting buildings for fire, environmental and safety hazards; maintaining firefighting equipment; developing and monitoring fire safety contracts; and carrying out fire and safety training and fire drills.

In order to be considered, applicants must meet Pennsylvania residency, possess a valid Pennsylvania driver license, and meet the following minimum requirements: four years of experience in firefighting or fire prevention work; and graduation from a standard high school or vocational school; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Condition of Employment: Employees must obtain Hazardous Material Operations, CPR and AED certifications from an accredited organization within one year of hire.

Starting Salary: $39,537 annually, with excellent benefits.

Have job-specific questions about these opportunities? Please call Norristown State Hospital at (610) 313-1082 or Warren State Hospital at (814) 726-4376/4394.

Have questions about the application process? Please call the State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu. Reference announcement #2017073 for Fire and Safety Marshal to submit your application. Score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ยง7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at www.scsc.pa.gov

Norristown State Hospital
1001 Sterigere Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Warren State Hospital
33 Main Drive
Warren, PA 16365