Deputy Fire Marshal/Senior Deputy Fire Marshal

  • Clark County
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Feb 19, 2021
Full time Government

Job Description

Job Summary 

Responsible for improving standards of public safety through fire prevention activities and securing compliance with fire prevention laws, ordinances and standards.  Investigates the origin and cause of fires and performs follow-up investigation as required.  Presents public education programs and answers specific requests for assistance from the public.

Deputy Fire Marshals are on a 24-hour, seven day rotation for fire investigative purposes.  Hours not included in the normal 40 hour work week are paid as standby.

Education and Experience:

Three years of professional fire service experience with a fire fighting background and career emphasis in any combination of fire inspection, fire investigation, commercial plan review (fire related) or public education.

Completion of or significant study towards a recognized degree program in fire science, administration or a closely related field at an established college or university may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two years.

Volunteer or part-time fire service experience may be substituted for career experience at the rate of two years volunteer or part time for one year of career experience.  Experience in an occupationally related field may be considered as career experience.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license. 


International Code Council Fire Inspector I certification.

International Code Council Fire Inspector II certification within 1 year of the date of employment is required.

International Code Council Fire Plans Examiner certification within 1 year of the date of employment is required.

An online application is required.  For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:                                                                                           

Salary Grade: Local 307.300 ($36.51 - $44.43) per hour



Salary Grade: Local 307.300 ($36.51 - $44.43) per hour