Sunday , December 10 2023

Y12 Jobs – ESS-P Assistant Fire Chief

Website Y-12 National Security Complex

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, directs all operational aspects of a specific function within the Pantex Fire Department, including compliance, training, equipment readiness and personnel management. Performs duties with opportunity for exercise of initiative, independent judgment and discretion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs periodic inspections to ensure efficient utilization of personnel and equipment.
  • Respects a worker’s right to stop work when they feel their personal safety is jeopardized and take responsibility to resolve the concern in a timely manner.
  • Develops technical specifications for Specialized Emergency Equipment.
  • Attends and or conducts required safety meetings and training.
  • Initiating discipline in the form of verbal counseling and referring successive steps of discipline to Human Resources as necessary.
  • Make recommendations for hiring, firing, salary increases and promotions.
  • Directs activities of fire department personnel within assigned function in accordance with established procedures.
  • Responsible to evaluate personnel and make personnel assignments.
  • Performs duties of Fire Chief in his/her absence.
  • Makes fiscal decisions within scope of assigned function.
  • Responsible to manage the support/operation section of the department.
  • Facilitates and supports all plant safety initiatives and provides instruction in safety awareness and provides training while resolving issues and concerns within the organization.
  • Ensures that a feedback loop is maintained to communicate answers to issues, concerns and lessons learned in accordance with Integrated Safety Management (ISM) principals.
  • Recommend, develop and approve changes to Fire Department procedures and processes.
  • Ensures worker involvement in work planning, and determination of hazards and control in accordance with ISM principals.
  • Makes recommendations regarding placement, promotion, demotion and/or removal of personnel within assigned function.
  • Required to attend and/or successfully complete training classes as determined by the Training and Development Technologies Department, through General Employee Training (Reference DOE Order 426.2), and Management.
  • Recommends and implements improvements and modifications to organization, procedures, policies, standards, methods and equipment within assigned function.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform all duties and functions outlined above.
  • Must be able to supervise and manage firefighters and plan for technical improvements of Fire Department programs.
  • Knowledge of DOE directives, standards and orders, fire department requirements by the National Fire Protection Association codes and standards and other pertinent compliance documents.
  • Must meet initial employment requirements.
  • Ability to operate at all types of emergencies as the incident commander and fulfill the position of fire chief in the fire chief’s absence.
  • Bachelors’ degree in a technical and/or business related discipline or an equivalent combination of related education and experience with at least 12 years of fire protection or related science.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of the fire department operations.
  • Knowledge of computer programs pertaining to fire department operations involving: inspections, studies, and root causes.
  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend applicable written and/or oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be physically fit to perform the above job functions as determined by Medical Evaluation.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree: Minimum 12 years of relevant experience. Minimum 5 years of management experience.
  • OR Associate’s degree: Minimum 16 years of relevant experience. Minimum 5 years of management experience.
  • Twenty or more years of relevant education and/or relevant experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years-of-experience requirements for this posting; must include, at a minimum, 5 years of management experience.
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Advanced Fire Fighter.
  • TCFP Fire Instructor II.
  • TCFP Hazardous Materials Technician.
  • TCFP Fire Officer II.
  • Texas Department of State Health Services – Basic Emergency Medical Technician.

Job Details:

Company: Y-12 National Security Complex

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Knoxville, TN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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