Deputy Fire Marshal (20385029) Job at CalOpps, Sacramento, CA

  • CalOpps
  • Sacramento, CA

Job Description


UC Davis Cancer Center
Sacramento, CA

Deputy Fire Marshal
Salary Range: $6,750.00 to $13,383.33 Monthly


This position will report directly to the Fire Marshal. The Deputy Fire Marshal is an advanced level position. Duties include, but are not limited to reading, interpreting, and enforcing all State statutes and regulations under the authority of the State Fire Marshal (SFM), and all standards as adopted by SFM as well as UCDH policies. This position will act as a technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas. This position will regularly lead projects of critical importance to the organization; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. May direct programs with organizational-wide impacts that include formulating strategies and administrating policies, policies, processes, and resources. In this position, the individual will perform detailed inspections of buildings under the authority of the UCDH Fire Marshal’s Office. Provide fire and life safety education to occupants. Analyze hazardous materials and functional use of space during construction plan review and validate post-occupancy use for compliance. This position may serve as State Fire Marshal (SFM) Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM) for the UCDH Hospital and other UCDH medical¬ related facilities. Note, that SFM has the sole authority to approve a candidate as an SFM DCFM.

Additionally, persons in this position are expected to perform plan reviews, construction inspections, and existing building inspections, participate in the Incident Command System, and understand and apply Joint Commission and CMS requirements, NFPA Standards, and California Code of Regulations.

Required Qualifications 
Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position. 

  • OSFM Fire Inspector 2A- 2D training class series and/or ICC Building Code Certification.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Five (5) years of experience in building, fire, or hazardous materials inspections.
  • College education/training equivalent to a BS level in Fire Science, Construction, Chemistry, or similar related field.
  • Experience working within “Authority Having Jurisdiction” for enforcement of regulations, or someone who has completed an apprenticeship (time/experience) and is fully educated/experienced in construction.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • OSFM Certification as a Fire Inspector 2
  • ICC Building Code Official Certification
  • Hazardous Material Inspection experience.
  • Experience in hospital inspections &/or construction.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in one or more of the following fields: Hazardous Materials Inspections, Laboratories, Hospital &/or Construction Inspections.
  • Demonstrates excellent working knowledge of the California Health and Safety Code sections under the authority of the Office of the State Fire Marshal, California Code of Regulations Title 24, NFPA, and other standards required for Fire Prevention activities within the state of California.
  • The ability to manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources while functioning with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Decision-making is based on established procedures and integration/interpretation of relevant laws, regulations, and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology, impact on other UCDH programs; and senior management approvals. Decisions may impact other programs, departments, segments of the organization, and/or organization wide.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job; ability to intermittently analyze work papers, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; determine compliance; identity, interpret, explain, and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; maintain awareness of safety at all times.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills to effectively communicate with UCDH Administrators, Contractors, Consultants, and Regulatory Agencies.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage numerous details simultaneously and work under severe time constraints, competing deadlines, conflicting demands, and frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in solving issues and adhering to the UCDH Policies and Procedures.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to handle a wide variety of assignments in different phases to determine appropriate action.
  • Ability to recognize when a problem or emergency must have an immediate response and then be able to initiate action.

Special Requirements 

  • Must participate in the department’s DMV Pull Notice Program. Must pass a pre-employment Live Scan Fingerprinting Background check.
  • Administrative deadlines or emergency incidents will require the incumbent to work a certain amount of unscheduled non-paid overtime.
  • Typically, this position provides services during normal business hours of operation; however, the individual must be able to work flexible hours that can include days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Occasional overtime as required to meet operational needs.
  • Ability to work in a high-stress structured environment.
  • Ability to maintain maximum confidentiality and professionalism while working with complex issues.
  • Ability to work in a non-smoking environment.
  • The incumbent will be exposed to alarms and other auditory warning devices. Must be able to function in a multi-disciplinary and fast-paced work environment while maintaining the need for quality, accuracy, completeness, and timelines.
  • This position requires individuals to have the mobility to climb ladders and stairs and be able to differentiate between various alarm signals.
  • This position may, at times require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present and, as such, the incumbent will be required to participate in a medical monitoring program and other programs necessary to enter a hazardous materials environment.
  • Will be required to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions; tolerate very hot and very cold temperatures; walk over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; work at heights greater than 10 feet; climb ladders or steps to reach objects; work in small, cramped areas; bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time; discriminate among colors or match colors of wiring systems and color-coded valves and piping; stand or walk for extended periods of time with the inability to rest at will and use arms above shoulder level. When not performing duties in the field, incumbents work in an indoor office setting and are required to enter data into a terminal, PC, or keyboard device; produce written documents using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling; use graphic instructions, blueprints, and layouts as part of the plan review process when checking for code compliance; and sit for extended periods of time with the ability to move at will.

This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.

The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees.  To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at:
Job ID #53325

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Tags

Holiday work, For contractors, Apprenticeship, Immediate start, Outdoor, Flexible hours, Night shift,

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