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STATE FIRE MARSHAL Fire Prevention Education Consultant 198842 in Ellsworth, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11392057 This is technical and specialized work developing and/or updating existing materials fortraining purposes concerning the Kansas Fire Prevention Code, the National Fire LifeSafety Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code, Centers forMedicare/Medicaid inspection process and plans review process. Develops andpresents training programs to facilities inspected by the agency and other targetedgroups. Requires statewide travel.Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:This individual works with the Fire Prevention Division within the Office of theState Fire Marshal (OSFM) implementing Fire Safety resources andeducation, specifically working on inspection protocol issues. Work is of acomplex nature and requires independent judgment, flexible scheduling,being able to travel and exceptional oral and written skills. The primary work involves developing educational presentations, addressing issues withmultiple state agency groups as well as other groups within the state that aredirectly affected by OSFM inspection protocol. These issues are vital in orderto reduce the death, injury and property losses that result from the lack ofunderstanding. Develops and/or adapts existing materials for training concerning currentKansas adopted codes, rules and regulations, the Kansas Building FireSafety Handbook, Centers for Medicare/Medicaid programs and PlansReview process. Identifies changes in State, local and Federal funded programs that mayaffect the inspection process. Direct delivery of training programs related to all aspects of the stateprevention and inspections codes, rules and regulations. Works with agency fire prevention inspectors to educate and assist them oninspection process and any other available programs. Creating articles for publication, attending/exhibiting at conferences and otherfunctions, overseeing extensive resources to inform and educate targetedcommunities and organizations of fire prevention and life/safety issues. Accepting calls from facility administrators, facility owners, superintendentsand local fire inspectors regarding inspectionprotocol. Works at local, state and national levels to assist the target groups inidentifying and understanding the OSFM inspectionprocess. Works with interested facilities that are affected by OSFM inspectionprocesses to better understand why they received acitation. Identifying available resources, then providing those resources and servicesnot currently available, including: information, professional development,curriculum packages, data collection mechanisms and more. Networking with multiple programs and agencies on these issues. Represents the OSFM at professional conferences and workgroups at thelocal, state, and national levels, collaborates with other state and localagencies in developing program strategies, including the development ofcontracts and interagency agreements. Requires an understanding and working knowledge of agency and statepolicies and procedures, statutes, rules and regulations, adopted fire and lifesafety codes.