Utah State University

Assistant Fire Marshal I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/11/2020 5:31 PM)
Requisition ID
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Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Business & Finance
University Police
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits


The Assistant Fire Marshal I insures the safety of the campus through performing fire code inspections of all buildings under the jurisdiction of the USU Fire Marshal's Office through enforcement of the international fire code. Works independently under the direction of the fire marshal. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals for the fire marshal unit.


  • Maintains USU's inventory of fire extinguishers, and keep accurate service records and maps.
  • Keeps accurate records of all building inspections and follow through on all violation notices with re-inspections.
  • Performs quarterly inspections of the fire sprinkler systems in all buildings under the jurisdiction of the USU Fire Marshal's Office.
  • Keeps accurate records of sprinkler inspections performed and follow through with all maintenance and required repairs.
  • Conducts fire prevention and portable fire extinguisher training for University faculty, staff and students.
  • Conducts building familiarization training for Logan City and North Logan City Fire Departments.
  • Schedules and conducts emergency evacuations drills in University buildings.
  • Responds to fire alarms which occur during on-duty hours.
  • Maintains knowledge of the location of all University buildings, the fire alarm master panels, remote annunciators, fire sprinkler risers and control valve locations.
  • Responds to all alarms in a timely, but safe manner.
  • Keeps informed of building fire prevention techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of International Fire Code as well as state and special University regulations, NFPA 13 and 13R, NFPA 72, NFPA 20, NFPA 24 and NFPA 25
  • Obtain and maintain ICC Fire Inspector Certification, Utah State Fire Marshal Level 1 Sprinkler Tech certification and Utah State Fire Marshal Level 3 Fire Alarm Tech certification
  • Excellent public relations skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to maintain emotional control under stress
  • Must be able to comply with the University Vehicle Use Policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with fire prevention and fire sprinkler inspections
  • Fire inspection certification
  • Previous experience in fire prevention or a related field

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits


The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces, working outdoors in varying climate conditions. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment. Employees may be required to operate a motor vehicle. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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