Utah State University

Deputy Fire Marshal

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/3/2022 12:16 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Public Safety
Advertised Salary
$47,000 - $52,000


The Deputy Fire Marshal ensures the safety for 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 evacuation 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 the International Fire Code as well as State and special University regulations, NFPA13 and 13R, NFPA 72, NFPA 20, NFPA 24 and NFPA 25
  • Within six months of hire date, obtain and maintain:
    • ICC Fire Inspector Certification
    • Utah State Fire Marshal Level 1 Sprinkler Tech certification
    • 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

$47,000 - $52,000


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


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.


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.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@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 visit https://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


*updated 04/18/2022


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