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Deputy Fire Marshal

Apply now Job no: 501152
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Skilled Trades, Public Safety, Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Deputy Fire Marshal

 $70,000 - $78,000

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Assists the University Fire Marshal in the development and implementation of the fire
safety program.

Duties/Physical Demands:

 Supervision of Fire Safety Specialists.
 Schedules and implements fire drill/emergency evacuations of residence halls.
 Schedules and implements inspections of life safety systems including smoke,
heat, and carbon monoxide detection, emergency lighting, sprinkler systems, etc.
 Manages scheduled and unscheduled inspections and evaluations.
 Conducts and/or assists in the investigation of fires.
 Prepares reports and correspondence relative to fire safety inspections.
 Reviews new construction and renovation plans for fire and life safety issues.
 Assists in development and implementation of Emergency Response Plans.
 Assists in operation of a laboratory safety program.
 Perform other duties as assigned.

Work environment: Frequent outdoor activities during periods of exteme hot or cold temperatures. Ability to climb ladders and steep stairs; ability to open/close valves in sometimes awkward positions and read gauges; ability to lift and carry equipment that weighs up to 75 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in fire science, fire protection engineering, or closely related field with a minimum of three (3) years of experience;
Associate's degree in fire science, fire protection engineering, or closely related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience;
A minimum of seven (7) years of experience.

Certification as a fire safety inspector in the State of Ohio. Valid vehicle operator's license.

Desired Qualifications:

Awareness level HAZWOPER training is desirable.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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