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Job Description – CHIEF FIRE PREVENTION ENGINEER (309018)
CHIEF FIRE PREVENTION ENGINEER
Job Number: 309018
Please note, applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. C.S.T. on December 7, 2018. (No exceptions will be made.)
Job Posting: Nov 7, 2018, 9:55:06 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Dec 7, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 10 | Salary: Up to $120,348
Pay Basis: Yearly
With a workforce of over 33,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,400 different job titles and categories, the City of Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and has one of the world’s largest and most diversified and balanced economies, not being dependent on any one industry, with no single industry employing more than 14% of the workforce. As an employer, the City of Chicago operates through the guiding principles of effective government, competitive delivery of high-quality services, and open government to the public. Through these principles, we strive to efficiently deliver services that address head-on the unique challenges facing our city, and to make Chicago preferred employer of choice for all its residents.
The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) provides both fire suppression and emergency medical services to the city of Chicago, Illinois, United States, under the jurisdiction of the Mayor of Chicago. The Chicago Fire Department is the third largest municipal fire department in the United States after the New York City Fire Department and Cal Fire, as measured by sworn personnel. It is also one of the oldest major organized fire departments in the nation.
The Chicago Fire Department is led by the Fire Commissioner, currently Richard C. Ford II. The Fire Commissioner is appointed by the Mayor and assisted by the First Deputy Commissioner, who oversees the department’s bureaus. There are four bureaus under the First Deputy Commissioner: Operations; Fire Prevention; Administrative Services, and; Logistics.
The Chicago Fire Department receives over 500,000 emergency calls annually. For more information, go to: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cfd.html
Number of Vacancies: 1
Under the direction of the Deputy Fire Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner, functions as a technical advisor and subject matter expert in fire protection engineering to assure compliance with fire prevention/protection codes and life safety ordinances and regulations, and performs related duties as required
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
Location: Chicago Fire Department – Fire Prevention Headquarters
444 N. Dearborn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Hours: Varies according to operational needs
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering or a directly related area of Engineering, plus five (5) years of fire protection engineering work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience provided the minimum degree requirement is met.
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications.
A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required
Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Illinois is required. At the time of employment, must have obtained Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.
Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, valid U.S. Driver’s License, professional license, or training certificates, at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug screen and other pre-employment procedures as determined by the Chicago Fire Department.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered). If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Chicago Commission on Human Relations at 312-744-4111 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cchr.html
VETERANS PREFERENCE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For Veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner
To apply for the following positions please send your resume to Lisa Maxwell-Thomas, Outreach Coordinator, Pyramid Partnerships, Inc. at LMaxwell-Thomas@pyramid-pci.com.
Position Location Salary Shift Description Code Education
|Customer Service||Chicago, IL – South Side||$14.00-$15.00||Day||Responsible for responding in a timely and accurate manner to customer service calls, ensuring that residential customer issue and concerns are treated in a respectful and professional manner. Entering service and route data into computer for billing and route scheduling purposes. Time management, strong listening and communication skills required. Must be 21 years of age or older with 2 years of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16523||Associates Degree Preferred, H.S or GED accepted|
|Security Officer||Northern Suburb||$12.00||Rotating||Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner, able to obtain a valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. We will provide free training for any hires who do not possess a card/license, Display exceptional customer service and communication skills, have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites and handle crisis situations calmly and efficiently at client site in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat, climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift & stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time. Must be 18 years of age or older with 6 months of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16534||H.S or GED|
|Customer Service Associate||Chicago, IL South Side||$12.00||Rotating||Responsible for completing customer order forms completely and filing properly to ensure order is filled on time. Operating cash register and receiving payments from customers. Must have good communications skills and be willing to work with the general public in a pleasant professional and patient manner. Must be 18 years of age or older with 1 year of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16536||H.S or GED|
|Collections Specialist||Chicago, IL||$31,720||Day||Enters customer agreements into the company data tracking systems, receives and reviews information form credit reports and contact various credit sources while assessing the risk of offering credit to new and existing customers for multiple divisions, business units or an area. Approves credit limits within thresholds, accepts payment on certain accounts as appropriate and resolves most questions and problems, referring the complex to higher levels. Prepares and provides reports reflecting status of credit and collect activity in area of responsibility. 1 year of data entry experience required, 1 year of collections, billing or customer service or related experience dealing with customers required. Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening||16543||H.S or GED|
|Janitorial Maintenance Worker||Des Plaines, IL||$11.00 – $12.00||Rotating||Candidate must be able to work with a variety of cleaning agents and use correct PPE. Responsible for cleaning floors, walls, coolers, freezers, dish washing machine, kitchens, sinks and various machinery throughout the plant. Candidate must understand and accept to carry out the concept of production quality, food safety and chemical awareness. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16557||H.S or Ged|
|Crew Member||O’Hare||$12.00 -$13.00||Rotating||Responsible for working in the kitchen and preparing food and assisting customers at the front counter through the ordering process. Must be 18 years of age or older with a minimum of 6 months of experience and be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16589||H.S or GED|
|Kitchen||O’Hare||$12.00 -$13.00||Rotating||Responsibilities include greeting customers with a smile, taking accurate food order, preparing food and ensuring items are well stocked and the restaurant is clean. Must be 18 years of age or older with 6 months of experience and be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16590||H.S or GED|
|Customer Service Agent||Chicago, IL||$15.00||Chicago, IL Downtown||Provides customer service to customers. Must be computer literate and willing to work a flexible shift, weekends and holidays. Must be 21 years of age or older with a minimum of 1 year of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16639||H.S or GED|
|Dishwasher||Chicago, IL – South Side||$12.00||Rotating||Set up cutting boards, trash cans, mats, dish machine and pot sinks. Wash all soiled kitchen equipment, pots, pans, and small wares from daily kitchen production according to proper sanitation standards. Empty the dish machine and pot sink every two hours or as needed and refill with clean water and proper chemicals. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year prior experience and be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16708||H.S or GED|
|Cook 1||Chicago, IL – South Side||$12.00||Rotating||Prepares and presents menu items during service of the cafeteria to Quest standards. Follows preparation list for items needed for execution of menus and assist in the day to day operations of the kitchen. Duties may include bulk preparation, catering prep, product receiving and cleaning. Assists customers and maintains line in a consistent and professional manner. Cook I will assist in cold prep, salad and grab & go production with recipes. Expected to serve food on the hot line. Follow all HACCP and food safety guidelines. Receives and puts away all kitchen deliveries. 1 year of experience required, must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16709||H.S or GED|
|Cook 2||Chicago, IL – South Side||$12.00||Rotating||Prepare all items to standardized recipes according to each specific events needs as outlined on the menu, properly expand and/or divide recipes as needed to achieve proper yields, assist in overall sanitation of the line and product kitchen, work with other members of the kitchen as a team. 2 years of experience required and must be 21 years and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16710||Associates Degree|
|Club Attendant (AM & PM Shifts)||Chicago, O’Hare||$12.00||Rotating||Greet, seat and present customers with menus, serve food using proper rules of etiquette, relays order to kitchen and cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment with assisting in clearing and resetting tables. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year of experience requested. Must be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16815||H.S. or GED|
|Dishwasher (AM & PM Shifts)||Chicago, O’Hare||$12.00||Rotating||“Washes dishes by hand or places them in a dishwashing machine. Washes work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks. Sweeps, mops, cleans and vacuums floors. Removes trash and garbage to designated areas. Transfers supplies and equipment within and between storage and work areas such as pantry and dish room. Cleans equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards. Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training. Complies with all company HACCP policies and procedures. 1 year of experience required and must be 18 years of age or older and must able to pass a drug and background and screening. “||16816||H.S. or GED|
|Prep Cook (AM & PM Shifts)||Chicago, O’Hare||$12.00||Rotating||Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time. Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments, keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment. Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training. Complies with all company HACCP policies and procedures. May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all company, client and regulatory rules and procedures. 1 year of experience requested, must be 21 years of age or older and must be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16817||H.S. or GED|
|Janitor (AM & PM Shifts)||Chicago – O’Hare||$13.00||Rotating||Cleans assigned areas to client standards and requirements by adhering to OSHA and company safety guidelines. Properly cleans and maintains equipment. 1 year prior experience required, must be 18 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16818||H.S. or GED|
|Banquet Houseperson||Chicago, IL – Downtown||$12.00 – $13.00||Rotating||Responsible for replenishing supplies of food, tableware or linen, set or clearing of tables in dining areas, understanding of government health, hotel or food service regulations, cleaning rooms or work areas. Must be 21 years of age or older with prior experience working in a hotel or restaurant and must be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16827||H.S. or GED|
|Assembler||Joliet, IL||$11.50 – $12.50||Rotating||Under general supervision, perform a variety of tasks requiring a good working knowledge of assembly techniques, materials, tools, machines and equipment, including, but not limited to: folding, assembling, labeling, laying or rolling stock, inspecting, cutting, and/or boxing, at efficiency standards dictated by the department. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year of prior manufacturing experience required and be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16859||H.S or GED|
|Maintenance Technician||Joliet, IL||$12.00-$15.00||Rotating||“Mix dry (powdered) chemicals in blender for shifts production. 3+ years in electrical and mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment required. Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening 3-5 years mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus. Change screens, conduct daily checks on boiler, air compressors, and dust collectors. Conduct preventive maintenance on process and facility equipment. Support plant ISO program, lean manufacturing, and process improvement initiatives.”||16860||H.S or GED|
|Restaurant Team Leader||Schaumburg, IL||$11.50-$12.00||Rotating||“Be versed in the art of leading people (previous supervisory or management experience is preferred), have pride in who you are and what you do, must have reliable transportation to and from your Team Lead gig and be able to perform all duties and responsibilities of a Cook, Line Server, and Cashier. Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening. Be willing to work a variety of shifts”||16862||H.S. or GED|
|Crew Member||Schaumburg, IL||$11.00 -$11.50||Rotating||Must have a genuine desire to make others happy, responsible for greeting customers, taking payments, cooking food requiring short preparation time, notify kitchen personnel of food orders, shortages, or special orders, perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes, beverages, understand government health, hotel or food service regulations, use knowledge of food handling rules, and washing dishes, glassware, or related utensils. 6 months of experience required, must be 18 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening||16866||H.S. or GED|
|Receptionist(Bakery)||Northlake, IL||$12.00-$14.00||Day||Provides Administrative Assistant to all plant departments: Supports and assists in employee recruitment and benefit programs for the organization. Performs receptionist and general office duties in an efficient and effective manner to achieve the administrative support objectives of the location. 2-3 years prior experience required with proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), typing of 60+wpm. Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a drug and background screening||16893||H.S. or GED|
|General Laborer (Bakery)||Northlake, IL||$12.00||Various||Ensures compliance with Production/Packaging procedure/practices as well as inspecting all areas within the Mfg line for any operational and/or mechanical issues as well as taking corrective action and/or notifying supervision and/or management.||16896||No minimum education required|
|Lead, Baking – Packaging||Northlake, IL||$12.00||Various||Operates various types of commercial food processing equipment, keeps records of production through put and material usage on a daily basis within his/her production line. Assists in training of new personnel as well as filling in for absent employees. Ensure job duties that affect safety, legality and quality standards are executed. Reporting directly to Foreperson. Must be 21 years of age or older with 3 years of prior experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16897||H.S. or GED|
|General Labor, Bakery- Production||Northlake, IL||$12.00||Various||Applies basic skills to ensure that product to meet company specifications, ensure that job duties that affect safety, legality and Quality Standards are addressed. Perform duties and tasks routinely. Adapts techniques to meet special needs, and apply basic skills to ensure that product meets Company specification. Reporting to Line lead. Follows all Food Safety and GMP policies. Must be 18 years of age or older, no experience required and must be able to pass a drug and background screening.||16898||H.S or GED|
|Packers||Northlake, IL||$12.00||Various||“Ensures compliance with Production/Packaging procedure/practices as well as inspecting all areas within the Mfg line for any operational and/or mechanical issues as well as taking corrective action and/or notifying supervision and/or management. Expected to work in other areas as needed, ensure quality and consistency of product during processing, maintain area of responsibility clean and organized. and forming trays. Must be 18 years of age, no experience required and must be able to pass a drug and background screening This position is also responsible for food safety and legality. Supports quality control programs to ensure production procedures are in compliance with best practices food safety and quality standards.”||16900||H.S. or GED|
|Dishwasher||Chicago, IL||$12.00||Rotating||Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils. Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand. Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year prior experience and able to pass a drug and background screening.||16905||H.S. or GED|
|Cake Decorator||Chicago, IL, South, Downtown, West Side locations||$12.00 -$13.00||Rotating||Filling customer special orders, including Icing, decorating, packaging, labeling, and pricing products for island refrigerated cases ,operating the Bakery department mixer. Following Publix’s guidelines for Cake Decorators maintaining Publix’s high standards for product freshness and sanitation, organizing and rotating stock in the Decorator’s freezer, assisting with the delivery and set up of wedding cakes as needed. Must be 21 years of age or older with 1 year of experience and able to pass a drug and background screening. Wedding cakes||17020||H.S or GED|
|Dispatcher||Chicago, IL – South Side||$13.00 -$14.00||Day||Responsible for the coordination of the utilization of drivers, trucks and containers to create capacity, maximize productivity and ensure prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers. Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness with good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed and good follow through ability; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise. Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth, strives to achieve all goals. Must be 21 years of age or older with 2 years of prior experience driving heavy commercial trucks and experience in customer facing position. Must be able to pass a drug and background screening||17022||H.S or GED|
|Account Executive||Chicago, IL – Downtown||$35,000 +Commission||Day||“Attain assigned sales targets, prospect leads internally or in the field to grow customer base/sales, work with customers to determine their needs, understand the current product line and provide a full range of products to the customer base, commitment to planning key activities conducive to growth. Take on the role of a true solution provider and trusted advisor to clients and enter data into company CRM tool. Must be 18 years of age or older with 1 year of prior sales experience preferred, but not required. “||17042||1 year of College, Technical or Vocational Schooling|
|Fleet Maintenance Manager||Chicago, IL – Southwest Side||$84,000||Day||The Maintenance Manager is responsible for providing direction, either directly or indirectly, to a group of technicians to ensure that all repairs and maintenance to company’s equipment, including trucks, containers and other heavy duty equipment, are performed in compliance with the Company’s safety and maintenance standards, and in compliance with all federal and state regulations. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for planning that all work is done in a safe and timely manner, reducing lost productivity within the shop. Responsible for the preventive maintenance and repair of a fleet of up to 60 vehicles (diesel and alternative fuel).Must be 25 years of age or older with 3 years of experience and be able to pass a drug and background screening||17044||High school diploma or G.E.D. Associates Degree. Bachelors Degree. ASE T2 Diesel Engine. ASE T Master Certified. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification T3 Drive. ASE T4 Brake. ASE T5 Suspension and Steering. ASE T6 Electrical/Electronic. ASE T7 HVAC Systems|
|Operations Supervisor||Chicago, IL – Southwest Side||$65,400||Day||Responsible for supervising the collections activities in one or more lines of business (commercial, residential, roll-off (industrial) and/or container delivery and pick up) in a geographically dispersed area. Oversees drivers and helpers and works with the Operations Manager and General Manager to implement tactical initiatives to drive functional excellence and budget achievement. The Operations Supervisor ensures adherence to all accident prevention programs and leads operations to ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, operating, regulatory, accounting, ethics and other standards. Responsibilities include the execution and delivery of Safety, Customer Experience, and Efficiency while supporting a culture of employee engagement. Must be 25 years of age or older with 3 years of experience, 1 year of lead supervisory experience and able to pass a drug and background screening||17045||Bachelors Degree|
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