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Employment Opportunities

The Southern Marin Fire Protection District  has the following opening:  



Southern Marin Fire Protection District is recruiting to fill: Vegetation Management Specialist – Fire Inspector ($77,796 - $86,400/yr. DOE) position in the Fire Prevention Division. 

The Vegetation Management Specialist will perform a variety of fire protection duties including:

  • Works with appropriate governmental entities on management of fire fuel reduction programs
  • Interprets and enforces provisions of the District, State and other relevant ordinances and regulations
  • Serves as a liaison to the public in regards to public education on fuel reduction, wildfire disaster preparedness, and provide information to the public concerning the Vegetation Management Program.
  • Supports community Firewise© and related community-based programs
  • As assigned, represents SMFD at community-based organizations events and on committees and assist in training programs and group presentations
  • Manages community cleanup chipper day projects
  • Identifies and manages fuel breaks and fire access roads, as well as, stairs, lanes and paths as possible evacuation routes.
  • Inspect and perform evaluations of property, vegetation and structures to identify fire code violations and fire hazards and recommend corrective actions.
  • Work directly with fire district staff on vegetation removal and related projects
  • Provides monthly updates to the Fire Marshal for inclusion in monthly reports to the SMFD Board of Directors
  • Provides comprehensive semi-annual and annual progress reports identifying significant findings and accomplishments
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Fire Marshal

Please see below for Job Description. Qualified applicants please send application and resume to Human Resources Manager Liza Andre at landre@smfd.org.  This position will require a background investigation and drug screen.

Applications will be accepted until 4pm on Friday May 31, 2019


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Employment Documents
Download this file (2019 SMFD General Job Application .pdf)2019 General Job Application[2019 General Job Application]134 kB
Download this file (FF MOU 2018-2019 signed.pdf)FF MOU 2018-2019[FF MOU 2018-2019]1609 kB
Download this file (Vegetation Management Specialist Job Description.pdf)Vegetation Management Specialist Job Description.pdf[2019 Vegetation Management Job Description]41 kB

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The Mission of the Southern Marin Fire District is to contribute to Greater Southern Marin Community’s reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.

We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality local and regional community risk reduction, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, marine response, disaster preparedness and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.

We are professional, proud, compassionate, highly-trained, and committed to utilizing state of the art technology to provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.


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Mill Valley, CA 94941

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