Notice of Vacancy – Deputy Boiler Inspector – Requisition #189030 – closes 3/24/2018

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has an opening for an Unclassified benefits-eligible Deputy Boiler Inspector.  This position will cover Johnson County with occasional statewide travel.  Residency within the territory is preferred however; this will be reviewed on a case by case basis.  The closing date of this vacancy is 3/24/2018.


Within an assigned district of the state, conducts internal and external inspections of high and low pressure boilers and pressure vessels according to the codes established by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors and the Kansas Boiler Safety Act.  Makes contact with local and state officials, contractors, installers, owners, users and others.  Extensive travel, including overnight is required of this position.


Employees at this level exercise minimal latitude in performing the duties of the position.  Receives verbal and written instructions; follows the guidelines set forth in federal and state laws, regulations, policies and procedures and division guidelines.  Receives guidance from the Prevention Division Chief and Chief Boiler Inspector.


Salary:  $20.13 per hour ($41,870.40 annually) plus benefits.


Minimum Requirements:  Have completed courses and training, and have experience in the construction, installation, repair, operation, or inspection of boilers, steam generators, super-heaters, or pressure vessels, which in the aggregate amounts to not less than two years of education, training, and work experience; or have not less than five years’ experience in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or plumbing fields related to the installation or repair of boilers or pressure vessels; and hold an in-service commission issued by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or obtain such commission within 12 months after appointment.  Must have a valid driver’s license.


Performance Standards:  To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision within six (6) months of hire date.


HOW TO APPLY:  The application process has 3 STEPS:


STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form

STEP 2:  Complete the official State of Kansas application form and submit to the Fire Marshal.

STEP 3:  Email the additional required documents to .


Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.


Additional Required Documents:


Letter of Interest


College Transcripts, if applicable

Copy of all Commissions held

Copy of all Training Certificates

Valid Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

send to Brenda Schuette,


Your application will be considered incomplete and you will be found ineligible if you fail to submit the required application and additional documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.




Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at .


A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  Applicants, including current State of Kansas employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.


Recruiter Contact Information:

Name:  Brenda L. Schuette

Phone: 785-296-0654



How Your Application Will Be Evaluated:  Once you complete and submit your application and materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Please indicate all relevant prior experiences and training on your application.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and selection criteria for the position.


The Office of the State Fire Marshal is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page


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