NOTICE OF VACANCY – Deputy Boiler Inspector – Requisition #190062 – closes 7/17/2018

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has an opening for an Unclassified benefits-eligible Deputy Boiler Inspector.  The requisition number for this vacancy is 190062 and the Notice of Vacancy closes on 7/17/2018.

The territory that this position covers will include the following counties:  Phillips, Rooks, Ellis, Smith, Osborne, Russell, Barton, Jewell, Mitchell, Lincoln, Ellsworth, Rice, Republic, Cloud, Ottawa, Saline, McPherson, Washington, Clay, Dickinson, Marion, Marshall, Pottawatomie, Riley, Geary, Wabaunsee, Morris and Chase.  Residency within the territory is required.

Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.

Pay Rate:  $20.13 per hour ($41,870.40 annually).

Qualifications:  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:

Online State of Kansas Application form sent to Fire Marshal

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 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.

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 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.

What to Expect Next:  After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be contacted for a possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:  The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations.  A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas.  Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process.  It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the OSFM Recruitment Office at 785-296-0654.

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


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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