New York State has approximately 27 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Div of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
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Fire Protection Specialist 2
As a Fire Protection Specialist 2, you would supervise and coordinate training, response, inspection, enforcement and advisory services for the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Such assistance and services would be provided either directly to or in support of other state agencies, county representatives, municipal/local fire officials, and civic groups. You would provide supervision, schedule assignments and review the work product for subordinate staff. You would also represent the Office of Fire Prevention and Control at meetings with various officials as well as make policy and program development recommendations. Positions may arrange the scheduling and evaluation of State Fire Instructors, and be responsible for the development and delivery of special training and educational programs both regionally and at the State Fire Academy.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Fire Protection Specialist 1.
Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.
If you were permanently appointed to a qualifying title on or before October 14, 2022, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you are eligible to file for this examination.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.38-856
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.