Job Opening-Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Discussion created by doho8711 on Aug 10, 2018


The State of Nebraska is seeking an experienced executive to lead one of the State of Nebraska's premier public safety agencies, the State Fire Marshal Agency. The Agency's mission is to preserve life and property through fire prevention, education, and enforcement.

Pay commensurate with applicant's education and experience, if approved. 

246 S 14th Street Lincoln NE 


Examples of Work

As Director for the agency, the State Fire Marshal oversees the operations of the department including the supervision of 65 teammates providing fire safety inspection, fire investigations, emergency responder training, and regulatory enforcement. As an Agency Director, the State Fire Marshal serves on the Governor's cabinet and contributes to policy development with input from community and political leaders. The ideal candidate will have experience leading change with demonstrated ability to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and customer focus of organizations. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is subject to legislative confirmation.

Interested applicants are asked to email their resume to the Governor's Office at with the subject: Fire Marshal. 


Qualifications / Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 10 + years of management, Public Sector Life Safety experience, Bachelor's degree, & Basic Lean-Six Sigma. 



Nebraska State Government


1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508



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