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Primary Purpose
Develops, schedules, and implements fire related ESCMP training for all employees and contractors who work in areas adjacent to wildland fuels in the SDG&E Service Territory. Reviews and updates Electric Standard Practice 113 Fire Coordination, Electric Standard Practice 113.1 SDG&E Operations and Maintenance Wildland Fire Prevention Plan, and Gas Standard GS G8325 Operation and Maintenance Wildland Fire Prevention Plan on an annual basis.


Duties and Responsibilities

–  Leads the development, scheduling, and delivery of Wildland Fire Safety and SFUGN103 Wildland Fire Prevention training for SDG&E.  Electric Standard Practice (ESP) 113.1 SDG&E Operations and Maintenance Wildland Fire Prevention Plan requires all SDG&E personnel who work in wildland areas of the service territory must receive this training annually.  This includes contracted personnel and consultants.
–  Leads the review and update of Electric Standard Practice (ESP) 113 Fire Coordination and Electric Standard Practice (ESP), 113.1 SDG&E Operations and Maintenance Wildland Fire Prevention Plan and Gas Standard GS G8325 Operations and Maintenance Wildland Fire Prevention Plan. Reviews handbooks, policies, procedures and documents that refer to ESP 113.1 or Fire Coordination for alignment and coordinate with stakeholders to correct inconsistencies.
–  Participates in EOC readiness efforts and activations serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on wildland fire behavior, risk assessment and situational awareness. Assigned as the 24/7 on-call Fire Coordinator in rotation with the other Fire Coordinators to provide support to first responders or SDG&E personnel.  During emergencies or on complex incidents serves at the SDG&E liaison or point of contact to gain permission for access of SDG&E personnel to facilitate making the scene safe for responders and the public, to assess damage, make repairs, and maintain accountability of SDG&E resources.
–  Develops and maintains relationships and communications with fire management stakeholders to help implement SDG&E’s wildfire mitigation program in the community.
–  Coordinates and tracks internal and external training for Fire Science and Climate Adaptation.
–  Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).


Required Qualifications:

–  H.S. Diploma/GED or equivalent.
–  5 years – experience at SDG&E working in fire prevention with escalating responsibilities or achieve the rank of Battalion Chief Officer (or equivalent) in an organized Fire Department setting.
–  Knowledge of wildfire sensitivity, the SDG&E Community Fire Safety Program and general climate issues.
–  Working knowledge of the Incident Command System is required.
–  Must possess proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint software.
–  Working knowledge of the CPUC and the utility related regulatory process.
–  Ability to work 24 hour shifts and weekends/holidays during peak fire season.

Preferred Qualifications:

–  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in the fire related fields.
–  Proficiency in GIS software.
–  Knowledge of fire modeling software.
–  Strong leadership and personnel management skills.
–  Ability to work 24 hour shifts and weekends/holidays during peak fire season is required.
–  Proficiency in GIS software is desirable.
–  Knowledge of fire modeling software is desirable.
–  Strong leadership and personnel management skills are desired.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Work Schedule
HYBRID: Work a combination of onsite and remote days each week, typically 2-3 days per week.


Salary Range
$93,800.00 – $140,700.00

Total Rewards Philosophy
Note: SDG&E strives to ensure that employees are paid equitably and competitively. Starting salaries may vary based on factors such as relevant experience, qualifications, and education. 

SDG&E offers a competitive total rewards package that goes beyond base salary. This position is eligible for an annual performance-based incentive (bonus) as well as other merit-based recognition. Company benefits include health and welfare (medical, dental, vision), employer contributions to retirement benefits, life insurance, paid time off, as well as other company offerings such as tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and employee assistance programs.