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10 May 2022


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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Work Year: Traditional 245 work days – AMLG/FMGR/GRND/PROTECH

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $32.58 – $39.36 per hour


Essential Functions and Objectives:


The Master Clock/Fire Alarm Technician repairs, tests, programs and troubleshoots all fire-alarm and clock equipment (e.g., master-clock, secondary-clock systems, fire alarm systems) in order to achieve a 100% system function for life safety.


– Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs high-voltage and digital fire alarm systems using multiple types of computer software.

– Connects power supply wires to equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

– Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

– Replaces faulty electrical components related to fire alarm for HVAC and kitchen hood systems.

– Diagnoses, repairs or replaces faulty electronic components in fire alarm control systems.

– Conducts fire alarm system inspections with local fire department. Responds to fire alarms and conducts fire drills. Updates and maintains fire alarm system testing documentation.

– Communicates and coordinates with external testing company, and corrects deficiencies in accordance with local fire code.

– Determines products and supplies needed for work order; coordinates purchase order and obtains supplies from local vendors.

– Communicates and coordinates with staff at work site.

– Prepares and cleans up job site, taking into consideration safety concerns of self and others, and disposes of waste and flammable materials.

– Assists with snow removal efforts on a 24 hour on-call basis.

– Responds to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

– Trains and mentors staff.

– Bids on work requested by schools, and prepares quote.

– Inspects work of independent contractors, identifies deficiencies, and communicates with project manager about correcting deficiencies according to code and DPS specifications.


Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:


– Must possess a Denver Fire license.

– Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license, as well as meet District insurability standards.

– A minimum of ten (10) years’ journeyman experience, including one (1) year of internal experience.

– National Institute for Certification Engineering Technologies (NICET) preferred.

– Valid State of Colorado Journeyman and/or Master Electrician license preferred. 


Education Requirements:


– High school diploma or equivalent.


Other information:

The COO Office has a dynamic team of highly experienced people working to maintain the integrity of Denver Public Schools and the accountability of what we do as a team. We strive to meet all of the needs of our schools, Administrative buildings and constituents. The operations team encompasses Facilities, Enterprise Management, Transportation, Technology, School of Choice, Planning and Assessment, Safety and Security, Program Management, Operations Outreach and Engagement, Finance and Operations Support Services. We are the building blocks of the operations side of Denver Public Schools. We stand on our core values Integrity, Accountability, Equity, Collaboration, Fun and of course Students First. There are a lot of opportunities for anyone looking to work in an innovative, caring, and fast paced, growing entity. Come and check out Team DPS.  


Additional Information:


 Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools. 


About Denver Public Schools:


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.  


DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at  

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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