Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Editor - Fire Protection Publications

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:



Fire Protection Publications

Location Address:

Stillwater, OK

Hiring Supervisor:

Clint Clausing

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

19.03 - 25.96, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Fire Protection Publications is a mission-driven, values-based organization dedicated to the production of high-quality educational content for the international community of firefighters and first responders.

Manage the writing, editing, and revision of IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) fire training textbooks. Oversee the selection and creation of visual content for IFSTA training textbooks. Edit manual text for grammar, spelling, style, organization, and completion; Proof manual copy layout for grammar, spelling, style, and formatting errors. Collaborate with subject matter experts, fellow editors, FPP curriculum staff, and FPP graphics staff to complete long term publishing projects on time and at a high quality level. Assist the Editorial department with new innovations, process updates, and single-author projects as assigned.

Employee must be able to work in-person at the FPP offices in Stillwater, OK.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration you must attach a cover letter, complete resume and three professional references with a phone number where they can be reached.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in a related field or a Master's degree and one year of experience in a related field.

Demonstrated understanding and application of FPP's organizational values: Service, Safety, Quality, Integrity, Excellence, Professionalism, Accuracy, Collaboration, Credibility, Innovativeness, Accountability  

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and other pertinent computer software used in this position.

Excellent written and communication skills.
Excellent time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in English, Technical Writing, Journalism, or another related field and three years of experience in a related field.

Certification in one or more of the following fire service specialties: NFPA® 1001 Firefighter I and II; NFPA® 1041 Fire Instructor I, II, or III

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and other pertinent computer software; excellent written and communication skills; and excellent time management skills; fire service training as a firefighter, fire officer, or fire instructor; vocational education in an emergency services field.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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