Pyrotechnic Operators Permit
Pyrotechnic Operators Permit authorizes setting up and discharging 1.3G and qualifying 1.4G special fireworks at public displays for which a display permit has been issued.
To qualify for this permit, an individual must do the following:
- Submit verifiable documentation of at least six (6) public displays in Alaska which you participated as an assistant (this display must have been permitted through the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety office) or
- Submit a copy of your out-of-state pyrotechnic license and
- Successfully pass the written examination administered by the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety office.
For renewal of the Alaska Pyrotechnic Operator's Permit, an individual must:
- Successfully pass the written examination administered by Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire and Life Safety office.
Pyrotechnic Operators Permit Examination
A score of 90% is required to pass and the closed book test must be completed in one hour.
This test must be proctored in one of the Division of Fire and Life Safety office's. Locations are in Anchorage and Juneau. To make an appointment to take the test, please contact Marie Collins (contact information is at the bottom of this page).
In the event the prospective pyrotechnic operator fails the test, it may be retaken after a twenty-four hour waiting period has elapsed IF the individual proctoring the test has that time slot available.
Should the test be failed a second time, a fifteen-day waiting period is required prior to re-examining.
Test Reference Materials: 2006 IFC Chapter 33, 13 AAC 51.025 (94) (105) , AS 18.72, 2006 NFPA 1123, 1124, and 1126.
The permit is valid for three years from the date of issue.
Alaska Pyrotechnic Operators
|Alaska Pyrotechnic Operators Updated April 11, 2022