Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Fire Inspector/Investigator|
|Closing Date/Time:||Wed. 10/16/19 11:59 PM Arizona Time|
|Salary:||$25.64 - $36.27 Hourly|
|Location:||22358 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Arizona|
|CLASS SUMMARY: |
Incumbents perform a variety of technical inspections of public, commercial, industrial, residential and other buildings and premises to secure compliance with the Town's fire prevention codes and regulations; investigates complaints and violations and require corrective action; conducts investigations of fires, explosions and hazardous material(s) releases; and develops fire safety codes, regulations and educational programs.
|Examples of Duties:|
|TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)|
1.Inspects properties to ensure compliance with fire protection and prevention laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards.
2.Investigates complaints relating to fire hazards and fire code violations.
3.Identifies corrective actions, which must be made in order to bring properties into compliance with applicable fire codes, laws, and ordinances.
4.Assists in the development and reviews fire exit plans for commercial and residential buildings.
5.Inspects and tests fire protection and detection systems to verify that such systems are installed in accordance with appropriate laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and standards.
6.Takes photographs and/or writes detailed reports of fire code violations observed in each inspected building sites.
7.Conducts fire code compliance follow-ups to ensure corrective action has been taken.
8.Explains and interprets to citizens and Town staff fire prevention policy and procedures within scope of authority.
9.Conducts fire protection systems plans review.
10.Investigates the origin and cause of fires by examining and processing scenes, conducting interviews, collecting evidence and preparing official documentation in accordance with legal requirements for prosecution. Reviews case notes to track trends and patterns. Works with external agencies and insurance companies to determine product safety and to mitigate future occurrences. Determines appropriate action needed to complete each investigation.
11.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
| Typical Qualifications:|
|Training and Experience:|
Required: High School diploma or GED plus additional college level course work in Fire Science, Construction or related field; three years of experience as a building or fire inspector; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Associate's Degree in Fire Science preferred.
Licensing Requirements (positions in this class require):
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|Knowledge (position requirements at entry):|