Recruitment #23-118-4273


Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is a growing organization that serves a large and diverse county and population located 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC. As a highly respected organization, we offer superior emergency and non-emergency services to 425,000 citizens within a 520 square mile area. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is a combination career/volunteer organization comprised of over 700 employees and 800+ active operational and administrative volunteers.

We seek to hire a highly motivated, effective, and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the County's citizens, work force, and visitors. Moreover, we are seeking individuals who are willing to operate within the organization's core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service (TIPS). We offer a meaningful career, competitive salary and benefits, as well as an abundance of learning and promotional opportunities for individuals who wish to proudly serve the Loudoun County community

Job Description

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue's Fire Marshal's Office is seeking qualified applicants for a permanent part-time Civilian Fire Inspector position (up to 20 hours a week).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Performs timely and professional fire prevention inspections. Issues Notices of Violations and related correspondence as appropriate. Performs follow-up inspections as needed. Submits accurate inspection reports. Assists the Code Enforcement supervisor in the research of codes and other regulations to ensure the Loudoun County Fire Prevention Code remains current. May be required to draft technical documents for code change hearings or for the internal dissemination to staff. Reviews technical development plans and provides comment on critical fire or related safety requirements. May participate in local, regional, state and national organizations or committees for the development of codes, standards and regulations organized to improve services or the publics quality of life. Provides fire and life safety education to the public and conducts professional presentations as required. Provides timely and professional response to citizen requests for assistance in the interpretation of local codes and regulations. Processes Fire Marshal Permits and provides accurate information in a courteous, professional and efficient manner. Researches law and code in order to produce technical reports.

Hiring salary commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED and four (4) years' experience in the fire prevention/inspection or building construction trade to include experience interacting with the public.

Valid state driver's license required. Must possess and maintain certification in the following: EVOC, HazMat Awareness, and CPR. Must obtain and maintain certification in the following within 9 months of appointment: Virginia NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector, Virginia DHCD Core certification and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens. Preferred, but not required: NFPA Hazardous Materials Operations, NFPA Firefighter I and II.

Special Requirements

Position may be assigned to work night, holidays or weekends. Position requires ability to exhibit manual dexterity, walk for extended periods of time (in excess of 2 hours) and climb stairs or ladders. Must be able to lift, push or pull heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds and maintain physical fitness commiserate with job tasks.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Selection process comprised of application review, in-person interview(s), and background investigation, to include criminal record, NCIC, and DMV checks as well as fingerprinting.