$44.94-$55.15 Hourly / $7,789.60-$9,559.68 Monthly / $93,475.20-$114,716.16 Yearly
Supervises and is responsible for activities of the new construction or existing construction fire inspection division; assigns work to subordinates and explains any specific instructions associated therewith; evaluates performance of employees and completes performance evaluations; recommends discipline as required; serves as initial respondent to grievances; reviews work of subordinates through field visits and checks of submitted reports and records.
Trains and supervises personnel in carrying out an effective fire safety inspection program; conducts formal classroom and field training, including continuing education of personnel; assigns new personnel to work in conjunction with experienced staff members and monitors their progress through conferences and observation.
Supervises: fire prevention inspections of commercial, industrial and multi-family structures; inspections of existing structures and facilities under construction for compliance with fire prevention ordinances; explanations of violations detected and corrections necessary; and, issuance of citations; performs such inspections as necessary.
Reviews construction plans, checking for compliance with applicable fire prevention codes; participates in meetings with developers, architects, engineers, and others, explaining code requirements prior to plan development; reviews such plans as necessary.
Advises the Fire Marshal about matters concerning the division; participates in developing long- and short-range plans to improve service delivery; assists in developing the budget.
Responds orally and in writing to questions, inquiries and complaints; prepares and submits statistical, narrative and other reports.
Performs related work as required.
Extensive knowledge of: effective management and supervisory techniques; fire prevention codes, laws and ordinances.
Considerable knowledge of: fire prevention and inspection techniques; building materials, construction practices and mechanical systems related to fire prevention, fire suppression and the protection of life and property from fire.
Working knowledge of: firefighting principles and techniques.
Ability to: enforce fire prevention codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially; read and interpret mechanical and building construction plans; assign, schedule, manage, supervise, and review the work of subordinates; prepare written and oral reports and impart them effectively; perform work requiring light to moderate physical exertion; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, representatives of other agencies, and the public.
Twelve (12) years of experience in fire service including three (3) years as an Inspector/Investigator.
Successful completion of 60 college credits (30 of which must be in the areas of fire science/administration, emergency medical service, business or public administration, or industrial education with a major in fire science/administration).
Some managerial or supervisory experience preferred.
For new construction division, one year of assignment to the new construction division.
A valid Florida driver's license.
Florida State certification as: Firefighter, Fire Inspector I.