|Department||Tampa Fire Rescue|
|Open Date||8/2/2018 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||8/16/2018 4:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$37.68 - $47.88/hour; $6,531.20 - $8,299.20/month; $78,374.40 - $99,590.40/year|
|Type of Recruitment||Departmental|
Please read the entire Job Posting as it will provide important information regarding the application process and promotional exam.
Conducts fire prevention inspections of commercial, industrial and multi-family structures including childcare facilities, apartment houses, theaters, and places of public assembly; inspects liquefied petroleum gas installations for proximity to potential fire sources, fire containment provisions and adequacy of security measures; inspects existing structures and facilities under construction for compliance with fire prevention ordinances.
Inspects for: placement and accessibility of fire exits; type, number and placement of fire extinguishers; heat from electrical services and boxes; placement and pressures of sprinkler systems and heads; use of required fire retardant materials; placement and functioning of heat and smoke detectors; conformance to occupancy requirements; and, other fire hazards and potential hazards.
Informs owners, managers and other responsible parties of violations detected; explains corrections necessary and date by which corrections must be instituted; issues citations when voluntary compliance is not obtained.
Trains lower-level inspectors in the processes and techniques of conducting fire prevention inspections; trains combat fire personnel in conducting basic fire prevention inspections.
Conducts public information programs, explaining fire prevention and safety measures through lectures, demonstrations and audio-visual presentations; arranges for tours of fire installations and public demonstrations of equipment.
Maintains records of scheduled and completed assignments; documents findings in narrative and statistical reports; drafts written summaries sufficiently detailed and accurate for use in legal proceedings.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: fire prevention laws, codes and ordinances; fire prevention and inspection techniques; building materials, construction practices and mechanical systems related to fire prevention, fire suppression and the safeguarding of life and property from fire.
Working knowledge of: firefighting principles and practices.
Ability to: enforce fire prevention codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially; prepare written and oral reports and impart them effectively; performs tasks requiring light to moderate physical exertion; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, law enforcement and inspectional services personnel, builders, property owners, and the public.
Submit all applicable transcripts with application showing completion of at least 18 hours in the area(s) listed above.
Evaluation of education and experience
SOURCE MATERIAL FOR EXAM: *** In effect the date of this announcement***
Standard Operating Guidelines
Rules and Regulations
NFPA Company Officer
Current Collective Bargaining Agreement
EXAMINATION FORMAT: Written Test 100%
Education and Seniority points will be added after a score of 60% is obtained.(Submit all applicable degrees, transcripts and certifications with application. All documents must be submitted prior to the posting deadline date/time).
EXAMINATION DATE: January, 9 2019/ Location TBD