|Department||Tampa Fire Rescue|
|Open Date||9/4/2019 4:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/4/2019 4:30:00 PM|
|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 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 service and boxes; placement and pressure 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.
Conducts public information programs, explaining fire prevention and safety measures through lectures, demonstrations and audiovisual presentations.
Receives classroom and on-the-job training in the inspection of liquefied petroleum gas installations for proximity to potential fire sources, fire containment provisions and adequacy of security measures.
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.
Eligibility to Take Exam: Must be a current employee with three (3) years of experience in fire service
Eligibility for Promotion: Must be a current employee with four (4) years of experience in fire service and hold a State of Florida Fire Inspector's I certificate.
NOTE: All of the required education for eligibility purposes must be submitted prior to the deadline. Required experience must be obtained by the date of the test.
A copy of the diploma should be submitted if a degree was conferred. If a copy of the diploma is not available, an official transcript clearly showing a diploma conferred date can be used as proof of graduation. In cases where graduation did not occur, an official transcript copy should be submitted to show the total number of credits attained from each institution attended where credits were earned. This includes recognized fire science college credit equivalent courses which may yield educational points if accompanied by regional/national accredited college or university course catalog (HCC, Polk State, St. Pete College, etc;) citing equivalent course name and course description.
A valid Florida driver's license.
State of Florida Fire Inspector I Certificate.
Note: Assignment of an employee to an investigations position will require the employee to satisfactorily complete the Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Officer’s Training within one (1) year of assignment. That period may be extended at the discretion of the Fire Marshal if the scheduling/availability of academy classes does not accommodate that time period.
Submit all applicable licensures and certifications with application
Evaluation of education and experience
SOURCE MATERIAL FOR EXAM: *** In effect the date of this announcement***
Standard Operating Guidelines
Rules and Regulations
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 15, 2020