|Department||Tampa Fire Rescue|
|Open Date||9/6/2019 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/27/2019 4:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$44.94 - $55.15/hour|
|Type of Recruitment||Departmental|
Please read the entire Job Posting as it will provide important information regarding the application process and promotional exam.
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.
All applicants must submit a copy of their transcript prior to the closing date. This also applies to candidates who may have applied for past examinations. The transcript must be scanned and attached via upload to the online application via Job Aps.
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.
Possession of: Submit all applicable licensures and certifications with application
A valid Florida driver's license.
Florida State certification as: Fire Inspector I.
SOURCE MATERIAL FOR EXAM: *** In effect the date of this announcement***
EXAMINATION: Written - 100%
*Education and Seniority points will be added to scores of 60% or greater. (Submit all applicable degree(s), transcripts and certifications with application.)
DATE OF EXAMINATION: January 15, 2020