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The City of Stuart (a municipality) is a historic coastal community with a population of approximately 19,000 on the beautiful St. Lucie River.  We offer unique downtown shops, galleries, and restaurants that add to our small town charm. 

The City of Stuart shines a spotlight on the longevity of its employees – the average seniority of its employees is 10 years...meaning, those who come here to work tend to stay.  Come see what the buzz is all about.

Stuart Fire Rescue is searching for a Fire Inspector to work in its ISO Class 1 Department. Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Fire Inspector performs field work inspecting buildings and various installations for fire hazards and fire code compliance. Duties may involve an element of personal danger and incumbents must be capable of functioning as an integral part of a work unit in order to ensure the safe and efficient performance of duties. 

** All applicants must be a State of Florida Certified Fire Inspector **. Additionally, the candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent and maintain their current State of Florida Fire Safety Inspector I certification. While we prefer at least one (1) year of field work in code inspection, we are willing to train the candidate with the right mindset, qualifications, and willingness to learn. A valid Florida Driver’s License is required.

For additional duties and to complete an application, please visit our website at www.cityofstuart.us 

The City of Stuart is a tobacco-free/vaping-free workplace.  All applicants must attest that they have not used tobacco or nicotine products for the preceding 3-month period from the date of application. Candidates chosen for positions with the City of Stuart must undergo pre-employment screening to include verification of their non-use of tobacco or nicotine products in order to be considered for employment.   

The City of Stuart is An Equal Opportunity Employer ADA/VP/DFWP/TFWP

The ending date of this announcement is: 12/8/23


Fire Protection Specialist - City of Gainesville

Salary Range Minimum: $61,061.22
Salary Range Maximum: 
Closing Date: 

Job Details:

This is advanced professional work providing technical and analytical reviews and designs related to fire protection systems, features, devices, and issues. The single position allocated to this classification reports to a designated supervisor and works under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of supervisory responsibility and from lower classes by its emphasis on advanced technical skills.

Job Description:


This is advanced professional work providing technical and analytical reviews and designs related to fire protection systems, features, devices, and issues.


Reviews and evaluates site and construction plans for developments, and engineered fire protection system plans, shop drawings and specifications (suppression, detection and alarm, smoke and fire control) to determine compliance with national standards, Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code, fire and building safety codes and standards, fire department policies, and procedures, and recognized fire protection principles and practices.

Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes existing structures, facilities and subdivisions for fire protection needs and helps develop fire safety improvement plans in conjunction with owners, developers, city, state, and other regulatory departments/agencies consistent with both prescriptive and performance based codes and standards.

Inspects construction sites and evaluates complex systems and/or devices required for fire and life safety within buildings or at specialized facilities and makes recommendations on modifications or potential modifications to the as-built environment utilizing technical expertise and innovative techniques.

Works closely with other city, county, state departments or bureaus and federal agencies to ensure proper coordination and timely completion of plans, to review tasks, and to maintain uniformity of code interpretations and policies between the Fire Department and those departments and bureaus.

Provides technical consultative assistance to architects, engineers, builders, developers and owners addressing code related needs or deficiencies pertaining to fire prevention and protection.

Provides technical assistance and advice relating to application, enforcement, and interpretation of codes and standards relating to fire protection to Fire Department members and other codes enforcement personnel.

Conducts studies and evaluates new building methods and materials to recommend methods for improving fire protection through promulgation and adoption of codes, changing procedures and practices, acquisition of reference materials and fire equipment to be used by the department in prevention, protection, suppression and incident control.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.


Valid Florida Driver License required.
Florida State Municipal Fire Inspector certification required.

Certified Fire Protection Specialist (preferred)
Hazardous Materials Awareness Level (preferred)

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