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Life Safety Inspector - CITY OF LARGO ... Naturally A Great Place to Work!

Closing: 04/20/2024

Salary: $26.01 hourly rate

Job Summary:

This is a technical and specialized field position in community risk reduction. Work involves commercial building inspections that focus on compliance with local and State fire safety codes, laws, and ordinances. Proper documentation and record keeping are required for all visits and inspections conducted. Work is performed under general supervision, according to established guidelines, and is reviewed by an Assistant Fire Chief.

Additional Benefits:
- Additional $3,800 employee benefit dollars; the unused balance of which can be kept as taxable income
- Defined Contribution Plan 401(a) with a generous 6.5% City match
- Benefits also include 12 paid holidays and 24 hour full access to City fitness center. Continuous learning is supported through tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
- May receive up to $2,500 in relocation assistance for candidates outside Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, or Manatee counties
- Flexible workplace schedule

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

All employees share components of leadership, management, technical, and team skills to assist in making the City of Largo the community of choice in Tampa Bay.

Leadership

  • Demonstrates an understanding and reflection of the City’s mission, vision, and values and a commitment to achieve organizational goals aligned with the City’s strategic plan
  • Champions a high-performance work culture that encourages and embraces new ideas, develops individuals and welcomes and encourages diverse perspectives
  • Articulates strategic and innovative thinking and provides clarity to deliver superior services
  • Approaches the job with enthusiasm and curiosity to promote a solutions-oriented work culture

Management

  • Effectively manages assignments and priorities to ensure the fulfillment of projects, tasks, and responsibilities
  • Follows suggested procedures to ensure the highest standards of risk management, employee safety, and risk avoidance

Technical

  • Conducts inspections of buildings and property to check for life safety hazards, efficiency of fire protection equipment, adequate means of egress, and general compliance with all fire and life safety codes
  • Inspects and tests installation of fire protection and alarm systems for code compliance with approved plans
  • Investigates complaints received by fire crews or citizens related to fire code compliance
  • Enters inspection results into a database to complete inspection reports
  • Issues fire code violations, consults and advises contractors, property, and business owners regarding corrective action necessary
  • Assists facilities with required fire drills
  • Represents the City in the community and public events as directed

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CHIEF OF FIRE FIGHTER STAND & TRAINING - 43000674

Location: OCALA, FL, US, 34482 Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: CHIEF OF FIRE FIGHTER STAND & TRAINING - 43000674

Salary: $49,983.96 - $130,008.04 Posting Closing Date: 04/18/2024

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

DIVISION: STATE FIRE MARSHAL BUREAU: FIRE FIGHTER STANDARDS & TRAINING
CITY: OCALA COUNTY: MARION

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

SPECIAL NOTES:

Four (4) years of professional experience in Fire Science, Business Management, Education, or other related field is required. A Bachelor of Arts/Science degree can substitute for the required professional experience.

Additional requirements:
Certified Firefighter II-NFPA 1001
Florida Certified Fire Instructor III – FS 633 (required within one (1) year of appointment)
Florida Certified Contract Manager (required within one (1) year of appointment)
Five (5) or more years’ experience in the development of curricula of fire and emergency training programs.
Five (5) or more years’ experience managing fire service training, facilities, equipment, maintenance, and improvements, overseeing the management of facilities and equipment maintenance and improvements.

Preference will be given for the following:
Florida Certified Firefighter II – FS 633
Three (3) or more years’ experience in School Administration for a College or Technical Training Program.
Valid driver’s license required.

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

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Life Safety & Fire Prevention Officer - North Port, FL

Salary $52,423.75 - $83,878.00 Annually Location North Port, FL
Job Type Full Time Job Number 201401636
Department Fire Rescue Department Opening Date 03/29/2024
Closing Date 4/19/2024 5:00 PM Eastern

General Description

  • Responsible position ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations pertaining to life safety and fire prevention. 
  • Responsible for and promotes the development and use of effective Fire Safety Programs through established public education initiatives. Work is performed under the direction of the Fire Marshal.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for planning, preparing, and presenting programs of instruction intended to educate and inform the public regarding Fire and Life Safety issues.
  • Conduct or coordinate fire and life safety inspections for all commercial occupancies in the city.
  • Inspect and test fire protection or detection systems to verify systems are installed in accordance with federal and state law, code, ordinance, regulation, and standard.
  • Prepare reports and ensure follow up for fire and life safety deficiencies, violations, complaints, and hazardous conditions.
  • Investigate and recognize complaints of fire and life safety hazards and apply the AHJ-approved process to initiate, record and resolve the complaint.
  • Ability to process construction plans for fire and life safety compliance; recommend sound alternatives for new construction, repair, renovation, modification, reconstruction addition, change of use or occupancy classification.
  • Assist with required fire drills, water flow tests, water supply applications, installation of fire protection systems and building services in new or existing buildings.
  • Contact and interact regularly with city staff on process, applicable codes, standards, policies, and procedures of the jurisdiction for inclusion in ordinances, resolutions, and city legislative policy(s).
  • Participate in Staff Development Review (SDR) process.
  • Assume responsibility for assigned projects and serve as a liaison to city departments and external sources.
  • Develop and deliver fire and life safety public education presentations for local businesses, civic groups, schools, and residents.
  • Demonstrate and explain appropriate fire safety prevention and coordinate district smoke detector program.
  • Investigate and recommend progressive fire prevention practices in accordance with city code, federal, and state law.
  • (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other related duties as assigned, including City-directed work assignments in the event of a declared emergency.)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to obtain or have the knowledge of city code, federal and state law, rules, regulations, statutes, and ordinances pertaining to fire prevention and building construction.
  • Ability to obtain or have the knowledge of educational methods for presentation and instruction of fundamental fire prevention techniques, Fire and Life Safety Programs, and their role in their community.
  • Ability to obtain or have the knowledge to read and interpret documents, such as construction plans, safety guidelines, codes, procedure, and process manuals.
  • Excellent customer service skills with ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in the use of small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.
  • Skilled in the use of computers for data entry, word processing and accounting purposes.
  • Skilled in word processing, spreadsheet type programs and multimedia presentation programs.
  • Ability to research/analyze data and present findings in various report formats.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple work assignments with competing deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Ability to plan, organize and use mature judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions in accordance with established city code, policy, federal, and state law.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, city employees and the public.

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma.
  • Advanced education in prevention and inspection or three (3) to five (5) years Life Safety and/or Fire and Emergency Services experience are desirable.
  • (A comparable amount of training, education and/or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.)

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Florida driver’s license by date of hire.
  • Certification by the State of Florida as a Life Safety Inspector.
  • Certification by the State of Florida as a Fire and Life Safety Educator is preferred or shall be attained within 6 months from date of hire.

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AGENCY NAME:

SUMTER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

POSITION TITLE:

Fire Inspector 

SALARY:

Salary range is $19.92 - $28.49.  Commensurate with experience and licenses. Benefits package.


JOB LOCATION:

Fire and Emergency Medical Services

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open Until Filled - per the rules of the site, job posting will be removed 4/28/24.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

Highly responsible administrative and professional work in coordinating and performing fire inspections and plan examinations, while applying the State of Florida Fire Prevention Code on existing buildings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate degree in Fire Sciences, Engineering, Construction, Architecture, or a related field. Two (2) years experience as a Florida Fire Safety Inspector. Additional certifications for fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hood fire suppression systems are preferred.Valid Florida Driver's License and driving record acceptable to the insurance provider. Florida Certified Fire Safety Inspector  1. Must possess or obtain the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) certifications within six (6) Months of employment.

TO APPLY:

Submit a complete Sumter County Board of County Commissioners Employment Application online at our website at www.sumtercountyfl.gov


The Board of Sumter County Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.  Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Laws of Florida.  If you need an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify us in advance.

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