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FIRE INSPECTOR I - Osceola County

Salary - $24.00 Hourly Click here for the full job posting
Location - Kissimmee, FL
Job Type - Full-time
Department - Public Safety
Closing - Continuous, open until filled (per the rule of the site this posting will be removed 4/18/23)

General Description of Duties

Under direction, the purpose of the position is to perform professional, administrative, and investigative work involving the Departments fire inspection and plans review activities. Employee functions at a journey level and is responsible for performing fire inspections of private and commercial buildings and reviewing and evaluating construction plans, fire protection systems, and building designs to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local Fire and Life Safety Codes and regulations. Employee works in accordance with directives received from superior, however, is expected to exercise considerable independence and initiative. Position requires continuous contact with citizens, vendors, and employees throughout the organization.

Essential Job Functions

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.



An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Until Filed (per the rules of the site, this posting will be removed on 4/8/23)

SALARY: $30.16 - $46.30 per hour


This is very responsible technical office and public contact work of a moderate to difficult nature involving the review and processing of plans and permits for compliance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code, municipal ordinances, and other regulatory codes governing the construction, alteration, maintenance, and repair of commercial structures. Work includes the study of new materials, methods, and applications of building construction to keep abreast of modern developments; conducting field inspections; recommending changes to bring plans into conformance with codes; and issuing permits for building construction and alteration including all life safety features. Work may include serving as lead supervisor over staff engaged in similar activities and providing advice and assistance in the more difficult work matters. Work requires considerable initiative and the exercise of sound independent judgment, discretion, and tact in dealing with personnel of other City departments, the public, contractors, architects, and other county, State and Federal officials.

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FIRE INSPECTOR - 2023 - Sumter County

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:   Click here for the full job announcement
Full Time 
Open until filled (per the rules of the site this post will be removed 4/17/23)
Division: Fire and Emergency Medical Services
SALARY RANGE $19.92 to $28.49 Contingent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits package

  1. 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 exsisting buildings.
  3. Conduct annual fire inspections of buildings for compliance with applicable fire and life safety codes. Identifies violations of the Florida Fire Prevention Code, County Code of Ordinances, and other applicable rules and regulations and reports defects to the Sumter County Building Services Division. Maintain records and make reports..
  4. Reguarly keeps the Division Chief of Community Risk Reduction informed on the status of annual fire inspections and other fire inspections not provided by the Sumter County Building Services Division.
  5. Conducts inspection of food truck and special events for compliance with fire life safety codes.
  6. Attends continuing education courses, programs, and keeps up to date with codes, laws, and ordinances that apply to annual fire inspections.
  7. May from time to time provide fire and life safety education to the public at special events or other functions.
  8. Review plans, specifications and other data submitted to ensure conformance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code related to change of use in existing structures.
  9. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to fire inspections, fire watch standby, and emergency scene activities as assigned.
  10. . Assure consistency in interpretation of codes among staff members.
  11. In emergency or crisis situations (hurricane, flood, etc.), the position is required to perform reasonable duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  12. Employees hired on or after February 1, 2016, must be a tobacco-free person, both on and off the job, for at least one (1) Year immediately preceding application and maintain the same tobacco-free status throughout the term of employment.
  13. Face tattoos (from ear to ear and hairline of the forehead to the bottom of the chin) are prohibited.
  14. Maintains regular physical attendance during normal work hours as assigned at one of the County's offices or work facilities to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as required.

Salary Range - $19.92 to $28.49 Contingent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits package

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)

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