Fire Inspector/Investigator

  • City of Galveston, TX
  • Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 01, 2019
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Criminology and Forensics Fire and EMS Legal Services
  • Salary: $45,895 - $68,843

Job Description

Job Description
Under general supervision, conducts fire and arson investigations; performs inspections of commercial, industrial and public buildings to ensure compliance with City fire prevention codes and ordinances. Participates in arson and major fire investigations; photographs fire scenes; preserves and collects evidence; interviews victims, witnesses and suspects. Reviews plans for new construction to determine compliance with fire prevention codes; issues operational and construction permits. Applies and explains complex laws, codes, regulations and ordinances to various audiences. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; AND three years’ experience in fire service operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Certifications: TCOLE Basic Peace Officer license; TCFP Basic Fire Inspector and Arson Investigator certification. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required.

Closing Date/Time: January 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST