Defensible Space Inspector-Temporary

  • Nevada County, CA
  • Nevada City, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Temporary Code Enforcement and Inspections

Job Description

Definition and Class Characteristics Nevada County is seeking a Defensible Space Inspector. This is a temporary position where individuals, with general supervision, coordinate and conduct defensible space inspections and assist with the presentation of educational programs to the public. Furthermore, they maintain records and database on defensible space assistance programs. Other vital duties include:
  • Interpret and apply defensible space codes and regulations.
  • Complete data input and analysis of a variety of information related to fire prevention and occupancies.
  • Draft reports related to fire prevention activities.
  • Research and prepare fire and life safety notices and correction letters that outline compliance issues and deficiencies.
A Defensible Space Inspector (Temporary) is an integral part of Nevada County whose mission is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of the community! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and have at least one year of fire prevention or related experience. No college degree is required but if you have an Associate's degree in Forestry, Fire Science or Environmental Science, that's a plus! Furthermore, individuals who have taken the following training courses will be highly preferred:
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-700 NIMS: An Introduction
  • National Fire Protection Association Assessing Wildfire Hazards in the Home Ignition Zone
  • Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Defensible Space Assessor Training
  • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Defensible Space Inspector Training
Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and clear communication, sets us up to be a hard-working organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and balanced.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.  For a full description of this position, click here.

Knowledge and Skills Required  
Education and Experience Required
 Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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