• Associates Degree in Fire Science, Building Construction, or a related field.
• Three years of related experience with inspection and plans review.
• Two years of experience with fire inspection systems.
• Or any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the above Minimum Requirements.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
• Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) knowledge and experience, including WUI code experience.
• Experience with fire investigations.
• Experience with computer systems and fire department software systems.
• Must possess, or obtain upon employment, a valid Arizona driver’s license.
• Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.
• Ability to obtain ICC Fire Inspector Certification within six months of employment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
• Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
COMPETENCIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
• Accountability: This job has partial responsibility for accountability including community, organizational, and financial aspects (for example: understands community politics as necessary part of organizational life; understands the culture of the organization; and is aware of the impact of financial processes and outcomes on the organization.)
• Responsiveness: This job has partial responsibility for addressing customer needs to include ensuring appropriate communication skills, composure, decision making, and mediation skills for self and subordinate employees (for example: honest, direct, and understandable communication; controls emotions when things get tough; actively seeks input to make decisions; and is proactive in confronting and resolving conflict.)
• Quality: This job has partial responsibility for ensuring high quality customer service for self and subordinate employees including customer focus, expectation management, and interpersonal skills (for example: responds promptly to customer needs; keeps customer informed of progress with timely feedback; uses diplomacy and tact.)
• Professionalism: This job carries out day-to-day activities in a manner that is honest, responsible, fair, highly trained, and cost conscious.
• Teamwork: This job carries out day-to-day activities in a manner that promotes teamwork in partnership with citizens, other agencies, and other employees.
• Problem Solving: This job carries out day-to-day activities in a manner that is creative, open-minded, and professional.
• Leadership: This job carries out day-to-day activities serving people with integrity and personal character.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.