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Fire Inspector

Clark County, Nevada

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted March 7, 2021.

ABOUT THE POSITIONUnder administrative direction, this position performs responsible inspection and investigative work in promoting fire safety and securing compliance with County and state fire prevention codes and regulations.THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 250 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, AND WILL CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE, REGARDLESS IF THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN REACHED, WHEN THAT NUMBER IS RECEIVED.This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation and Experience:Effective: 12/31/06: An Associates Degree in Fire Science or its experience equivalent (related experience may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis), two (2) years of demonstrated fire prevention or five (5) years of suppression experience; or two (2) years of an ICC-Certified Building or Fire Code certification; must attainan ICC certification as a Fire Inspector Iand as a Nevada State Fire Service Inspector I within one (1) year of hire date.Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see attached resume” on your application.Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a medical examination performed by our examining physician.License: Must possess a valid Class C Driver’s License.Note: It is a condition of employment that any fire service employee hired into the Fire Department after January 1, 1993, not use tobacco in any form.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES(It is not to be assumed that each example listed shall be performed by all employees, nor that any one employee shall perform only the examples listed.) Inspects general commercial, hotel, industrial, hospital and public assembly buildings for fire hazards, efficiency of fire protection equipment, adequacy of fire escapes and fire exits and general compliance with fire prevention codes, laws and regulations. Advises and instructs owners in the removal of fire hazards and makes recommendations for reducing potential hazards. Reports violations of fire safety regulations and established safety standards to appropriate owners and occupants and prepares written notices to follow up action. Participates in Countywide prevention programs by giving talks and showing films at schools and at other group meetings. Inspects the storage and use of explosives or inflammable materials. Determines if buildings meet fire regulations before business licenses are issued; prepares necessary records and reports; inspects hotel casino properties; inspects new businesses and handles fire hazard complaints in the hotels. Reviews and examines building plans for fire standards and fire systems. Inspects facilities for fire hose connects and fire hydrants, and draws maps for fire suppression. Participates in fire drills and attends regular classes in fire fighting, fire prevention, equipment maintenance and related subjects. Performs similar and related duties as required.