City of Deltona
  • 30-Jun-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Fire
  • Deltona, FL, USA
  • 15.86
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Fire Inspector

ISSUE DATE:06/30/2020

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

ELIGIBILITY: Internal & External

LOCATION:  Fire Department - Administration


One (1) Regular Full-Time Non-Exempt Vacancy

Anticipated Hiring Range: $15.86 - $21.46

DEFINITIONThe purpose of this job/class within the organization is to plan, coordinate & conduct fire safety inspections of new and existing buildings for compliance with the adopted City and State fire and life safety codes and standards.

This job/class works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not all inclusive): Conducts work in the areas of fire safety inspections, fire prevention, fire code enforcement, and public fire education. Plans, coordinates and conducts fire safety inspections of new and existing buildings for compliance with state and local fire and life safety codes and standards. Issues violation notices, investigates complaints relating to fire and life safety hazards, and confers with violators to explain regulations and corrective actions. Conducts new occupational license fire safety inspections; prepares documentation of inspections, related reports and forms, and letters of correspondence. Educates the public in various life safety areas and assists business owners in providing for owner/occupant safety. Reviews and interprets plans and specifications of new construction projects and fire protection/detection systems for fire code compliance. Conducts acceptance testing and inspections on fire protection/detection systems to verify systems are installed and maintained in accordance with the appropriate codes and standards. 


Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent. (Upload to Resume Tab on Work bright)

Preferred six months of experience in fire safety and prevention, fire code compliance or closely related experience.

Preferred six months of experience and a thorough knowledge in commercial construction plan review. 

Preferred experience in Firehouse or MobileEyes Software


LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Requires a driver's license valid in the State of Florida. (Upload to Resume Tab on Work bright) Requires a Florida Fire Safety Inspector certification at time of appointment.  (Upload to Resume Tab on Work bright)

BENEFITS: Full City benefits to include Florida Retirement System, paid employee health/dental, accrued vacation, sick leave, and more.


Veteran Preference in appointment will be given to those eligible.

In order to be eligible for Veteran Preference you must furnish (uploaded to resume tab in work bright) a Department of Defense document, commonly known as form DD-214 (Member 4 Copy recommended) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the DVA, listing military status, dates of service and discharge type PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE OF THE JOB POSTING. Please redact social security number and date of birth information from all documents submitted.


In addition, the disabled veteran shall also furnish a document from the Department of Defense, the DVA, or the Department certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability turned in at the time of interview or into Human Resources directly prior to interview.


If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, you must notify the Human Resources Department at 386-878-8750 at least 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) prior to the meeting or activity.

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