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Posted: 11/5/2020
Job Reference #: 20209-1
Keywords: inspector

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Job Title: Fire Inspector

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-209
Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Department: Gila River Fire Department

City: Chandler, AZLocations: 5002 N. Maricopa Road

Area of Interest: Public Safety
Salary Type: Base Pay
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $24.11 Hourly

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

Can be placed on On-Call status.

The Fire Inspector performs inspections of businesses, buildings, schools and institutional occupancies for
compliance with the Community’s Fire and Life Safety Ordinance, and other required and appropriate codes and
standards. This position is designed as an intermediate level ?re prevention inspector to assist in the
implementation of Fire and Life Safety codes and standards in order to protect Community Member lives and
property and to provide for the safety and well-being of guests to the Community.

Conduct inspections of events and activities for adherence to codes and standards, issue permits and
certi?cates of compliance.Test ?xed ?re protection systems, underground ?re lines, emergency access and some special ?re protection
systems.Conduct limited plan review of systems, events and activities, appropriate application of codes and standards
to the plan review process is expected, consultations with developers, builders, architects, boards and
commissions will be a common activity.Assist investigators in the course of investigating structural ?res and large scale incidents leading to property
loss, injury or death (involves processing of a ?re scene for evidence and interviewing witnesses/suspects in
cases of arson).Act as a mentor for FALSE personnel within the division and utilize educational opportunities to further their
knowledge base.Research the application and viability of existing and adopted codes for modi?cation and interpretations,
submit comments and changes to the ICC, NFPA to modify Community Codes.Research existing code reference materials for correct interpretation and application of life safety systems and
features, write dissertations and interpretations of ?ndings and report to/address governing bodies, contractors
and department directors.
0 Evaluate research, plan and request appropriate code interpretation for implementation and enforcement (often
associated with new construction projects and involves the negative input of other affected departments).
0 Investigate explosions and ?res for cause and origin as assigned; investigate non-criminal deaths that occurat events;Conduct random and requested inspections of facilities and activities within the community.Assist with large complicated structures or events that require code enforcement and education.Make limited committee and council presentations.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Knowledge of principles and methods of ?re prevention and ?re inspection.Knowledge ?re codes, building codes, and related codes and their interpretation and intent.Knowledge of ?re detection and extinguishing systems.Knowledge of hazardous materials, proper storage, use, application and response to ?re.Knowledge of elements and requirements of a legal report.Ability to analyze, interpret, and explain technical ?re and building codes, ordinances, plans and speci?cations
as they apply to speci?c situations.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability to analyze computerized data and operate computerized data entry and retrieval systems.Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:0 High School diploma or GED and three (3) years’ experience in ?re prevention inspections, building safety
inspections, ?re investigations and/or ?re code enforcement, Or0 High School diploma or GED and four (4) years as a ?re?ghter.o Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Fire Science Technology or
closely related ?eld is preferred.


Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving recordfor the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must besubmitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Required to pass a background check and ?ngerprint clearance as a condition of employment and must continue
to maintain throughout duration of employment.International Code Council Fire Inspector I required.Certi?ed Fire Fighter I & II (AZ, IFSAC or Pro-Board) or provide proof of successful completion of a program
meeting National Fire Protection Association (NF PA) 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Quali?cations
is preferred.Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and NFPA Fire Inspector I certi?cation is preferred.Maintain current CPR certi?cation at the Healthcare Provider level or equivalent or ability to obtain with 30 days
of employment.Non- Supervisory, Hourly Position
Reports to Fire Chief or designeeBENEFITS:
The Gila River Indian Community offers a comprehensive bene?ts package, which includes; vacation, holiday,
and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability bene?ts.Preference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, SeX, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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