Goverment Jobs
January 24, 2020
Citrus County, Florida
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General Description

The purpose of this position is to perform state required and requested inspections of existing buildings to ensure compliance with fire safety codes, ordinances and laws. This position reports directly to the Fire Marshal and is responsible for the completion of inspections to ensure compliance and to contribute to the comprehensive Countywide Fire Rescue Emergency Services program.

The primary work schedule for this position is Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Essential Functions

  • Perform state required and requested existing building fire and life safety inspections
  • Investigate fire and life safety related complaints in and on existing buildings and properties
  • Present fire safety and fire extinguisher training to public
  • Prepare reports on inspection findings
  • Assist the Building Division with review non-residential new construction, interior remodel, fire sprinkler system, fire suppression system and fire alarm system (new, alterations and extension) and site plans, fireworks displays, and more within the County as required
  • Assist the Building Division with performing construction and site inspections for non-residential new buildings, interior remodels and sites as required
  • Perform various administrative tasks including attending staff meetings, taking phone calls and meeting with customers
  • Drive and operate county vehicle
  • Perform related duties as required
Minimum Requirements

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Requires High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous experience preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:

  • Requires State of Florida Fire Safety Inspector I certification
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License
  • Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days certification in FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100C, 200B, 700B and 800B; as well as G300 and G400 as courses become available

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time
  • Involves exerting between 50 and 80 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, up to 150 pounds on occasion; standard keyboard operations
  • The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, depth perception, and texture perception
Supplemental Information

Basis of Rating: Some positions may require a written and/or skills test. Applications will be carefully reviewed to assess each individuals qualifications. Selected persons will be interviewed to determine who will be hired for the job. The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process.

Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination check. Drug screens will be in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act and/or the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

Citrus County, Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Citrus County, Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Citrus County, Florida Board of County Commissioners in advance to allow sufficient time to provide an accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners provides a comprehensive package including group insurance benefits.

Effective October 1, 2016, the County will implement a tobacco free incentive program, as part of the Citrus County Wellness Program to help reduce insurance costs. Employees who are tobacco free or who participate in the tobacco free incentive program will be eligible to receive an incentive in the form of a $50.00 per month reduction in the health insurance premiums.

For a more detailed overview of our benefit package, click here.

I understand that I must complete the entire application this includes my education and work history. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed application.

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  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
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