Fire Code Compliance Inspector
City of El Paso, TX - El Paso, TX

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Candidate must have a High School diploma or GED, and two (2) years of code enforcement experience. Licenses and Certificates : Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state. Must be certified as Texas Fire Inspector in compliance with Texas Commission on Fire Protection Standards of Education (TCFPSE) within six (6) months of appointment and successfully complete Field Training Program.

General Purpose:
Under general supervision, patrol, inspect, investigate and enforce the Fire Code and designated municipal codes, laws, and ordinances to ensure life safety throughout the City.

Typical Duties:
Perform functions of fire prevention inspector as assigned. Involves: Inspect interiors and exteriors of commercial, industrial and other buildings to detect fire hazards, efficiency of fire protective equipment, and adequacy of fire escapes and exits. Inform and discuss conditions of building storage and equipment with owner or manager and make recommendations regarding unsafe conditions. Issue summons for uncorrected fire hazards from previous inspections and enforcing codes. Inspect gasoline distributors, delivery trucks and issue permits in compliance with fire safety regulations. Conduct fire prevention programs at public buildings and commercial businesses for employees, and school fire drills. Issue red tags, stop work orders, correction notices or citations as required when construction does not meet Technical or Municipal codes, zoning ordinances, local ordinances or plans. Involves: Refer citations not signed by defendants to police department for service. Confer with contractors issuing verbal and written corrections as needed. Sign permits if all construction is in compliance. Maintain applicable database, records and files. Research prior inspections for approval/disapproval. Attend training and meetings. Maintain certifications.

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Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.