Position Detail:

Phoenix Fire Department
455 N 5th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Maricopa County

602-262-4429 - fax

Hiring Information:

Position: Fire Prevention Specialist II (New Construction)
Last Filing Date:  December 21, 2017

Special Instructions:  

Open until filled


The City of Phoenix seeks qualified candidates for the Fire Protection Specialist II (New Construction) position. The Fire Prevention Specialist II inspects construction work in progress to ensure that the work is performed in compliance with approved plans, Phoenix Fire Code, and related requirements. Responsibilities include inspecting new installations of fire protection systems to include: fire alarms, sprinklers, firelines and special extinguishing systems. Specialists must evaluate the quality of these installations and require corrections be made when deficiencies are discovered. Specialists must work well with contractors and owners to provide decision-making requiring discretion, judgment, and familiarity with laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards.

The Planning and Development Department currently has one vacancy in the Inspections Division. This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.


Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications. First review of applications will occur the week of October 2, 2017


$23.63 (minimum) - $34.72 (maximum) hourly / $49,150 - $72,218 annually. Appointment may be made above the minimum depending on qualifications.

Comprehensive benefits package includes: 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days, free bus/light rail pass, traditional pension and 457/401 plans, tuition reimbursement upon hire, choice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Cigna HMO, PPO. For more details, visit:



Requires one of the following:

Two years of experience as a Fire Prevention Specialist I and ICC Certified Fire Inspector II certification; OR
Three years of experience as a Fire Prevention Specialist in another government or private entity along with ICC Certified Fire Inspector II certification or in a related field.
By the end of probation, must obtain the following certifications:

? ICC Fire Plans Examiner


? ICC Fire Inspector II


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
For other important information related to employment with the City of Phoenix, please visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Documents/Talent-Acquisition/Employment-Information.pdf
If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 495-5700.

Fire Prevention Specialist II, JC:61100, ID#24451,09/18/17, 6 mths, CP , Benefits:3 , Q,

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer; our employees demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Starting Salary:  $49,150 - $72,218 annually.
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   ​City of Phoenix
Human Resources Service Center
135 N. 2nd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 495-5700

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 1,044,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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