Position Detail:

Harris County Fire Marshal
7701 Wilshire Place
Houston, TX 77040



Hiring Information:

Position: Fire Inspector - Part time
Last Filing Date:  March 21, 2020

Special Instructions:  



Position Description
The incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day fire and life-safety hazard inspections in unincorporated Harris County.

Performs field inspections and related assignments to identify and document deficiencies in accordance with applicable codes, standards, policies, and procedures.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others in support of program goals and strategic planning.
Investigates complaints so that complaint information is recorded, process is initiated and resolved, or forwarded to a supervisor when required.
Prepares for, and participates in legal proceedings presenting information accurately and professionally.
Completes inventory records on county owned equipment and supplies.
Exercises independent decision-making skills.
Performs other duties as directed by HCFMO management and performs all assigned tasks safely.
High school diploma or GED; and
Eligible for Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Certification as a Fire Inspector by the time of appointment.
A valid driver`s license (Texas upon hire).
Basic computer skills.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Software.
High level of interpersonal skills
Oral and written communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the public, government officials, other emergency response partners, and the media.
Ability to work as part of a team or independently to accomplish complex tasks simultaneously.
Ability to function effectively as a member of the Incident Management Team, in accordance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) protocols during emergency or disaster situations.
Additional Requirements:
Continued employment is contingent upon obtaining Incident Command System (ICS) certification at the IS-100, 200, 700, 800, levels within a year of employment.

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation; but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration.
A minimum of one (1) year of fire service experience.
Previous training in NIMS (IS-700, 800, 100, 200, 300, and 400).
Current Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Certification as a Fire Inspector.
Certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education ("TCOLE") as a Peace Officer.
General Information

Up to 30-Hours per week
Various Shifts Flexible / Possible Weekends & Holidays
Commensurate with Experience
Based on 26-Pay Periods

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.

Starting Salary:  DOQ
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   Harris County Human Resources
1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 170

Houston, TX 77002

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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