Position Detail:

Louisville Fire And Rescue
1135 W Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Jefferson County

502-574-3701
502-574-2929 - fax
www.louisvilleky.gov/

Hiring Information:


Position: Fire Prev Insp Trne NOINC
Last Filing Date:  August 9, 2022
 

Special Instructions:  

 

Requirements

Description
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Learns to conduct inspections and building surveys to ensure compliance with all fire safety regulations

Examples of Duties
UNDER CLOSE SUPERVISION
Responds to incidents as directed
May be required to complete modified firefighter recruit training and maintain basic skills
Photographs life and fire hazards, or other subjects
Participates in an in-house training program to learn fire prevention inspection methods and fire safety laws
Accompanies inspectors on inspections of property and buildings
Learns to detect hazards and safety law violations
Attends safety inspection training sessions
Learns to develop recommendations for correcting hazardous conditions found during inspection
Develops skill in explaining fire codes and laws to property owners
Learns to write inspectional reports
Draws to scale, simple floor plans of buildings that have been inspected
Participates in public educational programs related to fire prevention
Performs related work

Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or the equivalent

WORK EXPERIENCE
Two years of experience in inspectional work related to building construction or building codes
OR
Two years of experience in fire suppression, including 200 cumulative hours of training in Code DD OOOO A (Fire Inspector), V0000 (Building Const) and U0000 (Fire Prevent/Public Ed) as defined by the Governor`s Commission For Fire Service Certification. These hours must be listed on the Commission`s Fire Service individual training record.
OR
Certification in Fire Protection General (Module 3-B) in the certification program for Construction Code Inspection
OR
Associate degree in Fire Science Technology
OR
Bachelor`s Degree in Industrial Safety, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Safety, Public Administration or a closely related field
OR
Kentucky State certification of Fire Prevention Inspector I

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must be of good moral character, with no criminal or felony record inconsistent with the provisions of this paragraph. Unacceptable will be persons who have been convicted of a felony, or who have any criminal action pending against them
An applicant may be disqualified for multiple misdemeanors, an unacceptable criminal record, or multiple traffic violations
Applicants who have bought or sold marijuana within three years of application, or have bought or sold any controlled substance or narcotic drug without a prescription within six years of application will be disqualified
Must submit to a pre-employment drug screening
Must submit to a pre-employment polygraph test
Must be in excellent health based upon departmental medical standards. Any job offer made by the appointing authority will be contingent upon passing a battery of medical examinations
Must possess and maintain a valid driver`s license

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must complete certification in the Fire Protection General (Module 3-B) in the certification program for Construction Code Inspection or obtain within one year of appointment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work
Spends prolonged periods of time sitting, standing, walking, carrying, stooping and climbing
Lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds in a team setting
Works at locations with limited or difficult access including uneven terrain

Supplemental Information
MINIMUM SALARY: $26.80 hour
SALARY GRADE: U43S / 07

TEST WEIGHTS
75% Written Exam
25% Training & Experience

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please note that Training & Experience scores are based on the relevant (as determined by the hiring agency and Civil Service) training and experience from the last 10 years, as listed on your application and resume, as submitted. Any information that is unclear or that is not listed on your application and/or resume will not be considered in the calculation of the Training & Experience score. This also means that you should list your employment dates, including the month and year (e.g., 02/2010 to 08/2013) of employment, and number of hours worked per week.

 
Starting Salary:  $26.80 Hourly
Top Salary:   N/A
 
Contact:   Louisville Metro Government
517 Court Place

Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 574-8100
www.governmentjobs.com

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 300,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A
 

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