Fire Crew Chief (Fire Inspector) - Military veterans preferred

Skilled Trades


  full-time   contract


The fire inspector provides fire inspection and prevention capability to support activities in a base camp. The fire inspector provides expeditionary fire inspections and limited fire prevention functions, includingâ??hazard assessments, public fire safety education, and facilities plan reviews. Additional duties include maintaining the F&ES team equipment and supplies for 24-hour continuous missions and resupply after the missions, if applicable. Shall operate and maintain fire protection services, post appropriate warning signs, and promote public awareness of fire prevention measures. Shall conduct fire safety inspections and drills, conduct fire prevention and response training to designated personnel, and ensure fire extinguishers, detection devices, and other fire safety devices and equipment are operable. Conduct fire extinguisher maintenance and recharge IAW' manufacturer's specifications, NFPA 101, NFPA 10, and 29 CFR 1910.157
Review construction and mitigation plans, confer with engineers, and provide technical/practical assistance on fire prevention and building design criteria. Identifies and reviews the status of base fire deficiencies and coordinates with the Prevention Fire Chief and other agencies for necessary corrective actions; Conducts systematic proficiency training in each functional area of fire protection; Assesses capabilities of fire protection programs, recommends changes when necessary, and manages fire warden personnel to ensure applicability of program objectives. Maintain a comprehensive program for on-the-job and proficiency training.
Fire Prevention Inspector will assist another site's Inspector when requested if applicable. Additionally, the Fire Prevention Inspector will support the site's GSM with other duties when not performing Fire Prevention duties as needed.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

o Must be certified by the DoD Fire and Emergency Services Fire Fighter Certification system as Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor I, HazMat Awareness, Public Fire and Life Safety Educator (new requirement 2020 must obtain within 12 months)
o Experience in supervision and management skills are essential. In addition, the candidate must be familiar with all primary functions of fire protection (prevention), with strong skills in teaching others and conducting classes. Basic knowledge of the methodology for conducting Fire Prevention academies would be a plus.
o The full range of experience in the operations of fire prevention systems (sprinklers, alarm systems, hood and duct systems, etc.), training section, etc.â?¦
o Years of Relevant Experience: Must have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Fire Inspector. Must have in-depth knowledge of and experience implementing the NFPA code.
o Certifications (Nice to have): HazMat Train the Trainer or HazMat Technician, On Scene Commanders Course, NIMS 100,200,700 & 800.
o Must be willing to travel up to 50% or more from base to base