POSITION: Fire Inspector - Non Sworn

EMPLOYER: City of Largo, FL

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2022

COMPENSATION:  $47,923.20 annually

TO APPLY:  Applications can only be accepted through the City of Largo's Career website: www.largo.com/jobs.  The City of Largo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DESCRIPTION:  This is technical and specialized field and office work in fire prevention. Work involves responsibility for enforcement of local and State fire safety codes, laws, and ordinances, and includes inspection of commercial properties to ensure compliance and fire and life safety education. Work is performed under general supervision, according to established guidelines, and is reviewed by the fire prevention Division Fire Chief.

Additional Benefits:
- Additional $3,800 employee benefit dollars; the unused balance of which can be kept as taxable income
- Defined Contribution Plan 401(a) with a generous 6.5% City match
- Benefits also include 12 paid holidays and 24 hour full access to City fitness center. Continuous learning is supported through tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
- May receive up to $2,500 in relocation assistance for candidates outside Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, or Manatee counties
- Flexible workplace schedule

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or general education diploma (GED) and six (6) months to one (l) year experience in fire inspection, fire prevention or related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Some college coursework or degree preferred
  • Possession of State of Florida Municipal Fire Safety Inspector's Certification
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of fire safety, fire prevention codes, laws, codes, and ordinances
  • Skill in public relations and dealing effectively with people
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to perform physical fire inspections which include walking, lifting, bending, stooping, and crawling
  • Ability to visually recognize a fire hazard
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to use equipment and measuring devices as they relate to testing fire protection features

The City of Largo a great place to work, naturally! Largo is the third-largest city in Pinellas County and the fourth largest in the Tampa Bay area. Conveniently located near world-class beaches and attractions in a picturesque natural setting, Largo offers a great quality of life for residents with affordable housing and entertainment, an engaged and active community along with safe and attractive streets. The City Parks system is made up of nearly 500 acres of green space including 20 parks, 11 miles of walking trails and many opportunities to canoe, kayak, and paddleboard.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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