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 Harris County Fire Marshal's Office management and performs all assigned tasks safely.
Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- High school diploma or GED; and
- 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 obtain the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Certification as a Fire Inspector.
- 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.
- Continued employment is contingent upon obtaining Incident Command System (ICS) certification at the IS-100, 200, 700, 800 levels within a year of employment.
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.For Licensed Peace Officers:
If a licensed Peace Officer, eligible to be commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and appointed by HCFMO.
- 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.
- 40-Hours per Week
- Various Shifts
- Include Nights, 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.