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Police & Fire
Fire Protection Specialist (Part-Time)
Antioch Fire Department
First Fire Protection District
835 Holbeck Drive
Antioch, IL 60002
Salary: $18 - $20/hour
Application Deadline: Until Filled
The First Fire
Protection District is currently looking for a highly-motivated individual to
assist in the development of our Fire Prevention Bureau.
Performs a variety of routine and complex work in the interpretation and
enforcement of adopted codes and related rules and regulations regarding
commercial fire inspections. Inspects properties to verify compliance with
adopted fire and other codes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
inspections of existing commercial/industrial structures, multi-family common
areas, for compliance with adopted fire codes, resolves compliance problems
with owners within the employee's scope of knowledge and authority.
Responds to complaints
and documents field conditions and/or violations of fire and other codes,
communicates inspection results to property owners, tenants, businesses, etc.
Maintains a variety of
logs and records related to inspection and enforcement activities, including
computer data entry of inspection results.
Issues warnings and
citations for fire code violations.
Researches fire code
requirements in adopted District ordinances, NFPA, ICC and related documents
Reviews plans and make
necessary recommendation per district codes and regulations.
Makes suggestions for
amendments and additions to codes or regulations, which relate to the
Assists in obtaining,
preparing and presenting exhibits, reports, or other evidence in court as
Operates and properly
maintains all tools and equipment needed to perform the essential job
functions and responsibilities listed above while adhering to all
District-wide and departmental safety rules and practices.
$18 - $20/hour based
HOURS AND SCHEDULE:
Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Up to 25 hours per week, based on candidate’s availability and District
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPUTER SKILLS:
Two or more years of
college coursework, preferably in Fire Science, Code Enforcement, Building
Inspection or related field preferred
Two or more years’
experience in fire prevention inspections, plan review or related field
IL Class D driver's
license, or equivalent from another state.
One of the Following:
NFPA Fire Inspector I, ICC Fire Inspector 2 or NFPA Fire Prevention Officer 1,
or the ability to complete coursework/obtain certification within 12 months of
WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF:
The International Fire
Code and Life Safety Code: NFPA 101.
inspection principles, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal
standards and regulations relating to various public safety codes.
Prepare, organize and
maintain inspection files, field data, reports and systems.
Work well with the
public, local business owners, tenants and to be able to act effectively in
situations, problems and data and use sound judgment in drawing conclusions
and making decisions.
articulate complex facts and relationships in detail and summarize and write
clearly, concisely and legibly and testify in court in an objective, concise
and professional manner.
Produce or obtain
reports, graphs, charts, and/or photographs for evidence or exhibits.
Follow verbal and
Respond to and
interact with customer, employees and others within and outside the
organization in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to use the following tools: District vehicle, tape measure, cell phone,
2-way radio, ladder, flashlight, hard hat, computer, copy machine, fax machine,
telephone and digital camera.
FIRST REVIEW OF
APPLICANTS WILL BE APRIL 14, 2017.
THIS POSITION WILL
REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
resume and cover letter to:
Chief Jon Cokefair
835 Holbek Drive
Antioch, Illinois 60002
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