Job Details


Position Title:Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I
Reference Number:17.212
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I: $4567 to $6453 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, May 22, 2017; whichever occurs first.


IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.


THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I in the Fire Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 –5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I
This is the entry-level class in the Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I

Receives general supervision from the Fire Division Chief/Fire Marshal.

May exercise technical and functional supervision over technical staff, as appropriate.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Inspect residential, licensed care, commercial and industrial buildings, and places of public assembly to determine and enforce compliance with local, State, and Federal codes and regulations.
• Conduct routine and special inspections and investigations of a variety of public and privately-owned sites that store and/or use hazardous materials or produce hazardous waste.
• Perform plan reviews related to fire and life safety code compliance; approve or disapprove plans; work with developers, architects, and contractors to correct plans and resolve issues.
• Enforce regulations related to underground and aboveground storage tanks.
• Review hazardous materials plans and risk management plans submitted by businesses and public sector agencies as required to determine compliance with rules and regulations governing use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials/waste and issue permits for use and control.
• Participate in plan check review and provide professional level review, comment, and recommendations related to hazardous materials use, storage, and disposal.
• Coordinate with Fire Department staff regarding identity and nature of materials stored at various businesses and facilities within the City; ensure proper storage methods and signage are in place.
• Receive, investigate, and respond to citizen complaints.
• Provide technical assistance to fire suppression staff in incidents involving the release of hazardous materials.
• Issue non-compliance citations and show-cause letters; meet with owners, contractors, and other affected parties to reach compliance; impose penalties and fines, as needed, in coordination with City Attorney’s Office.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Fire and Environmental Safety Inspector I
Knowledge of:

• Report writing and research methods.
• Modern office equipment, including use of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.

Ability to:

• Learn to perform technical specialized work related to fire and life safety code enforcement and hazardous materials and/or waste storage and control.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; determine compliance; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; and maintain awareness of safety at all times.
• Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, and bend while in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate, and occasionally lift or carry weight of 25 pounds or less.
• Perform basic mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
• Learn to appropriately apply California Fire Code, California Building Code and other applicable Federal, state and local laws.
• Learn to properly collect and document evidence.
• Work unusual and prolonged work schedules during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances in varying weather and temperature conditions.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:
No professional experience required.

AND

Training:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, environmental health, toxicology, industrial hygiene, fire science or a related field. Eight years of fire and life safety code inspection experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Possession of certification as a California Underground Storage Tank Inspector within 180 days of hire.

Completion of P.O.S.T. certified California Penal Code Section 832 course within 180 days of hire.

Possession of certification as a Fire Inspector I from the International Code Council within 18 months of hire.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. Please detail how your education, experience and training meet the requirements of the California Code of Regulations, Title 27 § 15260 for CUPA program technical staff.
2. Please detail any experience you have in fire prevention or environmental inspections. For each position, include a description of the applicable work duties and the approximate amount of time you have spent engaged in those duties.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applications and responses to supplemental questionnaire will be screened to those most meeting the needs of the department. Those applicants will be rated using a predetermined formula. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam, a drug and alcohol screening test, and a fingerprint check.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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