• Inspects local businesses, industrial installations and buildings of public assembly for fire hazards, efficiency of fire protection systems and equipment, adequacy of fire escapes and exits, and general compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances.
• Identifies and defines hazards and makes recommendations to property owners for reducing or eliminating such hazards; prepares written notices for follow-up action; makes daily entries of data into Fire Department’s computer system.
• Participates in fire safety education programs in the public schools; teaches fire safety classes as necessary; attends in-service training classes as required.
• Answers inquiries regarding fire prevention related matters; resolves problems and complaints of citizens; refers unusual or difficult problems to supervisors for advice and assistance.
• Coordinates customer service events such as, installing smoke detectors; demonstrating Fire Safety House etc. issues burning permits and certificates of occupancy.
• Assists in fire safety education activities during National Fire Prevention Week.
• Assist primary fire investigators on fire scenes, as directed.
• Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.