Job Title: Safety Inspector

Reports to:Fire Official
Typical Schedule:245days/8 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Non-Exempt
Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:60N

JOB GOAL

Responsible for performing fire, casualty, and sanitation inspections of all district facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

  1.   Conduct inspections of all district facilities for compliance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code and all applicable codes.

  2.   Conduct annual life safety, sanitation, and casualty inspections of all school board owned facilities.

  3.   Prepare and distribute inspection reports.

  4.   Conduct special inspections upon request.

  5.   Coordinate and conduct inspection activities with other governmental inspection agencies.

  6.   Submit health and safety work orders and track the status of completion.

  7.   Conduct compliance follow-up inspections.

  8.   Report and recommend to the District Fire Official actions to take related to serious life safety hazards as outlined in Florida Administrative Code              69A-58.

  9.   Conduct life safety inspections and required plan reviews on new construction renovation, remodeling, or campus redevelopment projects.

10.   Serve on appropriate district and regional committees, as necessary.

11.   Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of applicable rules and codes regarding fire and safety inspections
  • Ability to communicate technical information associated with fire, casualty, and sanitation issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of experience in conducting fire and safety inspections
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification as a Fire Inspector
  • Must comply with and maintain certification as a Fire Inspector as required by Florida Statute 633.81 (Inspection of Buildings and Equipment; Orders; Fire Safety Inspection Training Requirements; Certification; Disciplinary Action) and Florida Statute 1013.12 (Casualty, Safety, Sanitation, and Fire Safety Standards and Inspection of Property
  • Valid Florida driver license for vehicles driven

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Operating knowledge of computer applications as related to departmental job functions
  • Membership in professional organizations such as: Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association (FFMIA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Florida School Plant Managers Association (FSPMA)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Safety Inspector;   EST: June 18, 2013 ;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 18, 2013