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Lemont FPD Seeks Full-Time Fire Prevention Inspector

Lemont FPD Seeks Full-Time Fire Prevention Inspector

The LEMONT FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT is seeking qualified applicants for the position of FULL TIME FIRE INSPECTOR.  The purpose of this position is to enforce compliance of all fire and life safety codes, to decrease the risks of fire, hazards and conditions detrimental to life or health, and to educate the public on fire safety.  This position will be responsible for performing fire and life safety inspections of fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, hazardous material permitting, and commercial/residential buildings.

Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, essential duties include:  conducting inspections during various phases of construction of multi-family residential structures, commercial and industrial projects in order to ensure compliance with codes and regulation.  Additional duties include completing reports, maintaining files and entering data, testifying in court (if required), interacting with residents, business owners, builders, contractors and vendors, and performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • OSFM Basic Fire Prevention Officer
  • 3 years’ experience in fire inspection preferably in local government
  • Basic office and computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree
  • Advance Fire Prevention Officer
  • Plans examiner certification
  • OSFM Fire & Life Safety Educator

The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment criminal history background investigation and medical screening, which will include a drug test.

Salary:  Competitive salary based on experience.  Benefit package included.

Applications:  May be printed from website, or picked up, in person by applicant, at Lemont Fire District, Station 1, 15900 New Avenue, between 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Completed applications, along with a resume, can be dropped off or mailed to:  Lemont Fire Protection District, Attn:  Fire Marshal Benjamin DeAnda, 15900 New Avenue, Lemont IL 60439.  Open until filled, first review April 2, 2018.

Lemont Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PO Box 7, Skokie, IL 60076-0007
Tel: 847.966.0732 / 800.662.0732
Fax: 847.966.0782
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