City of Santa Rosa
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
About the Position
Santa Rosa Fire Inspectors conduct technical fire inspections and public fire education, and perform investigative work to ensure compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the prevention and control of fires and the safe storage, handling and use of hazardous materials.
Fire Inspectors perform a full range of technical inspection, public fire education and investigation work in the Fire Prevention Bureau. Fire Inspectors at SRFD are considered Peace Officers under Penal Code section 830.37(b) when acting in their capacity to enforce laws relating to fire prevention and fire investigation.
The Fire Inspectors assigned to the open positions will have responsibilities primarily associated with a vegetation management program, defensible space education, home hardening, and our weed abatement program.
The available position is a limited term position to June 30, 2024, pending Council approval. The duration may be extended depending on available funding for the program.
Fire Inspectors work under the direction of the Fire Marshal and the supervision of Assistant Fire Marshals; responsibilities may also include providing functional or technical supervision of sworn and non-sworn personnel in areas related to fire prevention, complex fire inspections, public fire education and fire investigation activities.