FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTOR

Recruitment #19-T2-1485

Job Description

The Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Building & Development is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Fire Protection Inspector position. Duties include conducting all assigned fire protection system inspections in a manner that exhibits professionalism, in accordance with Title 36 of the Code of Virginia, under the authority the Loudoun County Building Official. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of materials, methods and practices involved in contracting, installing and maintaining all components of buildings, structures and equipment as defined in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, as well as, the ability to interpret construction plans and documents; exercise diplomacy and tact in enforcing the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; the ability to maintain effective working relationships with owners, architects and contractors. This position requires the ability to conduct visual and physical inspections; ability to climb ladders and stairs, maneuver in crawl spaces and through construction debris.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School diploma and at least four (4) years of related experience.

Special Requirements

Must become certified by the State Board of Housing and Community Development as a Fire Protection Inspector within the timeframe stated in State guidelines from the time of employment and maintain the required certifications in accordance with Virginia Certification Standards. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license in accordance with Loudoun County Human Resources policy.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Driving record and criminal background checks are required.

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