Fire Inspector

Summit Fire & EMS   Frisco, CO   Full-time     Government
Posted on May 12, 2023
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Employment Opportunity 
Fire Inspector
Full-Time, Year-Round

The Summit Fire & EMS (SFE) is now accepting applications for Fire Inspector. This is a full-time, year-round civilian position. 

The general responsibilities of this position include; performing specialized fire prevention duties under direct supervision. This will include but is not limited to verifying compliance and enforcing local, state, and federal fire prevention standards, codes, laws, and ordinances for both new and existing types of occupancies and construction. In addition to these duties, you may also be required to conduct or assist with public education for fire prevention and community risk reduction programs.

It is important to note that this role may require working in severe, high-alpine environment conditions that include temperatures as low as -10°F, extreme winds, and heavy snowfall. The ability to work in challenging weather conditions is essential for this position. This position requires a strong commitment to public safety, attention to detail, time management skills, conflict resolution, and the ability to enforce regulations while maintaining positive relationships with the members of the community.

SFE’s area of response encompasses the Northern half of Summit County, Colorado including the towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, Frisco, Montezuma and unincorporated areas of Copper Mountain, Keystone, Summit Cove and Heeney.


•    ICC Certification Inspector I - or ability to obtain within 6 Months 
•    CO State Inspector I - or ability to obtain within 6 Months.
•    ICC Certified Inspector II - or ability to obtain within 12 months 
•    CO State Inspector II - or ability to obtain within 12 months. 
•    Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher: and/or possess equivalent certifications in fire    protection system-related courses.
•    ICS 100, ICS 200, FEMA IS700 and IS800 within 6 Months
•    Must be 21 years of age. 
•    Professional conduct while handling multiple tasks. 
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred. 
•    Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to speak, read, and write the English language. Ability to speak conversational Spanish is desired.
•    Must be able to lawfully work in the United States.  
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license.
•    CPR and AED certification required, or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire.


•    Salary Ranges: $55,049-80,757.  Adjustments to the starting rate are dependent upon qualifications and previous experience.
•    Tuition Reimbursement for Higher education
•    Position is eligible for full benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, Health Reimbursement Account or Health Savings Account, Empower Pension (401a), Life and Disability coverage.
•    Ability to contribute to 457 account through Empower with 1% matching by the department
•    Service Bonus at intervals 

ADA Statement: 
The human resource goal of the Summit Fire and EMS is to select and retain the best qualified applicant for each available position. An applicant’s or employee’s disability will not remove the applicant from consideration or a current employee from his/her job if the applicant or employee is able to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions unless such accommodation will result in undue hardship to the District. Summit Fire and EMS complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require special accommodation in order to apply for a position, please contact the District at: 970-262-5100.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: 
The Summit Fire and EMS is an Equal Opportunity employer that provides employment opportunities and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, genetics, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

At-Will Employment: 
The State of Colorado is an “At-Will” state. Separation from employment may occur from the employee or employer at any time, with or without cause and with or without notice. Nothing in this job announcement or that may be said or provided during the application and selection process is intended to modify the district’s at-will employment policy.

"Dedicated and compassionate professionals providing all-hazards solutions to the community through education, prevention, and response."