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AFPD has an immediate opening for a Fire Prevention Specialist.
This is a full-time, FLSA non-exempt, benefited position.

 The Fire Prevention Specialist position is a technical-level position responsible for conducting various assessments and enforcement actions to ensure compliance with fire and life safety codes and regulations within the District.

 Competitive Salary and benefits package include:

  • Annual salary $95,332
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Contribution to retirement plan
  • Life and disability insurance

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Associates degree in Fire Science, Construction Management, Building Construction, or Plans Examination. Other fields of study will be considered.
  • Possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Three (3) years of fire inspection and code compliance experience plus one (1) year of fire investigation experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Certifications:
  • State of Colorado Fire Suppression Systems Inspector
  • State of Colorado Public School Fire Inspector III/Plans Examiner
  • ICC IFC Fire Inspector II
  • Possess NAFI or IAAI Fire Investigator certification or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Possess ICC IFC Fire Plans Examiner certification or obtain within 3 years of hire


  • Operational firefighting experience
  • Experience completing development and construction plan reviews and associated inspections.

 Refer to the job description here and the investigation duties description here for a full list of requirements and duties.

 To Apply:

Submit a cover letter and current resume via email to HR@arvadafire.com. Submissions will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday February 15, 2019.

Top candidates may be invited to an interview the week of March 4, 2019. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check (employment, criminal, motor vehicle).

Arvada Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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