Fort Bend County

  • Investigator/Inspector - Fire Marshal

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/9/2018 3:30 PM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $1,912.80/Bi.
    Law Enforcement
    Max Start Salary
    USD $2,251.20/Bi.
  • Overview

    Conducts investigations, fire inspections, and fire prevention education to ensure safety of Fort Bend County residents.  Participates in planning of programs, policies, or objectives for work group and department. 


    Participates in fire/arson investigations (evidence collection, photograph, interview, fill out reports, surveillance, court testimony etc.) and conduct follow-up investigations.  Works closely with other County departments.  Participates in Annual Fire Safety Inspections.  Conducts fire drills, write inspection reports and conducts fire prevention inspections.  Reviews plans for new construction and progressive inspections.  Maintains firearm proficiency and attends mandated continuing education classes.  Serves arrest warrants.  Interfaces and assists local, state and federal agencies with investigations.  Signs for and be held accountable for equipment.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.



    High School Diploma/GED; Two years job related experience.  Strong computer and verbal and written skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials.  Good organizational skills, ability to prioritize own work and ability to complete assigned tasks within tight deadline.  TCFP Basic Arson investigator, TCFP Basic Fire Inspector and TCOLE Basic Peace Officer License.  Required to be able to obtain Class B Driver’s License within six months of hire date.  Preferred to have TCFP Structure Fire Fighter and TCFP Hazmat technician.


    SALARY RANGE: Law Enforcement Grade 10, $1,912.80 - $2,251.20 biweekly based on qualifications

    CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position



    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.



    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or

    national origin or any other reason allowed by law.


    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at




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