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  • Friday, September 30, 2022 10:41 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    Department

    INSURANCE-LOSS CONTROL-CLAIMS (UA-RISK-IUINA)

    Job Summary

    Primary function will be performing building inspections. The position will also conduct training classes for students, faculty, and staff on fire prevention matters. Will be required to respond to fire emergencies on IUPUI campus to provide support to local emergency crews. May be required to travel to other campuses to provide support to other Loss Control Inspectors.

    Associate degree in a fire/safety program or a related field and two years of experience in fire code inspection/enforcement and/or fire safety. Fire safety experience could include experience as a firefighter.  Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.

    Indiana Certified Fire Inspector I or equivalent.

    Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

    Knowledge of and ability to clearly communicate the requirements of NFPA Codes and Standards, Factory Mutual Standards, applicable to the campus, state codes and local codes and ordinances. Ability to effectively present information to large groups and to a widely diverse population. Ability to project a positive, professional image of both the individual and the institution. Effective communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Ability to proficiently use Windows-based programs. 

    Work Location Indianapolis, Indiana (IUPUI)

    Directions on how to apply:

    1.  Non-IU employees should click on the first link below to access the careers site; current IU employees should click on the second link below. 

    2.  Review the job description and then click on "Apply for Job" to begin your application.

    3.  Non-IU employees will need to sign in to access your account.  If you do not already have an account, click on "Register Now" to create an account.  Current IU employees will be recognized through CAS Authorization.

    4.  Complete the application process.

    If you are NOT an IU employee currently, please use the following link:

    https://hrms.indiana.edu/psp/PH1PRD_PUB/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=303020&PostingSeq=1

    Current IU employees should use this link:

    https://hrms.iu.edu/psp/PH1PRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=303020&PostingSeq=1

    DISCLAIMER:  Any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the sender and do not necessarily represent those of Indiana University.


  • Friday, August 26, 2022 09:06 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION or to apply


    Deputy Fire Marshal / Fire Inspector / Investigator, 1321

    Department: Administration

    Reports to: Fire Marshal

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Prepared Date: August 18, 2022

    SUMMARY

    The purpose of this position is to conduct fire prevention and fire inspection activities to ensure compliance with local, state fire codes and ordinances along with conducting fire investigations. The Deputy Fire Marshal / Public Educator shall analyze community risk, design and manage programs, integrate prevention interventions to address community risk, create and teach community risk reduction programs, and work in collaboration with internal and external organizational members.

    The position requires the understanding of fire behavior; organizational structure, function, and operation; human behavior during fire; injury causes/prevention strategies; community risk reduction, learning theory, educational methodology, standardized fire and life safety messages, natural hazard issues, current fire protection systems and devices; emergency reporting; firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE); liability issues; public relations; high-risk audiences and behaviors; accessibility; people-first language; social and cultural trends; community resources; personal image and professionalism.

    The Deputy Fire Marshal must maintain knowledge and compliance of Brownsburg Fire Territory handbook, SOGs, structure and function of the Territory and local and county governments, administration, and management practices. This employee is required to be available for work for emergency responses and unanticipated difficulties outside of normal business hours. This position routinely requires a flexible work schedule to conduct necessary work activities and to be "on call" to respond to emergency incidents outside normal office hours. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY INSPECTIONS:

    Complete fire and life safety inspections of educational, industrial, multi-family, residential, institutional, mercantile, assembly, business, and hazardous occupancies within the Brownsburg Fire Territory service district for the purpose of determining compliance with Indiana's fire and building safety laws. Review new construction drawings to ensure compliance with applicable fire codes. Inspections focus on verifying compliance in the following areas, including, but not limited to:

    1. Means of egress (exiting) systems;
    2. Operational readiness and proper inspection, testing and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler, fire alarm, kitchen hood and other alternative fire suppression systems;
    3. Operational readiness and proper inspection, testing and maintenance of standpipe systems and fire hydrants;
    4. Emergency preparedness, evacuation procedures, and fire drills;
    5. Proper storage and handling of hazardous materials and flammable/combustible liquids
    6. Fire department access
    7. Proper classification of occupancies
    8. Proper classification of construction type
    9. Occupant load calculations in assembly occupancies

    FIRE INVESTIGATIONS:

    Conduct fire scene examinations, when required by Territory policy, and in accordance with nationally recognized standards, for the purpose of determining the fire's origin and cause. This involves working in adverse weather conditions involving extreme hot or cold conditions and environments that may be hazardous because of deteriorated structural stability and/or materials burned. Included with the performance of fire investigation duties is the ability to operate department photography equipment, conduct interviews, draw diagrams/sketches, and write investigation reports that adequately document the fire investigation.

    FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY EDUCATION:

    Schedule and present programs pertaining to fire safe behaviors, fire prevention measures, and life safety education, based upon behavioral objectives, including, but not limited to the following:

    1. Programs within schools, day cares, pre-schools, and senior citizen facilities.
    2. Assisting local businesses with fire safety education and evacuation planning.
    3. Public education activities for Territory events.

    RECORD KEEPING AND ADMINISTRATIVE PLANNING:

    Document all fire and life safety inspections, fire investigations and other activities completed. Provide periodic reports of completed activities to the Fire Marshal for review. Assist in overall department planning through proposal of long-term plans and budget needs.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of hiring
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Valid Indiana Driver's License
    • Have not been convicted of a felony
    • Current certification as a State of Indiana, IFSAC, ProBoard or ICC accredited Fire Inspector I or eligible for Indiana reciprocity.
    • Current certification as a State of Indiana, IFSAC or ProBoard Fire Investigator I or eligible for Indiana reciprocity.
    • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI), Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI), Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT) OR eligible for Indiana reciprocity OR obtains one or more of these certifications within two (2) years of hire.
    • Two (2) years of experience in one or more of the following: fire inspection, fire investigation, fire suppression, fire and life safety education, code enforcement, plans review, law enforcement.
    • Ability to serve in an "on-call" capacity when required and able to respond to a fire scene within 45 minutes of notification. Must reside within twenty-five (25) miles of the Territory boundaries.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows operating system
    • Ability to bend, stand, climb stairs & ladders, and lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment in excess of 30 pounds


  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022 07:44 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    Join us in the celebration of Fire Marshal Randy Gulley's retirement.  After 46 years in the fire service and 34 years diligently performing fire prevention and community risk reduction for the citizens of Wayne Township, Marshal Gulley is hanging up his helmet and putting down his iPad and clipboard.  

    Thursday, July 28, 2022

    2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Grandhall at Westlake

    400 N Highschool Road

    Indianapolis

    PSSST: It's his birthday too!  

    Please RSVP to Beth Gulley by 

    July 5, 2022 

    eagulley2344@gmail.com


  • Friday, May 20, 2022 08:30 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    https://www.supportingheroes.org/memorial/hero.php?hero_id=3191&fbclid=IwAR2Re4jq2LTQZykcdufgozpFIl_JzFjB0BA-4nggLhYlPHYJxl-NkVUR-y0

  • Friday, February 04, 2022 09:35 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    White River Township is a combination fire department that provides fire suppression, advanced life support transport services, fire prevention, and special operations rescue.

    Applications are available online at www.wrtfd.org .

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Fire Inspector I or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the fire service, fire prevention, fire investigation, life safety education, and/or code compliance. (Credit may be given for an Associate or Bachelor Degree)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associate or Bachelor Degree in a related field
    • Fire Investigator I or equivalent
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, and Word or similar software

    SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum of 12 hours per month

    Starting Pay:

    $16.73/hour with $2.00/hour stipend for commitment to a fixed schedule

    If you have any questions, please contact bprochnow@wrtfd.org. Please allow 24 hours for E-mail to be returned.


  • Monday, January 24, 2022 08:13 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    Part-Time Loss Control Inspector
    Indiana University
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    We would like to invite you to visit the Indiana University careers site and initiate your application process.

    Directions on how to apply:
    1. Non-IU employees should click on the first link below to access the careers site; current IU employees should click on the second link below.
    2. Review the job description and then click on "Apply for Job" to begin your application.
    3. Non-IU employees will need to sign in to access your account. If you do not already have an account, click on "Register Now" to create an account. Current IU employees will be recognized through CAS Authorization.
    4. Complete the application process.

    If you are NOT an IU employee currently, please use the following link:
    https://hrms.indiana.edu/psp/PH1PRD_PUB/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=298538&PostingSeq=1

    Current IU employees should use this link:
    https://hrms.iu.edu/psp/PH1PRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=298538&PostingSeq=1

    DISCLAIMER: Any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the sender and do not necessarily represent those of Indiana University.

  • Monday, October 18, 2021 13:21 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    INSURANCE-LOSS CONTROL-CLAIMS (UA-RISK-IUINA)

    Job Summary

    Primary function will be performing building inspections. The position will also conduct training classes for students, faculty, and staff on fire prevention matters. Will be required to respond to fire emergencies on IUPUI campus to provide support to local emergency crews. Will review construction documents. May supervise Fire Code inspectors as required. May be required to travel to other campuses to provide support to other Loss Control Inspectors.

    Required Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a fire/safety program or a related field and two years of experience in fire code inspection/enforcement and/or fire safety. Fire safety experience could include experience as a firefighter.

    Indiana Certified Fire Inspector I/II or equivalent.

    Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.

    Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

    Knowledge of and ability to clearly communicate the requirements of NFPA Codes and Standards, Factory Mutual Standards, applicable to the campus, state codes and local codes and ordinances. Ability to effectively present information to large groups and to a widely diverse population. Ability to project a positive, professional image of both the individual and the institution. Effective communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Ability to proficiently use Windows-based programs.

    Work Location Indianapolis, Indiana (IUPUI)

    Web site for full description and to apply.

    https://hrms.indiana.edu/psp/PH1PRD_PUB/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=297072&PostingSeq=1

    Rodney Johnson Loss Control Manager

    Indiana University (IUPUI)

    rocujohn@iu.edu


  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021 14:46 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    The powerpoint presentation from last week's Fire Inspector Basics webinar is now available. 

    CLICK HERE to download the presentation. 

  • Thursday, August 05, 2021 07:01 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    To provide Secretary Stites with better access to receiving US Mail, as well as improving our options when sending items to members, FIAI has a new mailing address. Please update our address to:

    1101 Cumberland Crossing Dr. # 163 Valparaiso, IN 46383


  • Wednesday, August 04, 2021 07:42 | Ronald Lipps (Administrator)

    The Vernon Township Fire Department provides fire and emergency services to the Vernon Township Fire Protection Territory which includes the Town of Fortville, Town of McCordsville and unincorporated areas of Vernon Township.

    Vernon Township is a growing northeast suburb of Indianapolis located in Hancock County. The department is hiring a fire and life safety inspector to be part of our Fire Prevention Division. The salary is $55,800 with health insurance and a retirement plan offered.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Fire Inspector I & II

    Fire Plans Examiner

    Fire Investigator

    Preferred

    Public Educator I & II

    Fire Officer I & II

    TO APPLY

    Send resume to : fireadmin@vernontownship.us

    Subject: Fire & Life Safety Inspector

    Deadline to Apply: August 27, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.


    Hiring Notice.pdf


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