Fire Inspector

Loveland Fire Rescue Authority KMS - Loveland, Colorado

Mar 10, 2023

Application Deadline:
Mar 27, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Range: 66,400-99,600 annual

Job Description


Under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, this position confirms compliance with plan review and fire code requirements. The Fire Inspector conducts inspections of new buildings under construction, building modifications, tenant finishes, existing structures, and fire protection systems.


• Performs inspections of buildings, including fire protection and other relevant systems, in new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards and regulations.

• Provides consultation and guidance during planning phases of construction to ensure structures meet fire and safety codes.

• Coordinates final acceptance testing and inspections with builders, developers, and contractors, relative to construction features, fire protection and alarm systems, and other associated code requirements.

• Coordinates safety visits and existing-building inspections with building and business owners, to ensure code compliance is achieved.

• Ensures fire code requirements are met to provide emergency vehicle access, water distribution systems in relation to fire flow delivery, and fire/life safety standards in new developments and/or structures in the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority jurisdiction.

• Performs safety audits and inspections at specified venues in preparation for major or special events.

• Completes assigned records and reports and communicates findings of inspections and tests to occupant, developer, contractor, or owner of building.

• Conducts analysis of fire protection problems and/or issues and communicates findings through the use of computer generated reports.

• Maintains close working relationships with LFRA personnel, other governmental agencies and private industry relative to fire protection and code enforcement issues.

• Completes inspection records for data retention and analysis.

• When a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared and/or the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated, all LFRA employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker.


• May perform review of fire protection system plan submittals, property development proposals and building construction plans to ensure compliance with codes and standards.

• Participates in professional development opportunities.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Principles of fire prevention, fire and smoke behavior, hazardous materials storage and handling systems, fire suppression and detection technology, and comprehensive fire protection engineering principles.

• Ability to utilize the International Fire and Building Codes and NFPA Standards when performing job functions.

• Collect, analyze, organize and present information effectively in written and oral formats.

• Ability to read and interpret complex plans, maps and specifications.

• Analyze and resolve final acceptance testing and inspection deficiencies in accordance with locally adopted codes and standards.

• Proficient computer skills including data management systems and specific and customized software applications (i.e. records management and data analysis systems)

• Basic skill level using Microsoft Office Suite including, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases

• Effective time management skills

• Advanced customer service skill and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Work independently without direct supervision

• Detail oriented and organized

• Ability to make relevant mathematical calculations

• Effective verbal and written communication

• Regular, predictable attendance


• H.S. Diploma or GED

Preferred Experience:

• Fire Inspection experience

• Fire Protection Systems (inspecting, designing, and/or installing)

• Fire Service experience


• Valid driver's license with a safe driving record

• International Code Council (ICC) Fire Inspector I certification within 12 months of hire date

• State of Colorado Fire Inspector I required within 12 months of hire date

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: HS Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None required

Contact Information

Amy Meyer

Loveland Fire Rescue Authority KMS
410 East 5th st.
Loveland, Colorado 80537
phone: 970-962-2870

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