The Village of Skokie, Illinois, is accepting applications for the position of full-time Fire Prevention Specialist. The FPS performs essential tasks related to fire prevention methods, fire inspections, and enforcement of adopted codes and ordinances for the Village of Skokie and the Skokie Fire Department. Inspects existing and new occupancies for applicable code compliance; Reviews architectural drawings for fire protection systems & Life Safety and International Fire Code compliance, including alarm systems, sprinkler systems, exits, etc.; Responsible for managing public education programs for schools, community groups, and at Village sponsored special events; Performs a variety of electronic data entry and other related duties as assigned.
Current Illinois Fire Inspectors Fire Prevention Officer AND National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Inspector Level 1 certifications required; Valid Driver’s License required; Demonstrated comprehensive fire prevention experience or equivalent experience required; College-level coursework in fire protection and code enforcement preferred; NFPA and/or International Code Council (ICC) Certified Fire Plan Examiner strongly recommended to include Life-Safety/Fire Alarm/Sprinkler System Plan review; ImageTrend Record Management System (RMS) with Inspection Module knowledge preferred; Computer generated pre-plan drawing experience desired; Excellent interpersonal communication skills required; must be proficient with basic office technology. Annual Salary Range: $67,444 - $86,106 (DOQ). To be considered for this position you MUST submit a completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment by May 21, 2021 to: Village of Skokie Human Resources Office, 5127 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077 or email to Human.Resources@skokie.org. Applications are available to download on the Skokie Jobs page at www.skokie.org. Faxes are not accepted. EOE
About Village of Skokie
The Village of Skokie is a picturesque community located within Cook County, approximately sixteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago and three miles west of Lake Michigan. Skokie shares a common border with Chicago, Evanston, Niles, Lincolnwood and Morton Grove. With over 66,000 residents widely diverse in cultural, ethnic and religious background, Skokie is the 18th largest municipality in Illinois. The men and women the Village of Skokie employ best exemplify the Village’s commitment to excellence and diversity. The Village of Skokie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.