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Fire Protection Analyst I


Evaluates the fire suppression capabilities and fire prevention activities of designated communities in order to determine the Protection Class for the community. Evaluates the effectiveness of building code enforcement capabilities of designated communities in order to determine the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) classifications for the community. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Schedules and performs evaluations of designated communities in order to determine an accurate community Protection Class and/or BCEGS Class using standards established by WSRB.  
  • Responds to departmental inquiries.
  • Updates WSRB files accurately.
  • Develops, maintains and provides necessary correspondence and reports to WSRB and evaluated communities.
  • Works closely with other WSRB departments to ensure all evaluation updates are correct in the internal database, and that published results conform with regulatory and client standards.
  • Consults with community representatives, on basic issues, to improve the community classifications.
  • Provides requested updates to management.  

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Attends department meetings, and all other meetings as requested by the manager.
  • Remains current on any revisions to regulations and evaluation criteria. 
  • Complies with departmental and WSRB policies and procedures. 
  • Embrace and behave in alignment with our Core Values. 
  • Other projects and duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience: 

  • 3+ years of experience in fire prevention, engineering, construction, or related field.
  • Maintains required work production and quality standards.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Basic construction knowledge preferred.
  • Strong community liaison and customer service skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license required. 

Internal/External Contacts: 

Daily contact with fire chiefs, fire marshals, other fire department personnel, building officials, and water purveyors. Daily contact with departmental staff, as well as other internal department personnel and management at WSRB. Monthly contact with fire commissioners, elected officials, 911 call centers insurance agents, and general public.  

Working Conditions: 

  • Typical home office and field working conditions.  
  • Ability to use computer mouse and keyboard. 
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Repetitive use of hands or legs required. 
  • Exposure to different types of weather (hot, cold, rain, wind, etc.). 
  • Ability to drive for long periods of time. 
  • Daily and overnight travel required. 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends. 

Salary Range   $51,215 - $91,545

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