Fire Inspector and Investigator Career Washington DC
Silver Spring, MD
Fire Inspector and Investigator Career
Inspect buildings to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and State laws. Investigate and gather facts to determine cause of fires and explosions.
Salary for Fire Inspectors and Investigators
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Employment change. Fire inspectors and investigators are expected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations. As cities and other areas grow, there are more buildings to inspect and fires to investigate. Employment of fire inspectors and investigators should grow along with the population.
Job prospects. Jobseekers should expect keen competition . Those who have completed some fire suppression education at a community college, have experience in fire suppression, or have experience and training related to criminal investigation should have an advantage.
Related OccupationsUnfortunately, no related occupation data exists for this profession.
For additional information related to training for fire inspectors and investigators, contact State or local code enforcement officials, fire departments, fire marshals, or:
- National Fire Academy, 16825 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727. Internet: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/
Sources: O∗Net data version 12.0
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Department of Labor
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