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TDI - Inspector V

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 6/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00009941
Categories: Government

Job Description

Status:Internal/External-TDI employees and the general public

JobPosting Number: 00009941

Division:StateFire Marshal's Office/SFMO Inspections

Location:    Must reside within closeproximity of the cities Waco, Athens, Palestine, and Bryan/College Station. 

Travelrequired:  75%


TheTexas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency that regulates theinsurance industry, administers the Texas workers' compensation system, andworks to educate and protect consumers.


Beforeyou apply, please click or copy and paste the following link into your browser:http://www.tdi.texas.gov/jobs/apply.html formore information about working for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).


InspectorV (Deputy State Fire Marshal)

TheDeputy State Fire Marshal serves as the liaison between the State FireMarshal's Office, customers and local authorities having jurisdiction.  This position prepares plans as related tofire safety for large gatherings indoors and outdoors, and also providescustomer service and outreach to entities and individuals requesting firesafety inspections.



-performstasks related to fire safety;

-completesnarrative reports to record conditions in violation of fire safety standardsand suggesting methods of corrections;

-travelsto conduct fire safety inspections;

-presents,assists and/or coordinates fire and life safety outreach programs

-attendstraining and performs research necessary for professional development;

-testifiesat administrative hearings and criminal trials;

-assistswith specials projects; and

-performsother duties as assigned.


Thisposition requires: 

-graduationfrom an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a fieldrelated to assignment;

-threeyears of experience in fire safety or related field;

-earningand/or obtaining a Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) certification asa fire inspector within one year from date of hire;

-theinspector will reside in a county within their assigned district;

-successfulcompletion of all training assignments, including the field training program;

-drivingfor extended periods of time and often in remote areas;

-extensivetraveling which may require frequent overnight stays; and

-residingwithin assigned area and may require relocation to meet the operational needsof the agency.



Educationand experience relevant to position requirements may be substituted for oneanother on a year-for-year basis.


Preferencesfor this position include:

-previousexperience as a fire/life safety inspector; and

-knowledge,use, and interpretation of National Fire Protection Association Codes.


Thisposition requires demonstrated knowledge of:

-firecode violations from the National Fire Protection Association 1(NFPA 1) orInternational Fire Code (IFC);

-theIncident Command System (ICS); and

-theuse of personal computers and Microsoft Office software.


Thisposition requires demonstrated skill in:

-problemsolving, decision making, and planning;

-providingcustomer service to the public and government entities;

-conductinginterviews and inspections; and

-operatinga motor vehicle in a safe and courteous manner and in compliance with trafficlaws.


Thisposition requires the demonstrated ability to:

-communicateeffectively both verbally and in writing;

-applycritical thinking to evaluate, analyze and interpret information;

-workindependently and with minimal supervision;

-developand maintain effective working relationships with fire service, lawenforcement, the public, co-workers, agency staff and industry representatives;

-workoutdoors, often under adverse weather conditions;

-drivefor extended periods of time, often in remote areas;

-satisfythe conditions required to maintain fully-qualified driving status; and

-doheavy lifting, walking, pushing, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching,crawling, and reaching.


ApplicableMilitary Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited toone of the following:

31B,31, FC, 401, INV, 58, 5821, 750K1, 71SX


AdditionalMilitary Crosswalk information can be accessed by clicking or copying andpasting the following link into your browser:



Clickor copy and paste the following link into your browser: www.texasskillstowork.com forassistance with translating your military work experience and training coursesinto civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets.


Howto apply:

Allapplications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title,dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and adescription of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, yourapplication may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take theplace of this required information.



WorkIn Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to beconsidered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions,please go to CAPPS Career Center to register or login and access your profileby clicking or copying and pasting the following link into your browser: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en.