Fire Safety Inspector


This position is to perform inspections and re-inspections of buildings in the course of construction, alteration, and/or repair to determine whether plans, workmanship and materials conform to the existing fire and life safety codes and Town ordinances. Requires an Associate’s Degree with course concentration in Fire Science technology or a closely related field; supplemented by four (4) years full-time experience in fire service work and/or fire prevention and inspections; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must achieve a Fire Inspector Certification issued by the State of Tennessee, Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Prevention within one (1) year of employment.  Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or any misdemeanor that involved force, liquor, or drug laws.  Applicants who have military service must possess an “Honorable” discharge.  Applicants must satisfactorily complete a one (1) year probationary period.  Must establish and maintain their actual bona fide residence east of the Mississippi River within a distance no greater than thirty (30) miles from the Town’s corporate limits.  Must not be on any departmental probations. Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at the time of hire.

 Salary is $35,475 annually with excellent benefits package. To apply for this position, you must submit a special application.  Fire Safety Inspector Applications are available to download at under the Employment Opportunities tab, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, 38017, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Completed applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address.  We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications.  EOE.