• Redwood City, California
  • $10,559.00 - $12,838.00 Monthly USD / Year
  • Salary: $10,559.00 - $12,838.00 Monthly


This position is a sworn safety position and contributes to the mission of the Redwood City Fire Department in the prevention and control of fires by performing technical fire inspection of residential, commercial, industrial, and buildings under construction; enforcing compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the prevention and control of fire; conducting fire investigations to establish cause of fires, and may be required to testify in court; and developing and presenting public education programs about fire prevention.



Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities are qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

Education & Training:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by college level fire science coursework.


Two years of experience comparable to that of a Fire Prevention Officer including experience checking plans for compliance with applicable codes, inspecting complex construction projects, performing fire and life safety inspections, and experience with applicable computer systems and applications. 

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California Driver’s License.
  • Possession of Fire Inspector I and II certifications from the California Office of the State Fire Marshal is highly desirable.


To apply for this job please visit www.calopps.org.