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Fire Prevention Specialist

Skokie, Illinois



Village of Skokie

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077






Salary: $61,101 - $78,008



Application Deadline: 6/19/15




Notice of Accepting Applications for the Position of:





Brief Description of Duties:


Performs a variety of tasks related to technical and field work related to current fire prevention methods, fire inspections and enforcement of adopted codes and ordinances for the Village of Skokie and the Skokie Fire Department.  Inspects existing and new occupancies for applicable code compliance.  Reviews architectural drawings for fire protection systems & Life Safety and International Fire Code compliance, including alarm systems, sprinkler systems, exits, etc.  Responsible for examining submitted plans and specifications to ensure compliance with minimum requirements of adopted codes and ordinances.  Performs a variety of electronic data entry and other related duties as assigned.



Required Training and Knowledge:


Demonstrated knowledge of NFPA & ICC codes. Understanding of architectural drawings and essential Fire Prevention mathematical calculations.  Fire Prevention Officer/Plan Reviewer certification and FireHouse Software experience preferred. Must possess a valid driverís license, excellent oral and written communication skills and be proficient using computers.




  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • IMRF Retirement Benefits

  • Social Security Retirement Benefits

  • Vacation & Sick Leave

  • Credit Union

  • Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Group Life Insurance


Application Process:


Apply To:


Village of Skokie

Personnel Department

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077



For additional information and

to download an application, please visit:



Application Deadline:


Friday, June 19, 2015




The Village of Skokie is an Equal Opportunity Employer












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