San Miguel Fire & Rescue Fire Inspector

Updated: May 1, 2019

The District

The Mission of the San Miguel Fire District is to serve, educate, and respond to our communities for the protection of life, property, and the environment.

The San Miguel Consolidated Fire Protection District is an organization which exists solely to provide a service to the community. An elected seven-member Board of Directors governs the District. Operating on an annual budget of $24,941,315 for fiscal year 2018/2019, the District covers a 53-square mile area in the eastern portion of urban San Diego County, serving the communities of Bostonia, Casa de Oro, Crest, Mt. Helix, La Presa, Rancho San Diego, Spring Valley, and unincorporated areas of El Cajon and La Mesa. San Miguel provides suppression, prevention and emergency medical services to approximately 134,000 residents.

The Position

Under general direction of the Fire Marshal, the Fire Inspector performs a variety of fire and life safety inspections, enforces fire and life safety codes and regulations, plans and conducts public education programs, assists and trains other District personnel in fire prevention practices and procedures, and other related work as required. Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Inspects assigned building and development projects for conformance with applicable laws, codes and regulations relating to fire protection and life safety.

• Prepares and maintains records and reports of properties in compliance or violation of fire safety laws and regulations.

• Issues written notices requiring the elimination of fire hazards.

• Performs inspections relative to weed abatement and authorize forced abatement if necessary.