Job reference: 000452
Salary: see information booklet
Closing date: 30/09/2024
Hours Per Week: see information booklet
Published date: 14/06/2024

Job Description

The Fire Prevention Section within Dublin Fire Brigade, ensures adequate fire safety in buildings and other structures and is governed primarily by the Fire Services Act, 1981 and the Building Control Acts 1990 to 2014.

The Fire Services Act, 1981 places a duty of care on every person having control over certain premises, to take all reasonable measures to guard against the outbreak of fire on the premises, and to ensure as far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of persons on the premises in the event of fire. The Building Control Acts 1990 to 2014 provide a statutory basis for the Building Regulations.  The Fire Prevention Section is responsible for administration and enforcement of the fire safety provisions of the Building Control Acts 1990 to 2014 Part B for most buildings except houses.

Reporting to a Senior Executive Fire Prevention Officer, or such designated persons as may be assigned from time to time, the Executive Fire Prevention Officer will work as part of a team within the Fire Prevention Section. They will also be required at times to work independently on their own initiative as circumstances demand.  The Executive Fire Prevention Officer will also be responsible for supervising and mentoring a team of Assistant Fire Prevention Officers. 

Salary: €56,768 - €78,912

We are recruiting for the position of Executive Fire Prevention Officer - Dublin City Council. For details of this role please see Candidate Information Booklet on the attachment below. 

Dublin City Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. We recognise the value and importance of attracting and welcoming a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. 

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Please note there is no closing date stated for this campaign, however, the competition may close at short notice, dependent on the number of applications received. If you are interested in applying for this role in Dublin City Council it is advised you submit your application as soon as possible.