Fire Investigators

Fire Investigators

Conduct investigations to determine causes of fires and explosions.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Analyze evidence and other information to determine probable cause of fire or explosion. * Prepare and maintain reports of investigation results, and records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects. * Photograph damage and evidence related to causes of fires or explosions to document investigation findings.


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