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Job Title

Fire Inspector/ Public Education Coordinator


City of West Des Moines


West Des Moines , IA

Employment Type


Job Description

Under the general direction of the Fire Marshal, conducts comprehensive technical inspections of buildings and property to ensure compliance with applicable city, state, fire, and life safety codes; and serves as a resource to contractors, engineers, etc. on applicable city, state, fire, and life safety codes. Conducts research to determine fire and life safety risk statistics relative to the City of West Des Moines. Coordinates all public education events and assigns fire personnel as needed; develops fire prevention courses for the public based on risk assessment; delivers presentations and demonstrates on fire prevention/safety to community groups, schools, etc.


Must reside within sixty (60) minutes normal drive time to the assigned Fire Station.


8am - 4:30pm



Academic Program

Business, Fire Science, Fire Service Administration

Application Process

Steps to Apply:

1. Profile: You must complete an online profile. This includes ALL sections of the profile. (Link to online application system provided below)

2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

a) Cover Letter

b) Resume

3. Qualifications: Under the My Qualifications section, make sure to list any certifications you currently hold.

4. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section).

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Application Deadline