Fire Investigator - Fire Marshal Job at Fort Bend County, Richmond, TX

  • Fort Bend County
  • Richmond, TX

Job Description

Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home. Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation. The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all. Live Here! Work Here!



Conducts investigations and fire prevention education to ensure safety of Fort Bend County residents. Participates in planning of programs, policies, or objectives for work group and department.

  • Participates in fire, explosion, arson and insurance fraud investigations (evidence collection, photograph, interview, fill out reports, surveillance, court testimony etc.) and conduct follow-up investigations; works closely with other County departments.
  • Participates in fire drills and fire prevention classes.
  • Stays up to date with all applicable local, local, state and federal laws.
  • Maintains firearm proficiency and attends mandated continuing education classes.
  • Serves arrest warrants and search warrants.
  • Interfaces and assists local, state and federal agencies with investigations.
  • Signs for and be held accountable for equipment.
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county mangers.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 2 years job related experience.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills; interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to prioritize own work, and ability to complete assigned tasks within tight deadlines.
  • Requires the following: TCFP Basic Arson Investigator, TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Certification, ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800.
  • Preferred: TCFP Basic Fire Inspector, TCFP Plans Examiner, TCFP Instructor I, TCOLE Basic Instructor, IAAI - FIT, NAFI - CFEI.

SALARY RANGE: $29.98 - $37.47 hourly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal and local laws, unless such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit


Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.


Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Part time, Second job, Local area,

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