Alpine Intel - Fire Investigator
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Alpine Intel - Fire Investigator

We are currently seeking Part-Time Fire Investigators to join our team. The Fire Investigator is responsible for studying fire and explosion scenes. They will make all the required studies and all other work necessary to determine the cause and origin of fires and explosions. They will convey their findings and conclusion to others in a clear and concise manner, usually through a written report. If necessary, they will defend their opinions in a court of law.

  • Must have CFEI certification through NAFI, or CFI certification through IAAI (preferred).
  • Must hold or have the ability to obtain a Private Investigator License in the state(s) in which they are assigned within 60 days of employment (if applicable).
  • Must be familiar with NFPA 921.
  • Must meet all the requirements for qualification as a fire investigator per NFPA 1033.
  • Previous expert testimony or deposition experience highly preferred but not required.
  • Degree or some college coursework is preferred but not required.
  • Must have at least 2 years of hands on experience working in the public and/or private sectors performing fire origin and cause investigations on residential and commercial structures.
  • Must be well organized with the ability to deliver fast and accurate turnaround times.
  • Must be able to handle multiple project workload and periods of high stress, especially during times of peak business demand.
  • Must be hands-on and able to climb ladders and roofs, crawl in tight spaces, etc. as needed to perform investigations.
  • Will work projects that are assigned to them unless sufficient hazards are identified utilizing National Fire Experts' Safety Protocol guidelines and JSA’s.
  • Meet all standards for pre-employment physical examination. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience with writing detailed investigation reports is highly preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the firm’s guidelines.
  • Must have superior customer service skills.
  • Must always conduct business in an honest and ethical fashion.
  • Must meet or exceed company aptitude standards regarding computer and technical proficiency.
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.
  • Must be willing to travel and/or work a flexible schedule during periods of peak demand.
  • Must have the willingness to work remotely and from home office.
  • Must have employee-provided, high-speed internet that is reliable and accessible at remote office.

Full postings can be found at

Location: National Fire Experts are actively seeking applicants in the following areas: Des Moines, IA; San Antonio, TX; Austin, TX; Charleston, WV; Seattle, WA; Little Rock, AR; Pittsburgh, PA; Kansas City, MO; Shreveport, LA; Raleigh, NC; Baton Rouge, LA; Louisville, KY; San Diego, CA; Charlotte, NC; Memphis, TN; Boston, MA; and Omaha, NE

Brett Frizzell, Talent Acquisition Partner, email or apply through