Jack Ward Fire Consultants-Certified Fire and Explosion Investigators

Global Leaders in Fire Investigation®

Jack Ward Fire Consultants-Certified Fire and Explosion Investigators

Responsibilities and Duties of Fire Investigator:
· Determine origin and cause of a fire on structure, vehicle and marine losses
· Photographically document fire scene and investigation
· Secure physical evidence
· Identify and interview witnesses or persons involved
· Communicate effectively with clients so that a timeline is provided and assist them in making decisions on the claim process
· Prepare written reports documenting methodology of determining the cause of a fire
· Expertly testify in both State and Federal Court to your origin and cause determination
· Maintain Continuing Education
 
Qualifications and Skills for Fire Investigator:
· Fire Service Background
· IAAI-CFI or NAFI-CFEI for at least 3 years
· Extensive knowledge of NFPA 921 and 1033
· Prior expert Trial and Deposition Testimony
· Strong organizational and time management skills
· Computer, iPad, and iPhone literate
· Above average interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients in diverse arenas
· Ability to travel with short notice
· Strong work ethic
· Work remotely, self-motivated
· Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
 
Physical Requirements for Fire Investigator: Frequently required to perform the following:
· Stand on one’s feet for prolonged periods of time.
· Lift and/or move objects weighing 50-100 lbs.
· Climb onto first and second story roofs, ascend/descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, etc.
· Balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
· Reach with hands and arms.
· Drive a vehicle for extended periods of time.
 
Location: Central Florida, Ohio and Eastern Kentucky
Contact:
Individuals interested in joining our team of professional, disciplined, and sharply focused investigators should submit the following to careers@jackwardfire.com:
· Curriculum Vitae clearly outlining all employment, experience, and education
· Detailed testimony list