Jack Ward Fire Consultants-Fire Investigator
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Jack Ward Fire Consultants-Fire Investigator

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.
Benefits for Fire Investigator:
• Work from home (remote)
• License and Continuing Education reimbursement
• Professional development and external training
• Mileage and all other travel cost reimbursement
• Laptop, cell phone, and all equipment provided
• 401(k)
• Medical, dental, vision insurance
• Paid time off
Location: South Central Florida (Tampa, St. Petersburg area) and Central Florida (Orlando area)
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