Global Leaders in Fire Investigation®

Rimkus Consulting-Fire Investigator

Are you an experienced Fire Investigator looking for a new way to utilize your knowledge and experience? Are you looking for a job where every new project offers new challenges? Would you like a flexible work schedule where your time is split between office work and being in the field? If so, we would like to speak with you about a fulfilling career in the exciting world of fire and explosion science analysis.
We are seeking Certified Fire Investigators across the country to join our team of forensic experts whose principle duties will consist of determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions in residences, commercial/industrial dwellings, vehicles, heavy equipment, marine equipment, and other property. You will conduct on-site, hands-on forensic fire analysis and prepare detailed written reports of findings that illustrate the conclusions and opinions of the investigations.
Investigations include scene photography, interviewing witnesses and gathering information, taking possession of damaged property. You will search for, identify, collect, and label any data/evidence relevant to the fire scene, including appliances, machinery, furniture, and other materials, protecting the chain of custody of evidence and providing technical and scientific support to clients for subrogation and litigation purposes. You will also facilitate and help present continuing education seminars on fire-related topics. If this sounds interesting to you, please note that the position does have the following minimum requirements:
• Associates Degree in Fire Science and/or 10+ years’ of related experience (fire investigator, firefighter, law enforcement experience) is required.
• PI license required in some states.
• Field experience in fire and explosion investigation and analysis is a MUST.
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word is required for reporting purposes.
• IAAI-CFI required (and/or to be completed in 6 months of employment based on approval).
• Must have current IAAI or comparable transcript identifying education which meets with industry standards NFPA 921 & 1033.
• Possess strong technical knowledge and understanding of processing investigative fire scenes.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Must be able to stand, walk, sit, climb, bend, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Location: Atlanta, GA (Part-Time), Dallas, TX (Full-Time), Fort Myers, FL (Part-Time), Indianapolis, IN (Full-Time), Las Vegas, NV (Full-Time or Part-Time), Los Angeles, CA (Part-Time), Minneapolis, MN (Part-Time), New Orleans, LA (Full-Time), San Francisco, CA (Part-Time)
Compensation: Dependent on Experience

If you are ready to take your career to the next level, please send your resume to for consideration.