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Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Skills & Knowledge


Most Important Skills for Fire Inspectors and Investigators


Most Important Knowledge Areas for Fire Inspectors and Investigators


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Describe Your Skills

People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Working directly with the public.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new knowledge.
  • Communicating with people outside your organization.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to find or fix problems.


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The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Fire Inspectors and Investigators.


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