Reserve Fire Inspectors


The volunteer Reserve Fire Inspector is a one-year commitment of one day per week assisting with fire safety inspections and other Community Risk Reduction activities.


Available to volunteer one eight-hour day per week for one year.
Must possess a valid California driver's license with a good driving record.

Education and Experience

Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency, and 18 years of age.
Enrolled in or completion of college-level fire technology courses.
Completion of a minimum of 1 California OSFM Fire Inspector series course.

Physical Profile

Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions, in addition to a typical office environment with the following characteristics:

  • Mobility – frequent sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling, walking, and climbing stairs.
  • Lifting – frequently up to 50 pounds.
  • Vision – constant use of overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; occasional color and depth vision.
  • Dexterity – frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, and reaching.
  • Hearing/Talking – frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone.
  • Emotional/Psychological – frequent decision-making and concentration; frequent public and/or co-worker contact; occasional periods of working alone.
  • Environmental – frequent exposure to dust, loud noises, and temperature extremes


Obtain On-The-Job Training
Obtain Fire Prevention Experience
Utilize Training and Experience on Your Resume
Gain First-hand Knowledge of the Fire Service
Fire Department Uniform Provided

Contact Fire Inspector Jim Powderly at 909-315-8833 or email

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