Fire Inspector


To investigate fire events to determine origin, cause, and responsibility in accordance with assignments from clients or assigned legal counsel.


  • Accepts assignments from customers for investigation of losses or claims and pursues investigation in accordance with the specific needs of the assignment.
  • Determines the origin and cause of the loss/claim under investigation and identifies any potential third-party responsibility for subrogation potential.
  • Maintains required reporting commitments to client in accordance with EFI’s standard procedures.
  • Promotes and markets utilization of EFI services in the insurance industry and within assigned territory
  • Serves as a liaison between the insurance industry and law enforcement/fire service personnel.
  • Investigates losses/claims with illegal, fraudulent or subrogation aspects in accordance with assignment from client or assigned attorney representing insurer.
  • Identifies and interviews all witnesses or involved persons who may possess information or knowledge pertaining to incident under investigation: motive, opportunity or any other information or evidence that may assist in concluding a factual and complete investigation.
  • Develops necessary knowledge and expertise required to conduct thorough inspection of available public records including land deeds, mortgages, liens, suits, judgments, marriage and divorce records, etc.
  • Maintains up-to-date information in regard to existing laws pertaining to rights of privacy and availability of public records to assure that all investigations are conducted in a completely legal and ethical manner.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization’s quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.


Education & Licensing

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Minimum certification requirement for consideration, Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (CFEI). IAAI Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) certification is preferred.

Will be required to obtain the IAAI-CFI certification within 6 months of employment.


Three (3) years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Good oral and written communication
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong investigative skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

Please submit your updated resume in a .pdf or .doc format.