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Top 50 Fire Investigator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Fire Investigator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fire Investigator resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.6% of Fire Investigator resumes contained Physical Evidence as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Fire Investigator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Fire Investigator

1. Physical Evidence
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2. Fire Investigations
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Here's how Fire Investigations is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Complete independent fire investigations determining cause and origin for various insurance carriers.
  • Lead investigator in numerous serious fire investigations.
  • Conducted over hundred fire investigations.
  • Conducted on-scene Fire Investigations of Structural, Vehicle & Machinery fires.
  • Have conducted approximately 1,040 fire investigations since 2001.
  • Conduct origin and cause fire investigations, Testify as an expert witness when called upon
  • conduct on scene fire investigations to locate origin and make initial determination of cause conduct burn pattern investigations fire/police report forensic analysis

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3. Explosion Investigations
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4. Fire Scenes
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Here's how Fire Scenes is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Photographed fire scenes, gathered evidence, interviewed witnesses, interrogated suspects, prepared cases and testified in court.
  • Travel to fire scenes to document the scene and determine origin and cause.
  • Assisted in the investigation of over 200 fire scenes.
  • Take detail photography of all fire scenes assigned.
  • Investigate the origin and cause of fire scenes.
  • Prepare and maintain diagrams of fire scenes.
  • Supervised Assistants working large fire scenes.
  • Investigate assigned fire scenes to determine cause and origin.Provide detailed reports with photographs and sketches of fire scenes
  • Investigated fire scenes for evidence Find the origin of the fire Interview the victims and witnessess Filled out field reports

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5. Arson Investigation
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Here's how Arson Investigation is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Collaborated with police to investigate accidents, disasters and arson investigation calls to streamline processes.

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6. Theft Claims
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Here's how Theft Claims is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Investigated and adjusted all auto, motorcycle, watercraft, RV, and travel trailer fire and theft claims.
  • Handled the majority of auto fire/theft claims in the Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY region.
  • Investigated fire and theft claims in Western Washington.
  • Handled through conclusion fire and theft claims, including homeowners', marine and auto claims.

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7. Vehicle Fires
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Here's how Vehicle Fires is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Assist lead investigator in determining cause and origin of structural and vehicle fires.
  • Fire investigation includes cause and determination of structure and vehicle fires or explosions.
  • Appointed as a fire investigator to examine structure fires and vehicle fires.
  • Have investigated and documented thousands of vehicle fires.

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8. Insurance Companies
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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Educate insurance companies on procedures of investigation, scene preservation, and evidence collection for fire investigation.
  • Worked closely with all public safety organizations and insurance companies.
  • Worked with insurance companies and outside agencies told the resolution of cases.
  • Conducted Fire & Explosion Investigations for various insurance companies and law firms.

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9. Crime Scenes
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10. Law Enforcement
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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Coordinate investigation efforts between local, state and federal Law enforcement agencies.
  • Worked closely with fire/law enforcement agencies and insurance companies to combat arson.
  • Coordinate and participate in investigations with local law enforcement and attend auto theft task force meetings.
  • Settled valid claims promptly and worked with special investigators and law enforcement when fraud was suspected.
  • Work closely with law enforcement and insurance companies to analyze data collected.

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11. Local Fire Departments
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12. Nfpa
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Here's how Nfpa is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Issue violations for non-compliance of NFPA codes and other life safety codes and standards.
  • Conducted fire scene investigations utilizing the scientific method in accordance with NFPA 921.Completed majority of investigations successfully.

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13. Hazardous Materials
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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Advised the city on potential hazardous materials and recommendations as required.

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14. Fire Inspections
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Here's how Fire Inspections is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Facilitated other Public Safety functions that include Fire Investigations, Fire Inspections, Hazardous Material spills and various other duties.
  • Write detailed reports of fire inspections performed, fire code violations observed, and corrective recommendations offered.
  • Conduct Annual and special Fire Inspections.

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15. Special Investigation Unit
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Here's how Special Investigation Unit is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Awarded by Special Investigation Unit for swift identification and resolution of automobile theft fraud.

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16. Expert Testimony
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Here's how Expert Testimony is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Furnish detailed reports of findings and provide expert testimony when required.

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17. Fire Prevention
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Here's how Fire Prevention is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Attend training classes to maintain current knowledge of fire prevention, safety, and firefighting procedures.
  • Recommend changes to fire prevention, inspection, and fire code endorsement procedures.
  • Performed fire prevention inspections for industrial, commercial, and licensed care providers.
  • Fire Prevention Training, CFD, Quinn Fire Academy, Eddie Banks, 80 hrs, 1 November 2011.

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18. Government Agencies
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Here's how Government Agencies is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Worked with government agencies, private businesses, and insurance companies to conduct origin and cause investigations.
  • Coordinated fraud investigations with federal, state and local government agencies as well as other Special Investigative Units.

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19. Fighter
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Here's how Fighter is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Assigned firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate rescue and maximize personnel.
  • Trained other firefighters in all aspects of the fire service, and taught public fire safety.
  • Investigate fire and explosion scenes frequently with serious injuries and deaths to firefighters and civilians.
  • Fire Fighter Jersey City Fire Department Protect LIFE & PROPERTY
  • Fire Fighter (1993 - 1999)
  • Fire Investigations, Including Report Writing, Power Pointe Presentations, and spread sheets Fire Fighter
  • Train and orient new firefighters with our SOGs and protocols.

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20. Criminal Investigations
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Here's how Criminal Investigations is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Interviewed witnesses, building occupants, and property owners as part of criminal investigations of suspected arson.

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21. Court Testimony
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Here's how Court Testimony is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • File criminal proceedings to including possible case filing and court testimony.

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22. State Fire
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Here's how State Fire is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Licensed Minnesota State Fire Inspector and Wright County Fire Investigator.

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23. Police Department
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Here's how Police Department is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Assist local police departments and District Attorney's Office with criminal prosecution.

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24. ATF
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Here's how ATF is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Worked directly with State & Local Law Enforcement officials & ATF.

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25. County Fire
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26. Analyze Data
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Here's how Analyze Data is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Collect and analyze data from fire scene.

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27. Material Parties
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Here's how Material Parties is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Conducted appropriate field canvass investigation; interviewed all material parties.

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28. Background Checks
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29. Code Enforcement
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Here's how Code Enforcement is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Perform code enforcement as required.

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30. Accurate Reports
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31. Burn Patterns
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Here's how Burn Patterns is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Tested site and materials to establish facts, such as burn patterns and flash points of materials, using test equipment.

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32. Fire Patterns
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Here's how Fire Patterns is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Have documented automobile fire patterns that have led to recalls.

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33. Fire Claims
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Here's how Fire Claims is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Execute numerous inspections of suspicious fire claims with Cause and Origin contact.
  • Investigated total theft and fire claims.

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34. Fire Damage
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35. ISO
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Here's how ISO is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Utilize insurance investigative databases (ISO, NCIB) to review history and complete thorough investigations.
  • Act as Liaison between business owner, employees and manufacturers to correct Fire Code Violations.

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36. Scientific Method
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Here's how Scientific Method is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Conduct origin and cause investigations using the scientific method.

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37. Family Law
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38. Premises Liability
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39. Detail Reports
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Here's how Detail Reports is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Compile detail reports for clients for their review.
  • Compiled detail reports of findings.

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40. Residential Properties
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41. Court Hearings
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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Assisted in creation of final reports sent to insurance companies and used in court hearings.

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42. Public Education
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Here's how Public Education is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Teach public education programs on fire safety and prevention.
  • Executed all public education for the department.

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43. Email
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44. Multiple Formats
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45. Fire Behavior
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Here's how Fire Behavior is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Collected strong evidence and executed evaluations on fire behavior, patterns, and witness statements.

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46. Fire Departments
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Here's how Fire Departments is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Conducted over 125 fire investigations of myriad causes Compiled reports for courts, insurance companies, and fire departments

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47. EMT
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48. File Reviews
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Here's how File Reviews is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Led extensive file reviews to identify opportunities to increase quality in file investigations for training purposes.

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49. False Alarms
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Here's how False Alarms is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Testified in court for cases involving fires, suspected arson, and false alarms.
  • Investigated false alarms, bomb scares, and bomb threats.

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50. Investigation Results
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Here's how Investigation Results is used in Fire Investigator jobs:
  • Prepared and maintained accurate and timely reporting of investigation results and records of convicted arsonists and suspects resulted in reduced errors.
  • Prepared and maintained reports of investigation results, and records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Fire Investigator

Physical Evidence

14.4%

Fire Investigations

11.7%

Explosion Investigations

11.7%

Fire Scenes

11.1%

Arson Investigation

7.7%

Theft Claims

5.1%

Vehicle Fires

5.1%

Insurance Companies

4.5%

Crime Scenes

4.3%

Law Enforcement

3.8%

Local Fire Departments

3.3%

Nfpa

2.9%

Hazardous Materials

2.2%

Fire Inspections

2.2%

Special Investigation Unit

1.7%

Expert Testimony

1.7%

Fire Prevention

1.7%

Government Agencies

1.7%

Fighter

1.5%

Criminal Investigations

1.5%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Fire Investigator

Rank Skill
1 Physical Evidence 11.6%
2 Fire Investigations 9.4%
3 Explosion Investigations 9.4%
4 Fire Scenes 9.0%
5 Arson Investigation 6.2%
6 Theft Claims 4.1%
7 Vehicle Fires 4.1%
8 Insurance Companies 3.6%
9 Crime Scenes 3.5%
10 Law Enforcement 3.0%
11 Local Fire Departments 2.6%
12 Nfpa 2.4%
13 Hazardous Materials 1.8%
14 Fire Inspections 1.8%
15 Special Investigation Unit 1.4%
16 Expert Testimony 1.4%
17 Fire Prevention 1.4%
18 Government Agencies 1.4%
19 Fighter 1.2%
20 Criminal Investigations 1.2%
21 Court Testimony 1.1%
22 State Fire 1.1%
23 Police Department 1.0%
24 ATF 0.8%
25 County Fire 0.8%
26 Analyze Data 0.7%
27 Material Parties 0.7%
28 Background Checks 0.7%
29 Code Enforcement 0.7%
30 Accurate Reports 0.7%
31 Burn Patterns 0.7%
32 Fire Patterns 0.7%
33 Fire Claims 0.7%
34 Fire Damage 0.7%
35 ISO 0.6%
36 Scientific Method 0.6%
37 Family Law 0.6%
38 Premises Liability 0.6%
39 Detail Reports 0.6%
40 Residential Properties 0.6%
41 Court Hearings 0.6%
42 Public Education 0.6%
43 Email 0.6%
44 Multiple Formats 0.6%
45 Fire Behavior 0.6%
46 Fire Departments 0.6%
47 EMT 0.4%
48 File Reviews 0.4%
49 False Alarms 0.4%
50 Investigation Results 0.4%
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