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Date: Dec 4, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32303

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Requisition No: 25611 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: CHIEF BOILER INSPECTOR - 43001045

Position Number: 43001045 

Salary:  $39,083.52 - $87,021.25 

Posting Closing Date: 01/04/2018 







High School Diploma or equivalency is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have two (2) or more years of college level education from an accredited college or university or 60 semester credit hours is considered equivalent to two years.

Additional requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in the construction, installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, or repair of high pressure, high temperature water boilers.
  • Must hold a commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors
  • Two (2) or more years’ supervisory experience.

This position requires frequent travel, requiring 75-100% of time spent in the field.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid based on a monthly pay cycle.

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.


This position is responsible for the management, planning, organization and directing of the activities of Deputy Boiler Inspectors assigned to the Boiler Safety Program statewide. Plans, organizes and directs the inspection of boilers in places of public assembly as described in Chapter 554, Florida Statutes. Perform required inspections in the Northwest part of the State of boilers in places of public assembly in accordance with Chapter 554, Florida Statutes.  Provides direct and overall planning, direction and supervision of all employees and activities of the section by formulating and administering policies and procedures for the section.  The position is for examination and certification of boiler inspectors, directs the inspection activities of the Deputy Boiler Inspectors to ensure that the division's policies are applied, reports are properly prepared, consistent and uniform application of the codes and checks records of work completed.  Coordinates the scheduling of required inspections.

Prepares for adoption, statutory and rule revisions for the inspection, construction, installation, repair of boilers to ensure consistency with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Board Inspection Code. 

Approves designs and construction of pressure vessels. Responds to complaints taking action to enforce Chapter 554, Florida Statues, and administrative rules. Responds to questions from licensed individuals, other governmental authorities, fire service and the public regarding statutory and rule interpretations and making policy decisions in individual situations.

Conducts American Society of Mechanical Engineers and National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors reviews for new issuance and renewal of ASME and National Board Certificates of Authorization. Represents the Division at conferences, prepares and presents training materials and seminars as required.

Continually review the boiler program's processes for opportunities to streamline and reducing service delivery times.  Assembles statistical data on boiler inspection activities.

Prepares correspondence as required on material related to the Boiler Inspection Program.

The incumbent of this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities subject to the provisions of Chapter 22SM-2, Florida Administrative Code and other related duties as directed.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee