Seminar Title

NFPA® 1033 Meeting The Job Performance Requirements

Dates of Events

10/31/2023 through 11/02/2023

Last Updated: 09/27/2023
Instructor(s): Steve Riggs
Location: Sachse Fire-Rescue - 3815-D Sachse Road, Sachse, TX 75048
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wylie West - 630 Sanden Blvd, Wylie, TX 75098
Course Registration Fee: $325
Instructor Bio
Steve Riggs
Steve Riggs, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI & CFII Certified
State of Oklahoma (Retired)
Steve Riggs retired after twenty-two years of Law Enforcement, and Fire Service Experience in Oklahoma. Steve has been examining fire scenes for 40 years. Steve holds a Bachelors Degree in Emergency Management, and has extensive training in Fire Cause Determination, Criminal Investigation, Arson Investigation, Evidence Processing, Interviewing Techniques, and Case Management. He is a Certified Police and Fire Instructor and a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor. Mr. Riggs has successfully been involved in many Fire/Arson Prosecutions in Oklahoma and was involved in a Federal Prosecution. To date, he has never lost an Arson Case. Steve has authored and co-authored several fire training manuals and written “A Critical Analysis of NFPA 921 User’s Manual 2nd Edition”. Steve lectures nationally to Local, State, Federal Agencies, Insurance Companies, Private, and Military Investigators, Prosecutors, Vehicle Manufacture Represent-atives and their Engineers. Steve is on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Fire Investigators.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
This 2½ day training module will provide the fire/arson investigator with the practical and technical
skills necessary to demonstrate compliance with the job performance requirements listed in NFPA®
1033 Standard Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators.
This training module will provide both classroom and hands-on training with practical exercises on
how to comply with the JPR’s by actually being given the task, tools, and measurable outcomes to
demonstrate the ability to successfully complete the JPR’s. The documentation will be two-fold. You
will have a completed check off sheet certifying you completed the JPR’s, and photographic documentation of yourself completing each of the JPR's.
Upon Successful Completion:
Attendees will have been provided the necessary skills and knowledge to show compliance with the
job performance requirements as listed in NFPA® 1033:
NFPA® 1033 states, 1.1* Scope. This standard identifies the minimum job performance
requirements (JPR's) for fire investigators.
1.2* Purpose. The purpose of this standard shall be to specify the minimum job performance
requirements for serving as a fire investigator in both the private and public sectors.
1.2.2 Job performance requirements for each duty are the tasks an individual must be able to
perform in order to successfully carry out that duty; however, they are not intended to measure a level of knowledge. Together, the duties and job performance requirements define the
parameters of the job of a fire investigator.
4.1.1* The fire investigator shall meet the job performance requirements defined in Sections
4.2 through 4.7
The question is, if or when you are asked, can you show the court, attorney, judge, or whomever is asking the question, do you meet the job performance requirements as listed in
NFPA®1033. What will your answer be?
If your answer is yes, then you are asked, please provide us with that documentation. How
will you provide the documentation to properly satisfy the court that you have met and can
perform each JPR to their satisfaction?
This class will provide you with the check sheets and photographic evidence that each
attendee was able to complete the JPR’s as listed in the document.

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