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Citizens Inspection and Outreach Program

Citizens Property Insurance is going to re-inspect approximately 500,000 homes and commercial buildings relating to wind mitigation, replacement cost, 4 point inspections and sink hole surveys. Inspection Depot is proud to be appointed as an Inspection Administrator, to coordinate these inspection and quality assurance programs for the Citizens Inspection and Outreach Program.

As part of this program, Inspection Depot will be recruiting, training and managing a team of inspectors across the state. It is compulsory for all participants in the CIOP program to have completed the training requirements, including the training listed below, in addition to atleast 6 hours wind mitigation technical training within the last year.

Inspection Depot provides system and procedures training in addition to software training for the Citizens Inspection and Outreach Program. This training is offered free of charge and is part of the inspectors recruitment processes when coming on board the Inspection Depot network.

The inspectors licensing requirements for the Citizens and Outreach Program currently are the following (Note that Inspection Depot manages various inspection program that allow other licenses, such as home inspectors, experienced and trained inspectors, etc. If you do not meet the CIOP requirements, Inspection Depot, is still interested in your application for these other projects.)

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CITIZENS FIELD INSPECTOR QUALIFICATIONS:


(a)  Building code inspector certified under Section 468.607, Florida Statutes

(b)  General, building or residential contractor licensed under Section 489.111, Florida Statutes

(c)  Professional architect licensed under Section 481.213, Florida Statutes

(d)  Professional engineer licensed under Section 471.015, Florida Statutes, who has passed the appropriate equivalency test of the Building Code Training Program as required by section 553.841, Florida Statues. FLORIDA STATUE Allows Engineers and Building Contractors to send a direct employee to perform the inspection and to then be signed off by the Licensed Engineer or Building Contractor
CITIZENS DOES NOT ALLOW ENGINEERS OR BUILDING CONTRATORS TO SEND DIRECT EMPLOYEES TO PERFORM THE INSPECTION – INSPECTIONS MUST BE PERFORMED AND COMPLETED BY THE ACTUAL LICENSE HOLDER

(e)Any company or independent adjuster, who has held and currently holds an active appointed       license in the State of Florida under Chapter 626, Part IV, Section 626.851 and has a minimum       TWO YEARS experience adjusting residential or commercial property insurance claims.

NOTE: Licensed Home Inspectors are currently not approved to do Citizens Inspection and Outreach Program inspections

Citizens Property Insurance Inspection and Outreach Program - Systems and Procedures Training (FREE to all participating Inspection Depot Inspectors)
 
Training Schedule

Training

Location Date Hours Fees
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