Campus Fire Marshal

Riverside, CA
Sep 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $75,400 - $148,400
Title: Campus Fire Marshal
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Date Posted: 09/06/2017

Position Information: The Campus Fire Marshal directs the development, implementation, and management of the Fire Prevention Program, a major segment of the EH&S Department's programs. This includes development, organization, implementation, and management of a comprehensive fire and life safety program that is responsive to the complex demands of a dynamic and eminently technical research environment. The Campus Fire Marshal (CFM) has been delegated the authority to act on behalf of the State Fire Marshal as the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). As such, the CFM functions as the designated lead authority; responsible for the program which includes review and approval of all campus construction building plans, provide construction inspections, and final building acceptance prior to occupancy for all matters related to fire and life safety. This authority is delegated as the result of a negotiated Memorandum of Understanding between the University of California, the Office of the President, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal. This designation from the State Fire Marshal is bestowed upon specific individuals, not the position designation. This position is an integral and key function in support of the Campus Capital Plan. This position supervises and oversees the work of the Deputy Fire Marshal, The Campus Fire Inspector, and the Fire Prevention Specialist.

Minimum Requirements: Advanced skill in mentoring or overseeing the work of other EH&S technical and professional staff.
Advanced analytical and organizational skills to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of projects within budget and time constraints.
Advanced or expert knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations and related standards, guidelines and, as appropriate, recommend organization policy.
Advanced or expert knowledge/understanding of broad range of EH&S fields and familiarity with all EH&S fields.
Advanced skill to effectively represent the organization to state and federal authorities, and community groups.
Advanced skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required.
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills, including advanced political acumen and skill to effectively communicate with diverse constituencies in a highly political environment.
Demonstrated skill with methods and techniques of fire scene investigation and with principles and methods of fire prevention education.
Physical ability, capability and willingness to conduct fire scene investigations, including demonstrated knowledge of proper crime scene and evidence preservation techniques.
Advance skills in the application of professional level fire protection engineering theory and application to a wide variety of fire and life safety conditions.
Application of professional level fire protection engineering theory and application to a wide variety of fire and life safety conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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