FIRE & LIFE SAFETY SPECIALIST
JOB NO.: 94021-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M EHS FIRE & LIFE SAFETY
Categories: Architecture, Construction, Planning, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94021-AS
Working Title: Fire & Life Safety Specialist
Official Title: ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95DN) or ASSOC ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95FN)
Hiring Department: A719340-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/FP&M EHS FIRE & LIFE SAFETY
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 15, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Degree not required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
2-3 years minimum inspecting new/existing buildlings.
License or certificate:
Fire Inspector Certification and/or Building Inspector Certification preferred.
Under the general supervision of the Environmental Health Manager of UW Madison Environment Health & Safety, this position plays a key role in efforts to develop and promote a comprehensive Fire & Life Safety program for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This position provides senior level staff assistance and performs technical inspection work for all University of Wisconsin-Madison property within the borders of the state of Wisconsin. This position requires an understanding of federal, state and local regulations as they pertain to Fire & Life Safety issues (i.e. OSHA, IFC, NFPA, Wisconsin Administrative Code and Wisconsin State Statutes). Excellent verbal and written skills are essential.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, EH&S Department, is committed to the highest standard of customer relation's principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.
1. Knowledge of established safety standards, fire and life safety codes, state statutes; theories, practices, procedures, methods and techniques.
2. Knowledge of building design, layout and systems, especially those systems used for fire suppression.
3. Knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, IFC and Wisconsin Administrative Codes relating to buildings, equipment and working environment safety.
4. Knowledge of administrative principles and procedures as related to program development and operations, including statistical methods, reports and data collection.
5. Knowledge of methods used in teaching and training and oral presentations.
6. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point).
7. Knowledge of Fire and Life Safety software.
8. Skill in keyboard and personal computer skills.
9. Skill in CAD drafting/design experience (e.g. AutoCAD 2012).
10. Skill in oral, written, and interpersonal communication.
11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of University faculty, staff, civil service and Madison Fire Department personnel to obtain cooperation and acceptance of safety programs and requirements.
12. Ability to obtain pertinent and factual information and to prepare clear, concise and complete verbal and written reports.
13. Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, and building specifications.
14. Ability to bend, stop, twist, crawl and other motions.
15. Ability to lift objects up to 40 lbs.
16. Ability to maintain a valid Wisconsin driver's license and a motor vehicle record that meets UW Risk Management Standards to drive State of Wisconsin owned vehicles (non-essential function).
17. Ability to work under adverse weather conditions such as severe cold, extreme heat, rain, snow, and ice.
Instructions to applicants:
To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Advertised: Mar 28 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 27 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time