This position is responsible for assisting the Fire and Life Safety Manager in managing compliance with the Fire Code of New York State, Chapter 4, Section 405.1, "Emergency Evacuation Drills", for the University at Buffalo campuses. The position will also conduct required inspections of key fire safety equipment including carrying out inspection and testing of fire alarms, fire suppression and other systems throughout the University. The incumbent accomplishes this task by working with other University departments and outside agencies, and fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the position. The position will have frequent oral and written communications with campus administrators, faculty, professional staff, and facilities management, undergraduate and graduate students. The Emergency Drill Coordinator/ Fire Safety Inspector reports directly to the Manager of the Fire & Life Safety Division within Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S).
The work assignments are primarily based on maintaining compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and standards. The Emergency Drill Coordinator/ Fire Safety Inspector must work carefully with building contacts to ensure that emergency drills are conducted in a collaborative manner that avoids significant disruption to normal operations.