In this position you will be 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. You 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. You will accomplish this 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.
Key Responsibilities will include:
- Conducting Emergency Evacuation drills.
- Coordinating the annual Office of Fire Prevention and Control Inspection.
- Inspecting and testing of Fire Alarm and Suppression systems installations.
- Coordination of Hot Work permit program.
- EHS department emergency response team.
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Associate’s degree and two years of expereince. Demonstrated experience applying customer service and presentation skills. Knowledge of New York State Fire Codes. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of fire alarms, fire suppression systems, and emergency drill protocols.
Associate’s degree in the specific field of Fire Science or closely related Science field. Certification as a New York Code Enforcement Officer. Documented knowledge and experience in emergency planning and response and fire department operations.
Experience in an academic, research or government environment.
Creative problem solving skills.
Ability to use Microsoft Office tools: word, excel and access programs.
Must be able to lift 60 pound cylinders, extensive walking, stooping. Ability to climb a ladder.