Department Summary :
The Tufts University Public Safety / Fire Safety Office provides advisory, training, inspectional and other specific services related to fire and life safety for the Tufts community, as required to maintain compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations, standards, guidelines and university policies.
Job Summary :
The Fire Safety Specialist is responsible for contributing to the mission of the Fire Safety Office through duties as assigned by the Fire Marshal or designee, and to assist in the delivery of an effective, comprehensive fire safety program for a University community by conducting a wide range of activities on all Tufts University properties. The primary objectives of the Fire Safety Office are to prevent human injury, minimize property damage and interruption of normal business due to fire and smoke as well as from fire suppression actions such as the release of water or dry chemical agents. These objectives are achieved through a combination of education and training activities, building inspections, maintenance of operational fire detection and suppression systems, and building evacuation activities; of which the Fire Safety Specialist assists to provide in a competent and professional manner.