We have an exciting opportunity for a Fire Safety Coordinator who performs daily tasks to support the directives of the Facilities Management Health System Physical Plant (HSPP) department. They may interact with state agency and regulatory agency personnel as needed. They are responsible for developing and implementing the Fire Safety Program for UVA Health to ensure the facilities are in compliance with the current edition of the Virginia State Fire Prevention Code and the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) edition that is currently enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC). They will conduct and evaluate all required fire drills for UVA Health facilities. This position will require working during day or evening shifts, weekdays or weekends as necessary to conduct required drills.
Coordinate fire safety programs for UVA Health facilities.
Perform fire and building life safety inspections.
Conduct fire safety training with faculty, staff, and students.
Organize and conduct fire drills, evacuations plans, safety guidelines.
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
Technical knowledge and understanding of the current edition of the Virginia State Fire Prevention Code currently enforced by the Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office and the UVA University Building Official's Office.
Technical knowledge and understanding of the current edition of the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) currently enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission.
Education: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of eight years of experience in lieu of a degree. An Associate's degree and four years of experience could also be considered.
Required Experience: A minimum of four years of fire safety-related responsibilities. Experience teaching/training building occupants in fire safety techniques. Experience conducting and evaluating fire drills in all building occupancy types.
Required Licensure: Valid Virginia state driver's license.
Preferred Licensure: Any or all of the following certifications are highly desirable:
NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector Certificate (provided by NFPA or Virginia Department of Fire Programs).
Certified Life Safety Specialists (CLSS-HC) from NFPA.
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Recruiter at email@example.com.
Internal Number: R0012272
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