Environmental Health and Safety has an opportunity to hire a Fire Marshal. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Periodically inspect campus buildings for life safety requirements
Coordinate with construction planners on applicability of fire codes
Consult with campus partners when questions about the fires code arise
Coordinate with Campus Facilities to ensure fire protection systems are working properly
Prepare emergency plans for evacuations or sheltering in place.
Develop and implement fire and disaster plans and drills.
Educate campus population on fire safety
Review and investigate fire incidents related to the University
Prepare reports for inclusion in Clery Act reporting
Liaise with the Kansas City Fire Department on emergency response to campus maintenance of Knox Boxes
Physical Requirements, including but not limited to: Ascending or descending ladders and stairs, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area or equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Two or more years of experience in the inspection of facilities for conformance to fire and building codes.
A Bachelor's degree in Fire Science, Industrial Safety, or a closely related field.
Solid understanding of ICC codes (IBC/IFC) and NFPA standards including NFPA 101.
Ability to read blueprints, building specifications, floor plans, and similar materials.
Knowledge of modern methods, practices and techniques of fire prevention.
Full Time/Part Time
$40,497 - $52,998 annually commensurate with experience and education
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open until filled.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
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