Fire Safety Specialist
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Fire Safety Specialist for the Safety & Security Department. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.
Purpose of the Position: The primary purpose of this position is to administer and monitor the University environmental, health and safety program; inspect facilities; enforce safety regulations; emergency planning; investigation; assessments; and work with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders to ensure the safety of the campus community.
Salary: $45,346 – $50,384
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Job Duties: Assist with the development of campus environmental, health and safety programs, including Emergency Preparedness/Building Evacuation Plans, Fire Prevention, Aerial Lifts Forklift, Contractor Safety, Hot Work, Fall Protection and Event Safety programs. Develop building evacuation plans and conduct fire drills. Process and monitor hot work and event permits. Inspect University facilities, equipment and employee work practices for conformance with regulatory standards. Build relationships and serve as a liaison with federal, state and local authorities in matters related to environmental, health and safety. Deliver various environmental, health and safety training programs. Respond to environmental, health and safety service request and emergency incidents.
Preferred Qualifications: Four-year degree with a preference for a related major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.charlotte.edu Search for SHRA job #010161 & 010168. Applicants are subject to background checks.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.