Part Time Inspector/Fire Safety Level I

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Part Time
Posting Details

Job # 037393 Department Code 31004-1063 Department Environmental Health & Safety Services Job Title Part Time Inspector/Fire Safety Level I Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commesurate With Experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Part-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Inspector, Fire/Safety Level I position is responsible for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of the University’s fire and life safety equipment in University owned buildings as required by applicable local regulations, New York State fire and building codes, and National Fire Protection Association. The position is responsible to perform and meet recommendations from the University’s Property Insurance Carrier, FM Global. The Inspector, Fire/Safety Level I position responds and performs critical functions at emergency incidents such as fires, fire alarms, auto accidents, hazardous spills, injuries, and property damage calls. The position is responsible for enforcement related to the life safety annual inspection of campus buildings by the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control to ensure that life safety violations identified are abated in a timely manner. The position is also responsible to assist with the occupational safety of University employees by providing training and enforcement related to specific OSHA standards such as fall protection, confined space, forklift safety, ergonomics, and lock out/tag out electrical safety. The Inspector, Fire/Safety Level I position is a trainee position and requires continued supervision and mentoring. Qualifications
  • An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five (5) + years of experience with fire and life safety systems preferred.
  • Certified New York State Code Enforcement Officer.
  • Experience working with university based populations preferred.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screening.
Job Specific Qualifications
  • Knowledge of applicable state, local, and federal building and fire codes.
  • Knowledge of applicable OSHA regulations.
  • Experience with Fire and Life Safety systems, as well as fire and life safety inspection and hazards.
  • Completion of training courses in fire prevention, NYS Building Codes and Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and decision making skills and be able to work independently or as a team member.
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office application suite.
  • Responds to emergency incidents to perform critical functions such as lifesaving tasks and property conservation and limit environmental impacts, and act as a liaison with the Syracuse Fire Department.
  • Becomes knowledgeable about campus buildings and all life safety systems.
  • Inspects, tests, and facilitates maintenance of University life safety fire protection and suppression systems to ensure compliance with local, state, federal, and the University’s property insurance carrier’s rules and recommendations.
  • Conducts building inspections to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal codes. Responsible for approximately 724,000 square feet of building space.
  • Performs OSHA related training to University employees and safety inspections of work areas to ensure the occupational safety of University employees.
  • Responsible to staff University special events for life safety and liability issues such as making sure fire exits are unobstructed, occupant capacity is within regulation and trip/fall hazards are eliminated.
Physical Requirements
Not Applicable Tools/Equipment
Not Applicable Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 08/19/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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