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Fire and Emergency Preparedness Specialist - Per Diem position

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 11, 2024

Job Details

Job Summary

Candidates for this position are responsible for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of fire and safety hazards in leased and Drexel-owned facilities. It is his/her duty to work with Drexel departments to minimize fire and safety risks and to manage compliance with applicable University policies and fire code requirements. Apply the five tenets of emergency management (prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery) in order to fulfill the mission of the Department of Public Safety.

Essential Functions
  • Assist with comprehensive safety and fire code audits of University departments and buildings. Be able to recognize deficiencies and hazards independently, and be able to research findings to determine extent of possible hazards.
  • Work with external departments to correct fire safety hazards and develop preventive procedures.
  • Assist with delivering training classes and outreach materials.
  • In the absence of the Director or Assistant Director act as a representative to other departments, acting as a technical advisor on fire safety and emergency preparedness issues.
  • Write reports documenting observations, and recommendations for Director’s review. Assist with writing reports to other departments.
  • Document all work in office computer files and databases
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Be available to work flexible hours (nights and weekends).
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Fire Inspector I or Commercial Building Inspector, CPR, ICS/NIMS.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fire Protection Specialist, Fire Inspector II, PA or NREMT, AEM/CEM preferred.
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically walking, standing
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping
  • Lifting demands ≤ 50lbs
  • University City – Philadelphia, PA
Additional Information

This is a part-timePer Diem position classified as Non-Exempt. The offered pay is based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review.

For information about benefits, please review Drexel’s Per Diem/Casual/Temporary Benefit Fact Sheet .

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Jan 11 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Feb 29 2024 Eastern Standard Time


Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

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