This position is responsible for assisting the Fire and Life Safety
Manager in managing compliance with the Fire Code of New York
State, Chapter 4, Section 405.1, “Emergency Evacuation Drills”, for
the University at Buffalo campuses. The position will also conduct
required inspections of key fire safety equipment including
carrying out inspection and testing of fire alarms, fire
suppression and other systems throughout the University. The
incumbent accomplishes this task by working with other University
departments and outside agencies, and fulfilling the duties and
responsibilities of the position. The position will have frequent
oral and written communications with campus administrators,
faculty, professional staff, and facilities management,
undergraduate and graduate students. The Emergency Drill
Coordinator/ Fire Safety Inspector reports directly to the Manager
of the Fire & Life Safety Division within Environment, Health
and Safety (EH&S).
The work assignments are primarily based on maintaining compliance
with applicable state and federal regulations and standards. The
Emergency Drill Coordinator/ Fire Safety Inspector must work
carefully with building contacts to ensure that emergency drills
are conducted in a collaborative manner that avoids significant
disruption to normal operations.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There
are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement
plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy
mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to
support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to
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University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment
practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or
- Associate’s degree plus excellent customer service skills,
presentation skills and good interpersonal communication skills are
- Working knowledge of New York State Fire Codes.
- Well versed in the areas of fire alarms, fire suppression
systems, and emergency drill protocols.
- Knowledge relevant to the specific responsibilities of this
position obtained through a degree program or through work
experience is mandatory.
- Associate’s degree in the specific field of Fire Science or
closely related Science field.
- Certification as a New York Code Enforcement Officer.
- Documented knowledge and experience in emergency planning and
response and fire department operations.
- Experience in an academic, research or government
- Creative problem solving skills.
- The ability to use Microsoft Office tools, word, excel and
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