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Senior Fire Safety Inspector

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
Jul 7, 2023

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Senior Fire Safety InspectorThe George Mason University Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS), within the Department of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management, is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for the position of Senior Fire Safety Inspector. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Senior Fire Safety Inspector conducts inspections of university buildings to assess compliance with the Virginia State Fire Prevention code. The position assists in the university permitting process to include but not limited to, hot work, temporary structures, open burn, and provide assistance in the inspection of safety systems as necessary. This position interfaces with the OUBO and works collaboratively with other Mason departments to address fire safety issues.Administrative functions include scheduling Fire Safety Program functions, responding to requests for assistance or application of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code, participating in design review, representing Fire Safety on select committees, and provide guidance where necessary on university events and activities to maintain compliance with the Virginia Statewide Fire prevention Code, and drafting, maintaining, and updating Fire Safety documents and procedures as necessary.Required Qualifications:Valid vehicle operator's license; Must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review;ICC or Virginia Fire Safety inspector (1031);Background in the interpretation and use of international, federal, and state regulatory code;Experience working in Fire Safety Programs or with life safety systems;Experience developing inspection schedules in a dynamic environment;Ability to research complex codes and produce detailed reports;Ability to schedule inspections, routine administrative functions, and complete assignments on time;Ability to develop and execute strategic plans, fire safety programs, policies, and standard operating procedures;Ability to establish and maintain detailed inspection reports;Knowledge of and ability to use common software programs (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Teams, work order systems);Ability to communicate effectively with customers;Ability to get along with others;Ability to enforce code requirements in a professional manner;General knowledge of types and workings of common fire suppression and alarm systems; andAbility to lift 40 pounds, bend, crawl, and kneel.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in an institution of higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01521z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and 130 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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