Fire Safety Technician

Fairfax, VA
$45,000-$53,000; Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Fire Safety Technician

The George Mason University Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS), within the Department of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management, along with the Division of University Life, is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for the position of Fire Safety Technician. 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 Fire Safety Technician will assist Environmental Health and Safety Fire Inspectors in the testing and certification of fire safety equipment to include fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, fire pumps, commercial cooking hood systems, and fire alarms. Work to be performed does not require special certifications. This position will be required to escort and assist contractors on campus during testing of fire safety equipment.

Required Qualifications: * High School Diploma, or equivalent; * Ability to maintain accurate inventories of fire safety equipment; * Knowledge of safety related terminology; * Ability to self-motivate and complete tasks without supervision; * Ability to maintain accurate and organized records of tests and inspections of fire safety equipment; * Ability to communicate with staff and faculty with all levels of education; * Ability to work as part of a cooperative team to solve safety issues; * Valid drivers license; * Ability to lift 40 lbs., bend, crawl and kneel; * Ability to walk and stand for extended hours; * Ability to work after hours and varying hours, when needed; * Must pass background check.

Preferred Qualifications: * Certification in CPR and First Aid; * Basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, data bases and experience working with Microsoft Office; * Post-Secondary education; * Experience in an institution of higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01032z 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.

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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.

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