Position Title: Fire Extinguisher Safety Technician
Posting Number: P1800012
Salary Range: $40,000 - $42,000
This position will be responsible for managing the Fire Extinguisher program for the University as Buffalo campuses and off-campus facilities. This will include overseeing the installation, inspection and replacement of portable fire extinguishers in university facilities. Conducting training classes in the proper selection and use or portable fire extinguishers. Evaluate fire extinguisher locations according to NFPA Standards and the Fire Code of New York State. Oversee the emergency lighting inspection contractor and report deficiencies to Facilities Operations for repair. This position will also be responsible for continuous inspection of University facilities and reporting of safety related issues for correction.
An Associate's degree plus excellent customer service skills and good interpersonal communication skills are required. Knowledge relevant to the specific responsibilities of this position obtained through a degree program or through work experience is mandatory.
Preference will be given to candidates with an Associate's degree in the specific field of Fire Science or closely related Science field. Documented training in the inspection and repair of portable fire extinguishers. Work experience in fire protection-related field. Certification as a New York Code Enforcement Officer. Experience in an academic, research or government environment. Creative problem solving skills. The ability to use Microsoft Office tools, word, excel and access programs.
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