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Fire and Safety Coordinator - Full Time

Vaughan, ON
Full Time
7 days ago
Job Posting

Site: Cortellucci and Mackenzie Health Hospital

Position: Fire Safety Coordinator

City: York Region

Status: Full-Time

Hours: Monday - Friday (0800-1600hrs)

TBD Pay Rate: TBD

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Job Description:

The Fire Safety Coordinator is full time position that will be responsible for the provision of Fire Safety and Prevention Program duties at a two-site hospital network with support provided to the community-based services as depicted in this document.

The roles require the successful candidate to perform the following tasks:

  • Ensure eLearn course content related to Code Red and Fire Safety is up to date
  • Deliver departmental in-services training
  • Deliver Fire Safety and Code Red education during New Employee Orientation
  • Ensure community-based services have Code Red / Fire procedures developed and available
  • Deliver Fire Safety training to contractors
  • Identify opportunities to engage staff and volunteers in the Fire Safety program (i.e., events during the Fire Safety Weeks)
  • Coordinate Fire Extinguisher training with the local Fire Services

  • Maintenance
  • Assist Plant Ops with the development of the implementation plan for any recommendations stemming from the Annual Inspection report
  • Coordinate and follow up on the implementation of the assigned recommendations arising from the Annual Inspection report
  • Conduct daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly checks in accordance with the Ontario Fire Code
  • Coordinate testing of life safety system with the outside vendor and maintain records as required
  • Conduct regular checks of basic fire safety guidelines compliance at both hospitals
  • Work with Departmental Management to take corrective actions in case fire hazards are found.
  • Drills and Exercises: Conducts monthly fire drills and Coordinates annual evacuation exercise
  • Response
  • Be available to respond to confirmed fires as an on-call duty, unless on booked time off for a vacation or due to sickness
  • Be available to respond to fire alarm activation during regular business hours and support the team after hours
  • Work with local staff to issue an All Clear
  • Investigate and mitigate concerns regarding fires, fire alarm system activations or problems, complains of smells of smoke or gas
  • During shutdown of the sprinkler system or fire alarm system communicate with the affected area(s) on the impact to their operations and remind them of procedures in case of a fire

  • Documentation:
  • Maintain attendance records for educational sessions
  • Maintain fire drill record book and generate Fire Drill Report
  • Review Code Red reports where there was a fire alarm activation to determine of any required follow up
  • Review and revise response plans annually or following real events
  • Ensure all related policies and procedures are up to date, represent industry best standards and are appropriate for the hospital environment
  • Corporate: Participate in departmental meetings and Participate in committees related to Fire Safety

  • Education:
  • Mandatory: At a minimum, completion of a 2year community college program in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire and Emergency Services, Fire and Life Safety, or recognized equivalent
  • Mandatory: Clinical understanding as it relates to fire safety
  • Recommended: Completion of NFPA, Fire Inspector Level 1
  • Recommended: Completion of a public education course or equivalent
  • Recommended: Familiarity with the NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code
    At the time of the interview applicant must be able to produce proof of completion of the following prerequisites:
  • Immunization Record
  • A Valid Ontario Security Guard License
  • Proficient in English (both oral and written)
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Double Vaccinated
  • Category