UNLV Fire and Life Safety Inspector 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Fire and Life Safety Inspector 1 
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
Position is contingent upon funding.
Position Closes: 09/29/2017 (or sooner depending on applicant number)
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in fire science, chemistry, environmental science or closely related field and one year of experience involving public contact and the application of policies to specific situations; OR two years of experience in an industrial or mining operation, construction trade, or fire/environmental protection field, one year of which included consultation and assistance with hazardous materials cleanup, site remediation, storage and transport issues or hazardous materials recognition, safety and enforcement; OR certification as a Nevada State Fire Inspector I, National Fire Protection Association Fire Inspector I, or as a Fire Inspector I with the International Code Council; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Incumbents at the Fire & Life Safety Inspector I, must obtain certification at the Hazardous Materials Awareness level, issued by the Nevada State Fire Marshal, within one year of appointment and maintain the certification as a condition of continuing employment.
Incumbents at the Fire & Life Safety Inspector I, must obtain certification as a Nevada State Fire Inspector I, National Fire Protection Association Fire Inspector I, or as a Fire Inspector I with the International Code Council within the first year of employment and maintain the certification as a condition of continuing employment.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
The incumbent will conduct fire and life safety/ building inspections and follow-up inspections; fire drills; AED, fire extinguisher and eyewash/shower inspections; inspections of hot work activities; respond to emergencies involving fire, explosions, or hazardous materials; investigate and identify code violations, as well as; work with necessary personnel to ensure compliance and proper abatement; complete and submit reports recommending corrective measures and solutions; develop building evacuation plans; provide technical information and assistance to fire departments regarding on-campus incidents; provide fire and life safety training to students & staff members; and perform other related duties as assigned. This position requires extensive walking, standing and bending throughout buildings on campus and various locations as assigned. Occasional lifting and moving of fire equipment as needed with the physical ability to lift 50 lbs.
The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.