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Fire Marshal (Chelsea, MI)

Company Name:
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
Job Introduction:
The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Fire Marshal . The Fire Marshal is responsible for inspecting, maintaining fire suppression systems and equipment, keeping an inventory and ordering supplies as necessary, to oversee burning and welding operations. As a Fire Marshal, you will patrol the premises conducting fire and security related inspections to report and eliminate hazardous conditions and actions and, investigate and report complaints. You will also provide emergency assistance as necessary, liaise with vendors and suppliers as required and perform all other duties per post orders.
G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.
G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.
Role Responsibility:
Issue hot work permits and/or standbys and confined space permits
Conduct fire safety and equipment inspections per schedule
Maintain special fire protection systems, fire equipment and hydrants and spray booth detectors
Open/close fire systems and test and maintain fire pump/systems
Interface with insurance carriers and vendors
Act as a First Responder in the event of a medical emergency
The Ideal Candidate:
##### Education, Licenses and Certifications Required
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
Must have a current and valid driver's license
##### Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
Must possess one or more of the following:
Associate's degree in Fire Science
Firefighter I & II Certification
3 years of related industrial experience demonstrating thorough knowledge of fire protection principles and techniques
If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history
##### Skills Required
Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
Effective oral and written communication skills
Active listening skills
Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
Attention to detail
##### Other
Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
Be able to work flexible schedules
Must have access to reliable transportation
Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
##### Physical Requirements and Environment
Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat
Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing
Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, running, walking, and sitting. Stooping or kneeling required often. Lifting up to 50 pounds.
##### EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
Job Reference: SS15008
Number of Positions: 5
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $12.00
Location: Chelsea
G4S Region: Americas
Country: United States
G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions
Closing Date: July 11, 2014

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