Fire Safety Officer

East London
26 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


My client, is a Local Authority based in East London.


They are looking to recruit a Fire Safety Officer to join there Housing Department to perform the following duties:


· To direct the various fire safety management arrangements to ensure the fire safety of the Council’s housing stock.

· To monitor the timeliness, quality and ensuring actions of an ongoing programme of fire risk assessments

· Responsibility to the Building Services and Compliance Manager for the successful delivery of the fire safety management programme

· Responsibility for the commissioning of programmes of fire risk assessments , tracking and closing all resulting actions

· Responsibility for ensuring fire risk assessments, management and maintenance is carried out in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and other relevant health and safety legislation

· Responsibility for contract performance monitoring to ensure quality standards and timescales are fully met

· To work with service managers to develop and deliver best practice fire safety solutions to meet organisational objectives and compliance with all fire safety legislation

· Represent the Service as necessary, and directed, with customers, other officers and Members of the Council, attending out of hours meetings when required and taking a lead role in all fire safety technical matters.

· Budget management responsibility for any delegated budgets within the area of responsibility.


Experience and Knowledge


·        Substantial experience of working in a technical, property services environment.

·        Knowledge of key guidance and regulations concerning social landlord responsibilities for fire safety

·        Experience in handling complex fire safety issues with high risk implications

·        Ability to undertake fire risk assessments and audits.

·        Ability to write reports and inform staff, residents and elected members

·        Effective presentation skills




Recognised fire safety qualification, CFPA Fire Diploma, NEBOSH or equivalent


Please email Adam Dvorkin or call Adam on 020 8732 5450

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