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Fire Safety Officer

Job Description

Fire Safety Officer

3 months, on-going, Inside IR35


Job Purpose

  • The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of Fire Risk Assessments to approximately 10,500 tenanted homes, 240 corporate and commercial operational Council owned properties, 8 high rise tower blocks, 90 medium rise blocks of flats and 500 low rise blocks of flats.
  • Working in partnership with Asbestos Manager, Building Services Engineer and Facilities Manager to maintain the Council's Statutory Compliance

Key Accountabilities

  • Development of systems for Fire Safety Management.
  • Completion of the Fire Risk Assessment programme
  • Prioritise of remedial actions
  • Procurement and appointment of Building Contractors for the completion of Fire Risk Assessment actions (remedial fire safety works)
  • Completion of training and support of premises managers
  • Escalation of any non-conformance by premises managers to Fire Safety Manager
  • Create reports on progress to be compliant in relation to Fire Safety works.
  • Plan and support Fire Drills with Corporate Health & Safety, Premises managers and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.
  • Review of Fire Safety Measures following a report of a Fire in either an operational or Housing Building
  • Act on fire prohibition and enforcement notices


  • Construction or Social Housing experience essential or trade background
  • NEBOSH Fire Certificate or equivalent
  • IFE or equivalent registered Fire Risk Assessor
  • Recognised qualification in advanced Fire Safety Assessment.
  • Current driving licence

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