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SAFETY SUPERVISOR

SUMMARY:

The Safety Supervisor is responsible for planning, developing and implementing a complete safety program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Conducts safety inspections for compliance with established requirements on safety and fire protection.

Maintains regular schedule for checking fire extinguishers, fire hoses, and automatic kitchen hood systems.

Develops and maintains a written fire protection plan.

Locates fire and safety hazards in residence halls, academic, and auxiliary buildings.

Reviews construction plans for new or renovation projects to ensure fire and life safety codes are complied with before construction begins.

Demonstrates the proper use of safety and emergency equipment.

Compiles monthly accident report summaries.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of safety and fire prevention codes. Knowledge of safety and emergency equipment. Knowledge of building plans and construction. Ability to conduct inspections and recognize hazards and potentially hazardous operations. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training; plus two years of experience in fire safety and prevention.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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