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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Coordinator, Fire Safety in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Coordinator of Fire Safety reports to the Director of Fire Safety. You will coordinate and assist with Emory Fire Safety Division activities at the Atlanta, Oxford, and Grady campuses.


  • Organizes and conducts fire drills in all university buildings; provides direction to building fire safety volunteers to ensure the orderly evacuation of building occupants.

  • Assists the Director of Fire Safety in the development of evacuation plans and evacuation maps for existing, renovated, and new university buildings and properties.

  • Facilitates community-wide training and awareness and social media programs for improving fire/life safety and code compliance.

  • Assists in fire incident responses and with inspecting university structures and equipment per Life Safety other applicable codes and standards.

  • Prepares and distributes written inspection reports.

  • Assists with emergency pre-planning activities for fire response teams and investigating fire alarms to determine cause and resolve issues.

  • Assists State Fire Marshal and local Fire Department officials during official business while on campus.

  • Assists with preparation and maintenance of comprehensive building files of fire safety components for Emory University facilities.

  • Performs life safety monitoring activities during campus events with large assemblies.

  • Reviews fire alarm panel notifications and assists in rectifying fire alarm issues for all Emory University properties.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent and three years of fire safety training or related experience.

  • Must have a working knowledge of the Life Safety Code, State, and National Fire Codes, building codes, the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and other appropriate codes and regulations.

  • This position requires a valid State of Georgia license and an insurable driving record.

  • Some positions within this classification may require extensive walking, the ability to climb ladders, enter confined spaces and to lift up to 40 pounds.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 79888

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Campus Services


This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Public Safety & Security

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta