Fire, Life, Safety Manager

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Winter Park, FL, US, 32792

Company: Holiday Retirement

Working for Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement helps older people live better, and we accomplish this by following these principles:

  • Older people are vibrant and deserve the best experience.
  • We promote independence and create choice to do your thing.
  • We appreciate and respect our residents, families, associates, and guests.
  • We believe in life-long learning, growth, and staying connected.

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of older people, we’d love to talk to you.


We have a rewarding opportunity for a Fire, Life, Safety Manager. In the role of Fire Life Safety Manager, you will be responsible for promoting the safety and security of our communities, associates, and residents. This includes working closely with operations to create safety programs, evacuation drills, and with local jurisdictions as necessary. The FLS Manager also manages the relationship with our national fire systems inspection company and ensures that we both remain in compliance, as well as assure the accuracy of the deficiencies noted by third-party inspectors. You will also be a liaison, as needed, for any OSHA or regulatory agency audit or inquiry. Safety and Security of our residents, associates, and communities are our highest priority.

Fire, Life, Safety Manager Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a technical expert in fire and life safety matters and provide support to community associates.
  • Build and maintain programs necessary for compliance with applicable standards as well as to meet the needs of the organization and industry standards.
  • Conducts program reviews to determine compliance and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Works closely Risk Management to develop and implement strategies for the control of worker and community incidents that lead to injury/illness.
  • Manages programs necessary to comply with fire codes and standards applicable to complex organizations and facilities.
  • Work with operations teams to build a comprehensive fire/hurricane/emergency drill program.
  • Collaborate with operations, facilities, and procurement to create and manage disaster preparedness program.
  • Manage any audits that arise with regulatory agencies on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain OSHA records – work to build efficient, streamlined process for management of required documentation. Provide completed reports and maintain logs as needed.
  • Coordinate small repairs to fire systems as necessary.
  • Collaborates with community associates to develop and implement proactive strategies and means to address and reduce safety risks.
  • Act as liaison for AHJs, regulatory agencies, and first responders as needed when issues arise.
  • Assist, as needed, with company initiatives and the ongoing results, i.e. GreatCall, call box issues, moves for seniors, shoes for crews, etc.
  • Daily administrative approvals as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A/B.S.) preferred; additional Industry experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in fire life safety and Facility Management
  • Proven track record in ability to successfully oversee and develop programs and manage small projects.
  • Skilled at analyzing specifications
  • Knowledge of bidding practices, familiar with all various components of life safety, construction, and maintenance
  • Experience with scheduling fire life safety activities
  • Experience building processes and programs to streamline operations.
  • Excellent communication skills; knows when/how to keep stakeholders abreast of possible issues
  • Experience with and ability to maintain a sense of order while handling multiple tasks at different properties
  • Willing and able to travel as needed
  • Demonstrated flexible and efficient time management and organization skills and ability to prioritize workload.

Holiday Retirement is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, or other protected categories according to state and local laws.

Req ID: 68563 


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