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Fire-Life Safety Specialist

Requisition ID req2191
Department Facilities Management Services
Campus SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type Classified-Full Time
Best Consideration Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary

Under the direction of a manager or director, ensures the design, construction, repair and maintenance of all fire, intrusion and life safety systems (systems) meet college expectations. Incumbent receives and evaluates work orders and requests, investigates requests and troubleshoots problems where appropriate, establishes priorities and coordinates with contractors, when required, to make necessary repairs. Incumbent provides subject matter expertise related to systems. Incumbent manages the work of outside contractors to make sure all work meets college requirements and applicable codes. Incumbent reviews and approves contractor invoices. May assist other departments with wiring or installations within license authority.  

See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/classified-jobs/FireLifeSafetySpecialist/

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Experience designing, installing, and reviewing construction and remodel projects.
  • Experience overseeing and reviewing the work of maintenance contractors.
  • Experience obtaining quotes for projects and monitoring budget use.
  • Experience maintaining detailed project and code documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent; State of Oregon Limited Energy Electrical License, NICET II (Fire Alarms) or equivalent, Silent Knight Intelliknight certification; and two years of experience with Fire and Life Safety code compliance, service and maintenance across a broad spectrum of fire and life safety systems. One year of experience inspecting Fire and Life Safety Systems.

Position Grade 23
Starting Salary Expectations The first two steps of the range are: $63,214 to $65,111 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $63214 to $101438 Annual Salary
FTE 1
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 12 Paid holidays

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work pressure, disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Work is performed primarily in the field at the site of the work. Working conditions may be somewhat disagreeable requiring occasional exposure to safety hazards and noise when reviewing the work of contractors. Regular travel between campus locations in assigned college vehicle. While primary duty hours are day shift, must be flexible to work in the event of emergencies or other operational needs. Must have an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle in Oregon and Washington.  Extended standing and moderate to heavy lifting is occasionally required. Requires a good deal of walking and some climbing (ladders, etc.) to get to the site of the work on a daily basis.
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Please note that Portland Community College is not currently able to provide visa (e.g. H1-B Visa) sponsorship for potential employees.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.