FACILITIES SAFETY OFFICER 2* - 06302022-33502 - Nashville - job 2020865

Date: 06/30/2022

City: Nashville, Tennessee

Salary: $34,884 per year

Employment type: Full-time

Job Information

State of Tennessee Job Information

Opening Date/Time

Thur 06/30/2022 12:00AM Central Time

Closing Date/Time

Wed 07/13/2022 11:59PM Central Time

Salary (Monthly)


Salary (Annually)


Job Type


City, State Location

Nashville, TN




Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited technical institute or vocational school with a degree in fire protection engineering technology, fire science, engineering technology, construction management, or related acceptable field and experience equivalent to one year of responsible full-time fire prevention, safety inspection, or technical plans review work.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional coursework at an accredited college or university in fire prevention or fire science may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time experience in one of the above areas may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements

Necessary Special Qualifications:

  • A valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required for employment in some positions.

  • Professional Safety Certifications may be required for employment in some positions.

Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for facilities safety work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: ,This is the working class in the Facilities Safety Officer sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for conducting fire safety inspections of new and existing buildings, flammable liquids and explosive storage facilities and delivery vehicles. Work involves enforcing fire and life safety code requirements, as set forth by departmental policies and procedures. This class differs from that of Facilities Safety Officer 1, in that an incumbent of the latter functions at the entry level. This class differs from that of Facilities Safety Officer 3 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for facilities safety lead work or work at the largest institutions.

Work Activities

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:

  • Conducts Facility fire and safety inspections as required by Codes, Policies and Procedures.

Getting Information:

  • Schedules and coordinates required inspections by Fire Marshal or other Inspecting Authorities.

Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others:

  • Explains and interprets fire and safety codes/standards to staff and management.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems:

  • Determines and/or executes follow-up on recommendations for corrective actions for problems noted on inspection reports.

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:

  • Insures that facility fire/safety policies and procedures meet requirements and standards set by code and policy requirements.

Documenting/Recording Information:

  • Prepares and maintains data, records and reports on fire and safety as required by standards set by code, policies, and procedures.

Training and Teaching Others:

  • Conducts required fire and safety training for individuals and groups on an annual and as needed basis as specified by code, policy, and procedures.

Processing Information:

  • Compiles and organizes fire and safety inspection reports/records.

Scheduling Work and Activities:

  • Coordinates fire and safety compliance inspections with other staff, agencies, and facilities.

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings:

  • Reviews reports and inspections for recurring problems.

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information:

  • Performs studies for preparing estimates to determine the number and scope of needed contracted fire and risk-related services.

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards:

  • Examines construction and architectural blueprints to identify and locate fire and safety protection deficiencies and/or irregularities in building construction plans.

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:

  • Communicates with contractors and governmental entities at all levels regarding fire/safety plans, concerns, and activities as required by code, policy, and procedures.

Developing and Building Teams:

  • Encourages and builds cooperation and trust among team members through active leadership, visibility, and participation in facility activities and training.

Performing Administrative Activities:

  • May review, draft, and submit requisitions for building furnishings and other materials that may be subject to fire and safety regulations.

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others:

  • Consults with other departments and divisions regarding fire and safety regulations, rules, procedures, and activities as required by code, policy, and procedures.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates:

  • Maintains an open line of communications with supervisors and staff to promote a safe work environment.

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment:

  • May be required to maintain and repair fire and safety protection equipment as required by procedures, policy, and code.

Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others:

  • May coordinate the fire and safety-related activities of the work team.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:

  • Plans individual work schedules and time utilization in order to meet operational priorities and performance goals.

Interacting With Computers:

  • Uses a personal computer in the performance of their work.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:

  • Develops and maintains cooperative and constructive working relationships with all internal and external business partners.

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates:

  • May supervise subordinate staff and evaluate their performance as required by code, policy, and procedure.

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:

  • May be required to operate motorized vehicles in the performance of their duties.

Staffing Organizational Units:

  • May participate in the hiring process for safety-sensitive staff.

Competencies (KSA'S)


  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Quality

  • Functional/Technical Competencies

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Technical Learning

  • Informing

  • Comfort Around Higher Management

  • Written Communications

  • Ethics and Values

  • Integrity and Trust


  • Administration and Management

  • Mathematics

  • Customer and Personal Service

  • Public Safety and Security

  • Clerical

  • Education and Training

  • Building and Construction


  • Active Listening

  • Critical Thinking

  • Speaking

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Writing

  • Time Management

  • Judgment and Decision Making

  • Active Learning

  • Equipment Selection


  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Written Expression

  • Speech Clarity

  • Speech Recognition

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Sound Meters

  • Gas Detectors

  • Voltage Meters

  • Fire Hydrant Flow Meter

  • Hydrant Wrench

  • Light Meters

  • Air Samplers

  • Respirators

  • Liquid Leak Detectors

  • Computer

How to apply:

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