fire life safety officer resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
I am an accomplished Fire/Life Safety Officer who has excellent leadership skills. I am driven to have a successful team, dedicated to continuous process improvement. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in addressing and resolving problems.
  • Analytical thinker
  • Accomplished leader
  • Supervisory training
  • Savvy negotiator
  • Project management authority
  • knowledge of Local, State and Federal Codes for Fire and Life Safety
Work History
Fire/Life Safety Officer , 07/2013 to Current
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As a fire safety officer my role and responsibilities are as follows:

·   Prevention: Fire prevention is a key component in the Fire Safety program. Prevention starts in the building stages of a healthcare facility.

·         Establish and maintain fire safety programs

·         Consistently comply with and enforce applicable laws and regulations and ensure facility adheres to Local, State and Federal Regulations

·         Strategically plan methods to achieve operational goals and targets

·         Collaborate routinely with department directors, managers and supervisors to correct problems, and improve safety and compliance.

·         Create/review/revise and manage policies and procedures

·         Assist with the operation of the Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) program in coordination with Safety, Construction, and Infection Control personnel to prevent contamination of our buildings and harmful exposure to employees and patients during construction and renovation projects

·         Inspect construction sites for safety and compliance

·         Respond to incidents related to the Physical Environment and investigate safety issues as needed

·         Provide support and oversight for internal processes to comply with standards requiring  fire drills, fire alarm system testing, life safety inspections, and disaster exercises 

·         Work with Risk Management to notify CDPH of safety issues

·         Provide consultation to Directors and Managers who need guidance in safety practices

·         Participate in Environment of Care meetings

·   Education: Provide ongoing education and training for all staff. From hands-on fire extinguisher training to Safety Alerts.

·         Educate staff on state and federal statutes, rules and regulations

·         Interpret and communicate new or revised policies to staff

·         Encourage creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the Safety team to improve morale and teamwork

·         Provide innovative training and education for all CRMC staff.

·         Serve as a consultant for disaster management

·   Inspections: Provides facility inspections to look for hazards in the workplace as well as how to prevent potential hazards.

·         Investigate, provide and submit information to Risk Department about special incidents, events and complaints.

·         Participate in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized governmental agencies and follow-up with corrective action plans for any deficiencies.

·         Initiate audit process to evaluate thoroughness of documentation and maintenance of facility standards.

·         Managed the ILSM process.

·         Participate in Haz Tours, including inspecting areas and educating staff.

·         Participate in Safe Starts with Risk Management to ensure a safe, working environment for new spaces.

·         Manage the Fresno Fire SIP program for each of our business occupancies

·         Conduct Risk assessments.


·         Achievements:

  • Guided the planning and achievement of goals and policy changes to create a safer environment in our facilities.
  • Piloted, designed and implemented training programs and initiatives which contributed to a 60% increase in productivity
  • Achieved high staff morale and retention through effective communication, prompt problem resolution, proactive supervisory practices and facilitating a proactive work environment.
  • Trained, educated and coached on average of 150 Code Red Responders per year.
  • Currently, in the process of creating an Evacuation response team that will include support staff such as Lab, EVS, Traction and Patient Transport.
  • Created an Emergency Med-Gas Response policy. Currently working with Corporate to implement training.


Project Manager, 2005 to 11/2012
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  • Oversaw all staff within department which included: Executive assistant, Engineers, apprentice and journeymen
  • Worked with construction administration consultants to plan field observations on schedule
  • Trained and promoted continued education for all staff
  • Conducted weekly production and operations contractor meetings, which facilitated stronger communication and the ability to resolve critical issues which helped the project to stay on schedule
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for all general contractor personnel
  • Scheduled all staff and material delivery
  • Coordinated utility service providers according to project schedules


  • Digitally archived weekly progress and technical “Knowledge Base” photographs of all assigned projects
  • Reported to the President and CEO on a weekly basis
  • Prepared and followed through on all required punch lists
  • Oversaw the Fire Protection installation process, while enhancing communication between us and construction management in the other trades
  • Provided safety kits to all construction personnel, which complied with safety protocols for the job site
  • Determined the project schedule, which included the sequence of all construction activities
  • Prepared regular interval progress reports
  • Conducted routine quality audits to ensure that work was progressing per the specifications and initiated corrective actions
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction
  • Engineered fire sprinkler systems in AutoCAD and/ or hand drawing.
  • Reviewed plans and specs during the schematic design of pre-construction
  • Obtained building permits from local jurisdictional agencies
Associate of Science: Fire Science , Expected in Current
Fresno City College - 1101 E University, Fresno, CA 93741
  • Central Valley Fire Prevention Officers Association
  • Northern Valley Prevention Officers Association
  • International Code Council
  • National Fire Protection Association

California Healthcare Safety Professional

Certified Hyperbaric Safety Officer by the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

California State Fire Marshall Prevention Officer 1

California State Fire Marshall Fire Investigator 1

International Code and building inspector

Certified Fire Sprinkler installer by  Blaze Master systems

CPR and First Aid

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School Attended

  • Fresno City College

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  • Fire/Life Safety Officer
  • Project Manager


  • Associate of Science

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