Technical Support Admin

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Fire Prevention Officer will be responsible to implement and monitor activities related to the fire prevention program. Duties may include conducting fire investigations; safety inspections; monitoring/reviewing new buildings/renovation projects; hot work permit procedures; fire protection equipment shutdown permits; providing training to members of the University community; writing of promotional/safety regulations material; supporting the creation of fire safety plans; addressing inquiries from the University community; and liaising with provincial, federal and municipal agencies and McGill units.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote and maintain a safe and healthy environment for students, staff and visitors to campus facilities, in conformity with applicable laws, regulations and codes; and develop and implement programs and standards for the protection, safety and security of University property and in all University activities.

  • Deliver or support the delivery of security, fire prevention and environmental/ occupational health services to a faculty/department/unit in situations where there are a variety of practices and precedents.

  • Troubleshoot, assess and resolve problems using specialized skills and technical knowledge.

  • Provide advice to unit members on problem resolution. When appropriate, inform supervisor.

  • Develop and implement procedures and/or controls to enhance the operation of the unit and provide administrative direction regarding the unit's goals and objectives.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of new initiatives that support the strategic direction of the department/unit by keeping abreast of new developments and trends in the field of security, fire prevention and environmental/occupational health and safety.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

Must be flexible to travel to the downtown campus.Certificat de Technologie en prevention des incendies (T.P.1.) ou Certificat avance de technologie en prevention des incendies (T.A.P.1.). Keeps current on National Fire Prevention Association Codes and Regulations. Client-focused, with a demonstrated ability to build constructive and effective relationships with internal employees, government agencies and municipalities. Prior experience reviewing construction projects considered an asset. Composed under pressure and able to take on a leadership role in a fire related situation. Ability to cope effectively with change. Proven planning, organizational and priority-setting skills, and ability to implement multiple projects within tightly prescribed timetables. Ability to work in a PC environment, using MS Office and client server database software. English and French, spoken and written.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree 3 Years Related Experience with Bachelor’s Degree / DEC III 5 Years Related Experience with DEC III

Annual Salary:

(MPEX Grade 04) $56,370.00 - $84,550.00

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)


Operations Manager

Position End Date (If applicable):

Deadline to Apply:


McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, or 514-398-3711.

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