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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • HISTORY With the vision of a safer Kenya and the experience of the police force, former Police Inspector Kishori Lal Sahni started a small investigations company in 1970 which has now grown to be one of the most respected brands in the security industry in the East African Region. Securex has grown from strength to strength in the past forty four years t...
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    Fire Marshal

    Fire Marshal to perform fire and arson investigations, fire inspections, and make sure that the buildings follow relevant fire codes in case of an emergency.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performing scheduled walk through inspections and/or testing of all client owned/leased facilities by interpreting and applying the subject matter of International and National Fire and Sprinkler Codes (where applicable), while also enforcing Bank standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Making notation of any items, practices, or features that would adversely affect staff from a fire/safety/security standpoint. Actively documents and immediately reports these items, practices or features.
    • Witnessing, documenting, and participating in Fire and Life Safety systems testing for new/existing systems and testing of repaired or upgraded systems to ensure that they function to meet the design specification and are code compliant/meet Bank standards.
    • Assisting in the investigations of safety and fire incidents and prepare reports on same.
    • Preparing and submit reports on results of the various inspections and tests, as required.
    • Assisting the Senior Fire Marshall with review and provides comments on blueprints and construction plans that affect the protective systems in all client-owned, leased, or retrofitted space on current, upgraded, or redesigned fire safety systems.
    • Assisting with coordination and escort for visits/inspections of the Clients Insurance Underwriters.
    • Assisting the Contract Manager in coordinating/executing Emergency Evacuation/Shelter-In-Place as outlined in the office’s Emergency & Fire Safety Plan.

    Assisting the Contract Manager in the management of the Office Emergency Warden and Special Care Programs.

    • Assisting the Contract Manager with training on use/functionality of the various security technology and fire life safety systems deployed within the Office. Assists in the training, awareness, and education of staff/contractors of the roles & responsibilities of the emergency warden, as outlined in the Bank’s Emergency & Fire Safety Plan.
    • Ensuring that all information recorded on all checklists and journals are entered neatly, correctly and complete prior to submitting reports.
    • Responsible for knowing/understanding/executing policies and procedures outlined by the Bank and where outlined by handbooks and executive memos
    • Responsible for submitting & maintaining clear, concise, and accurate reports of inspections, testing results, deficiencies observed/corrected, and maintains an up to date inventory of devices and systems deployed within the Bank environment
    • Performing such other duties as required by the Corporate Security Specialist.

    Minimum Requirements and Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree in a fire protection or Post-secondary education in technology or any other relevant course.
    • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) and open source databases
    • Familiarity with modern mobile technologies and standard computer software applications.
    • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience in working with fire/sprinkler/safety systems.
    • Effective organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Have an English capability at S4 for speaking and S3 for reading as outlined in Section 21 of the SOW.
    • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and analyze problems; identify problems and provide clear concise solutions.
    • Be self-motivated and possess a strong initiative and willingness to learn along with follow through discipline
    • Ability to routinely walk the entirety of the clients’ high-rise office building in order to inspect all spaces.

    Closing:15th February, 2023

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their comprehensive CV with photograph and academic credentials and to indicating on the email subject the position they are applying for . Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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