Fire Inspector and Occupational Safety Technician
Georgetown University

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Fire Inspector and Occupational Safety Technician

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Job Overview

The Fire Inspector and Occupational Safety Technician implements and provides guidance to Georgetown University Fire and life safety programs and occupational safety programs. This includes but is not limited to: Fire/ life safety building inspections, fire extinguisher inspections and tracking, issuing fire/ life safety violations, conducting fire safety training, conducting hot work inspections and tracking, conducting fire drills, assist in conducting incident and accident investigations, reviewing confined spaces, lockout tagout programs and other OSHA related regulatory programs.

This position is an after-hours emergency responder for fire investigations and/or occupational safety incidents

Work Interactions and Work Mode Designation

This position works under the direction of the University Fire Marshal / Occupational Safety Manager. Works closely with other departments such as Engineering and Facilities Management. This position will regularly interact with faculty and staff to provide customer service and guidance for fire and occupational safety related requirements.

This position has been designated as On-Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website:

Requirements and Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization
  • 1-3 years of relevant professional experience
  • Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience in fire safety, investigation and inspection
  • Knowledge of OSHA programs such as hot work, logout/tagout, confined space, working walking surfaces etc.
  • Ability to use environmental monitoring equipment and office computers and software (including database software, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • NFPA 1031 fire inspector
  • NAFI Fire Investigator
  • Experience with EHSA database technology or similar
  • Experience with EH&S in higher education

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

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