Fire Protection Technician

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Date Posted: 06-08-2013

Our mission:

To materially improve the delivery of healthcare in the world.

We are lucky to have extraordinarily talented people working in our firm. We're able to attract such great talent because of our unifying mission and the emphasis we place on creating an environment that is enriching, challenging, supportive and flush with opportunity. There is no line of distinction between our internal culture and the external working relationships with our clients. It's why we consistently work with some of the greatest minds in healthcare.

This position will work within the goals and objectives set forth by the Management staff. The position will assist the Fire Planning & Training Specialist with providing training. This will consist of setting up courses, arranging for instructors, and teaching courses in various locations. The position will also be responsible for maintaining the fire vehicles, assisting in the management of the fire cache, recommending/ordering equipment, training materials.

Minimum Qualifications:
Related degree/training/experience in Fire Science, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Science, Land-Use or Land Management Planning, or related field
Demonstrated ability to consistently implement identified action items
Demonstrated ability to interact and collaborate with diverse groups and projects at multiple levels
Self-starter with the ability to follow through initiatives and projects to completion
Experience with leading personnel in normal duties including work schedules and reporting of time and travel
Experience leading an engine crew on both initial attack and large fire assignments
Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Ability to:

Communicate effectively verbally, and in writing, including public speaking
Educate, and promote new ideas and concepts to others
Develop and apply a fire hazard assessment system to a project, property or jurisdictional area and select effective mitigation strategies
Interpret policies, procedures, codes and standards
Understand roles and responsibilities of stakeholders
Facilitate meetings, prepare presentations, and motivate partners

2. Computer experience, including word processing (MS Word), database management (MS Excel or Access), MS PowerPoint

Along with our mission, we are guided by a simple set of core values that dictate our actions both as individuals and collectively as a firm:

Create meaningful and exceptional results through thought leadership and unrivaled rigor.

Display the utmost care and respect in all that we do with clients and each other.

Appreciate always that we are privileged to be engaged by those we serve.

Act with passion and commitment to go the extra mile for our clients and each other.

Maintain integrity, honesty and ethics as the touchstones that guide all our actions.

Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to individual, client, Firm and community enrichment.

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