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Job Title Facility Security, Life and Safety Coordinator
Posting Id 239
Department Environment and Infrastructure Services
Division Facility Design, Construction and Maintenance Services
Section Facility Maintenance and Repair 
Job Grade SEA40 Grade 05
Rate of Pay $74,449.00 - $87,568.00 Annual
Job Type Full Time
Employee Group SEA 
Replacement/New Position          Replacement
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 08/06/2019
Application Deadline 08/30/2019 
Position Summary

Reporting to the Facility Systems Coordinator, the Facility Security, Life and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and commissioning of security and fire protection systems at all City facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the Facility Operator to determine any root cause for false alarms
  • Contact Fire Protection vendor for replacement or repair if required
  • Accountable for all work orders received pertaining to security, fire protection, CCTV, emergency lighting, access control, and buildings locks and keys
  • Delegate to appropriate team members, and follow up to ensure completion
  • Control and maintain the master key inventory for all City facilities
  • Determine appropriate access required based on request
  • Distribute keys and fobs as directed (new and replacement)
  • Perform continuous checks of the Keyscan system to ensure it is working properly
  • May involve liaising with IT Services
  • Troubleshooting issues as they come up with any of the security or fire protection systems
  • Contact appropriate contractors if necessary
  • May require attendance at the site to direct the contractor regarding the scope of work to be done
  • Assist with the technical planning of the project
  • Once the project commences, responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of the project from start to finish
  • Provide assistance to other Capital Project Coordinators as required
Education and Experience
  • 3 year Diploma in Engineering Technology with a focus on Electronics, Electrical, or Fire Protection
  • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) Designation and Canadian Fire Alarm Technician (CFAA) are assets
  • 4 years related experience
  • Prior experience in fire protection industry is an asset
Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Knowledge of fire alarm systems, sprinkler and fire suppression systems, and emergency generators
  • Experience working with low voltage control systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Access)
  • Knowledge of CAN/ULC fire codes and standards
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Must be willing and able to transport yourself to City work sites as required (mileage compensated)
  • Occasional requirement to lift up to 30lbs
  • Rotating on-call for after-hours emergencies
  • Occasional exposure to heat, cold and noise in mechanical or boiler rooms
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service


Leadership Competencies
  • Demonstrates personal leadership
  • Builds people and culture
  • Cultivates open communication
  • Shapes the future
  • Navigates and leads through complexity and change


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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