Fire Safety Technician

Fire Safety Technician

The Butlin’s Health & Safety department within Minehead are currently looking to hire a Fire Officer on a fixed term contract.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the Health and safety department.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Ensure that all fire and safety equipment within the company is in working order and monitored on a regular basis
  • Compile reports on any faults relating to the fire alarm system
  • Weekly testing of the fire alarms and visual inspections of the fire extinguishers in all venues
  • Conduct regular fire safety checks of the venues/accommodation units and complete monthly reports
  • Enforce safety codes and regulations within the business ensuring the best practice is shared with the team
  • Carry out training where needed to enlighten team on general fire safety/panel testing
  • Address and investigate any violations of safety codes within the business which breach fire safety
  • Work in conjunction with external contractors to ensure the resort complies with fire regulations
  • Liaising with the Fire Brigade and Authorities involved in fire safety
  • Advising on new build fire safety requirements and supporting with any projects regarding new builds/modifications to buildings
  • Preparing annual reports on issues relating to fire safety
  • Monitoring and mitigation of unwanted fire alarm activations
  • Advising on fire issues relating to building structure and fabric, services, alterations and maintenance
  • Ensuring any points raised on the fire risk assessment are resolved
  • Ensuring that each venue/department has a minimum of one fire drill per year

The successful applicant will require:

  • A good standard of IT literacy, attention to detail, communication and negotiation skills, ability to work as a team player and make decisions acting on your own initiative
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads and manage projects
  • Have the ability and flexibility to work under instruction on any health and safety projects which will include weekend work
    attention to detail and the ability to complete paperwork, organise and prioritise a demanding workload and work well under pressure
  • Always behave professionally, holding the integrity of the department at the forefront of your mind when dealing with confidential or sensitive information
  • Be self-motivated with a pro-active, problem solving approach to your work


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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £ Competitive
  • Job Category
    Security / Safety
Job Location