01 May
Safety Inspector
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , 17101 Harrisburg USA

Reference #: 4401379


NOTE: THIS IS A REPOSTING OF N-2024-76384 WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY OPEN FROM FEBRUARY 29, 2024 TO MARCH 14, 2024. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.Are you interested in keeping Pennsylvania buildings safe? The Department of General Services is looking for a dedicated Safety Inspector to complete our team. This position gives you the opportunity to work within many different disciplines and specialties including fire and sprinkler system maintenance. Work includes responding to life safety emergencies, handling environmental and hazardous materials situations, and interacting with many different agencies. Bring your skills to our department as you begin a challenging yet rewarding career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.DESCRIPTION OF WORKIn this role, you will be maintaining and inspecting all life safety equipment of the Department's managed and/or owned Buildings, by responding to any/all fire, safety, or environmental situations that occur. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Inspecting and maintaining all fire and sprinkler equipment

Attending and providing fire and safety training

Maintaining Right to Know information

Conducting building safety and air quality inspections

Supervising and participating in HAZMAT abatement projects

Researching all applicable laws, codes, and regulations as it pertains life safety matters

Responding to all life safety emergencies

Preparing a daily activity report of all activities and fire alarm deficiencies to Fire and Safety Supervisory staff

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in theposition description.Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment

Work hours are 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.

Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Successful completion of the Safety Inspector Trainee program; or

One year of experience inspecting commercial, industrial, healthcare or other buildings or structures, machines, apparatus, devices or equipment for compliance with applicable safety codes and regulations; or

An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Condition of Employment:

This position does require the possession of a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

Additional Requirements:

You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

Two years experience inspecting fire alarm and sprinkler systems

Two years experience of safety training or inspections

Post-Employment Requirements:

You will be required to obtain 40-Hour Hazwopper License within probationary period.

You will be required to obtain Asbestos Supervisor/Contractor License within probationary period.

You will be required to complete Permit Required Confined Space Entrant, Attendant and Supervisor Training within the probationary period.

How to Apply:

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

Failure to comply with the above application requi ements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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