Fire Safety Officer Job Description – Fire Safety Officer
This job requires the day to day fire safety management of the Football Stadium, comprising of 2 substantial sized Hotels, 2 private apartment blocks, Health Club, Private Music Venue, Cobham Training Ground and Kingsmeadow Stadium. The Club Fire Safety Officer is tasked with managing the fire safety management system, and responsible for:
Support the Head of Health and Safety on a non-match day basis, ensuring compliance with current legislation and maintaining Fire Safety across the business.
Develop, deliver and co-ordinate fire training, Fire Marshal Training and Pyrotechnic Training for Match Day Fire Stewards, this may include involvement in Steward Training.
Specialist advice and updates on pyrotechnics and procedures on how to deal with them.
Review and ensure delivery of Club's Fire Safety Policy, to ensure consistency across the Match Day and Non-Match Day operations.
Carry out fire risk assessments and complete an action plan to ensure remedial works are complete.
Conduct and review fire strategy reports for each site.
Conduct audits and inspections.
Compile reports and subsequent action plans from the inspections, identifying areas that need to be addressed and proposing recommendations. Follow up to ensure follow up actions have been completed.
Monitor on-going works and projects, ensuring that work is always in line with the most recent legislation and standards.
Investigate fires, fire alarms and false alarms, provide recommendations to reduce the risk of fire and to reduce the number of false alarms.
Conduct 6 monthly fire drills across the business.
Review weekly fire alarm test and follow up any issues raised.
Review all fire procedures within each building and department across the business.
Monitor and follow up points raised in the Fire Alarm Shift Report and Security patrol logs.
Liaise with the fire alarm contractor and review their servicing records and log book.
Assist with Fire Brigade familiarisation visits and liaising with external enforcing authorities.
Fire safety advice for adhoc commercial events.
Review capacity calculations for Match Day Hospitality and Non-Match Day events.
The development, implantation and review of the organisations fire emergency action plan as part of the 'Crisis Management'.
Ensuring an appropriate level of management is always available by establishment of Fire Response Teams for all Chelsea sites and premises.
Support the Match Day Safety Officer, ensuring compliance with current legislation and maintaining Fire Safety across the business.
Review and update the Match Day Fire Risk Management Plan.
Ensure training is carried out by the fire team including familiarisation of the site.
Implement Safety Operating Procedures and risk assessments for the fire teams work.
Raise and report all issues to Facilties found on a match day.
Conduct evacuation drills to ensure compliance.
Liaise with the The Head of Match Day Safety and Head of Security throughout and highlight any issues presented pre, during and after an event.
NEBOSH Fire and or equipment fire safety management qualifications
Fire safety experience min 3 years
Fire safety experience within residential premises
Knowledge and experience within stadia
European Fire Prevention Diploma
The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Chelsea Football Club policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company's premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Safeguarding Lead. Chelsea Football Club and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. As a consequence, Chelsea FC may require any successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to working at our premises. Successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening appropriate to the post applied for. The Employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers.
The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club. 006583