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System Manager, Life and Fire Safety

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Hartford HealthCare Corp.


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: some off shifts and coverage may be required

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization.

With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.

Position Summary:
Responsible for the standardization of life and fire safety program across the HHC system. Provides and coordinates risk assessments and acts a technical resource for life and fire safety programs. Will review and provide life and fire safety metrics for each HHC entity to ensure proper program focus and development. Provides direct support as required for HHC affiliates in the creation and operation of EOC/Safety Committees. Provides consultation on life and fire safety matters and assists in the development and implementation of life and fire safety training courses. Develops and writes policies and procedures as required. Performs other duties as assigned by System Director of EOC and Regulatory Compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates facility life and fire safety risk assessments, EOC management plans, policies and protocols, key performance indicators and annual reviews for all HHC entities.

  • Coordinates all inspections by city, state and federal regulatory agencies and insurance companies related to the safety of the physical plant.

  • Conducts risk assessments for life and fire safety hazards and takes corrective actions to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.

  • Acts as a consultant and resource to manage and standardize policies and procedures for all Hartford Healthcare affiliates in matters related to life and fire safety.

  • Provides training and in-services to department leaders, EOC Team members, staff, other HHC entity compliance or other identified local level subject matter experts to ensure life and fire safety compliance.

  • Responsible for all Joint Commission regulatory requirements related to life safety and fire safety for HHC entities while working with local identified experts to maintain compliance.

  • Works effectively as a team member with all departments to provide quality service through communication, cooperation and collaboration.

  • Responsible for the supervision and performance evaluations of Fire Safety Officers.

  • Responds to and coordinates Life Safety Response when a facility activates its emergency management plans.


  • 5-10 years fire safety experience required
  • 5-10 healthcare experience required
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist required
  • State Fire Marshal Certification required
  • Hazardous Material Operations certification required
We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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