Fire Safety Officer

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  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Courtney Tucker

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Morson International are currently seeking a Fire Safety Office for one of our Military & Defence Client based in Winfrith, Dorset. This is a contract position for initially 6 months with the possibility of extension.

This role is required to work closely with the head of Infrastructure, EHD Manager and Facilities Manager. To implement a process of fire safety continual improvement and act as a fire safety Appointed Competent. This will be on site 2-3 days per week and the rest will be remote working from home.


  • Acting as the appointed competent person for the fire safety
  • Reviewing and developing fire safety policies and procedures
  • Ensuring best practice and legal compliance
  • Implementing actions from external fire risk assessments
  • Point of contact for external fire risk assessors, fire alarm and extinguisher contractors and fire and Rescue Service
  • Reporting updates and progress

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of application of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and DCLG guidance
  • Knowledge and understanding of application of Approved Document B and relevant British Standards
  • Knowledge and experience of fire safety practice and principles


  • Recognized fire risk assessment qualification (NEBOSH, Institute of Fire Engineers, CS Todd or equivalent)
  • Managing Fire Safety (Responsible Person) training (this can be combined in the above on 4.5 day and upward courses)

If this is a position that you would like to be considered for, please apply now or contact Courtney for more information.