Senior Fire Safety Engineer - Building Safety Unit (003532)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 9, 2023
Technology, Engineering Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:


Hours per fortnight

73.5 - please talk to the listed contact about flexible options and how this might work for you.


Provide high level expert, contemporary advice and guidance to TFS staff and external stakeholders on a range of matters including application information, fire engineering and technical matters, legislation, codes, standards and risk management principles in the Built Environment, as well as professional fire engineering support and advice to staff delivering on-ground services and outcomes on behalf of the Chief Officer.

Essential Requirements

• A degree in Engineering (or acceptance by Engineers Australia as the relevant professional body as having equivalent qualifications).
• Licensed or are eligible to become licensed as a Fire Engineer through Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS), Tasmania.

Pre-Employment Checks

The Head of the State Service has determined that a person nominated for appointment to this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. Any relevant serious criminal offence or repeated serious offences over any period, which are not mitigated by additional information, may provide grounds for declining an application for appointment. Such offences would include, but are not limited to:

Desirable Requirements

• Two or more years’ experience working in a fire engineering/safety related environment
• Current driver’s licence.

Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

003532 - SoD - Senior Fire Safety Engineer - Prof Band 3.docx

003532 - SoD - Senior Fire Safety Engineer - Prof Band 3.pdf

Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.DOCX

Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.pdf

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a 1-2 page statement outlining their suitability for the role.

Online applications will only be accepted, please click the blue Apply now button to apply. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact (03) 6173 2955.

Further Information

For further information on this position, please contact Andrew McGuinness, Manager Building Safety Unit on 0488 678 796.