Allied Universal

(DOD) Cleared Fire Prevention Officer

Job Locations US-CA-Palmdale | US-CA-Lancaster | US-CA-Santa Clarita
Category (Portal Searching)
Security Officer Level
Workdays Available
Monday - Friday, Saturday - Sunday
Shifts Available
Afternoon, Evening, Morning, Overnight


At Allied Universal® our Security Professionals assist clients, and the public at large, by providing essential jobs that keep our communities safe and secure.  During this time, we need your help more than ever.  We have immediate employment opportunities.  Allied Universal also employs an interview process you can complete from the comfort of your home through our online application and video interviewing technology.  We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees and invite you to apply to join the team.

Job Description

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Fire Prevention Officer - Department of Defense (DoD).  The Fire Prevention Officer will be responsible for the protection of and access to highly classified and sensitive equipment, technology and information. Rigorous adherence and understanding of security protocols is mandatory, as is a US Government security clearance. The Fire Prevention Officer candidates for this position will undergo an extensive vetting process by Allied Universal, the client and the US Government (DoD). This mandatory process is lengthy and thorough.


Respond to: All emergency fire and security alarms, medical emergencies, haz mat incidents, and requests for service.


Fire operations: Building inspections, fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance, inspection and testing fire systems, approve welding operations (hot work permits), fire hydrant testing, PA system testing, Fire engine operations, minor vehicle maintenance, water leaks.


Basic Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect Weekly - public areas, hallways, stairwells, assembly areas, meeting rooms, cafeterias, coffee shops and kitchens, industrial areas, garage and health facility.
  • Inspect Quarterly - All offices and work areas.
  • Inspect Daily - All graphic annunciator panels & network fire alarm systems, stairwell exits and follows the techniques as prescribed in post orders.
  • Assist the Site Focal with emergency training for “floor wardens”.
  • Participate in Fire and Life Safety systems testing, to include month end testing,
    scheduled weekly and daily testing, acceptance testing, for new systems and
    testing of repaired or upgraded systems to ensure that they function to meet the
    design specification and are code compliant.
  • Assist in investigations of safety and fire incidents and prepare USIR reports after each incident.
  • Assist in Fire and Life Safety training for new security officers.
  • Prepare and submit reports on results of the various inspections and tests as
  • Assist in coordinating and conducting Emergency Evacuation/Shelter-In-Place Emergency & Fire Safety Plan.


Fire Prevention Officer

  • Duties include fire and property loss prevention services in each of the below areas:

o Medical Emergencies

o Electrical ignition fires

o Suspicious fires

o Hazardous process fires

o Hot Work causation fires

o Flammable liquid fires

o Smoking related fires

o Housekeeping related

o Building plan checks

o Hot work permits

o Fire prevention inspections

o Fire watch duties

o Employee education

o Fire equipment testing

o Fire system inspections, testing and maintenance

  • Must be a Fire Academy Graduate, a Fire Fighter 1 certificate, two year college degree [AA/AS]

in Fire Technology, 60 college units with 15-30 units being in Fire Prevention studies or have

equivalent experience.

  • Have and maintain a current Emergency Medical Technician I national certification.



Items to be inspected by the Fire Protection Specialist


Basic Qualifications:



  • Wildland certifications: s-110, s-130, s-190
  • Experience in working with Fire Life Safety and Security Monitoring Systems
  • Hazardous Materials certifications: First Responder Operations (FRO) within a year / Hazwoper
  • Operational certification
  • EMT
  • CPR (Health Care Provider)
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Guard Card
  • Bloodborn Pathogens
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to conceptualize and analyze problems; identify problems and provide clear concise solutions
  • Be self-motivated and possess a strong initiative and follow through ability.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment as well as working independently
  • Must be a team player and responsive to the needs of the other team members of the Security Management Team and the operational needs, goals and objectives of GSDCS
  • Be competent in the use of all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Key Competencies:   Integrity, Problem Solving, Conflict Management, Time Management, Customer Focus, Timely Decision Making, Drive for Results, Building Effective and Performing Teams, Learning on the Fly.




This is a highly visible and trusted position for which ONLY qualified candidates will be considered. If you qualify based on the above requirements, please complete the position application.



Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:


We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.


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