The Joint Commission

  • Life Safety Code Surveyor

    Job Locations | US-Nationwide
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Surveyor/Field Representative
  • Overview

    Nationwide Search - Incumbent will work remotely anywhere in the United States

    Life Safety Code Surveyors review assigned functions in Environment of Care throughout the United States.

    Provides general evaluation services, education, and consultation consistent with applicable Joint Commission standards, policies, and protocols.

    Determines the degree of compliance with applicable standards, specifically NFPA101 Life Safety Code.


      • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Masters' degree in related field preferred.
      • College degree must be from accredited institutions of higher learning.
    2. Eight years of hospital experience in engineering or safety management (mechanical, electrical, civil, biomedical, safety officer, or occupational safety and health specialist), including at least five years in a management position. Knowledge of Joint Commission Environment of Care Standards (required) including Life Safety Code (NFPA101) and experience with a minimum of two Joint Commission accreditation surveys.
    3. Specialized knowledge of building systems, utility systems, and fire protection systems (smoke detection and sprinklers).
    4. Certification/Licensure/Registration:  Current certification/licensure/registration in a field related to plant, technology, and safety management (i.e., Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Healthcare Environmental Manager (HEM), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Professional Engineer (PE) or able to attain within one year of hire.
    5. Must be able to lift 25 lbs., climb stairs and ladders. 


    All positions require 100% nationwide (some international) travel. Please review the following employment statuses.


    *Candidates interested in part time positions must be available to work two weeks (.48 FTE) or three weeks (.7 FTE) per month, and must provide three or four weeks of availability for scheduling purposes. Full time is also available.  



    ***We are currently hiring for our next orientation class scheduled for April 11, 2019.


    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position. The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position. All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.   Nothing in this job description alters the at-will nature of employment at the Joint Commission.


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