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Senior Manager, Fire & Life Safety


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio’s iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount’s film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures’ passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.


Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Overviews and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for ensuring that Paramount Pictures is in compliance with safety requirements, including; Cal/OSHA life safety requirements, California Fire Code and Los Angeles City Fire Department regulatory codes.


  • Develop and conduct fire protection and life safety inspections of all applicable occupancies, fire protection systems, and appliances
  • Interpret, advise and implement governmental rules, regulations, ordinances and codes
  • Act as a liaison between governmental agencies and the Studio, as required
  • Responsible for coordinating and or conducting in Regulation 4 annual inspections/testing
  • Identify, keep watch on, and resolve fire life safety issues at Paramount properties
  • Identify for viability and applicability fire safety programs and systems standard methodologies
  • Propose corrective action plans for superseded or inefficient programs or systems
  • Conduct property-wide monthly fire extinguisher inspections and maintain fire extinguisher inventory
  • Build and deliver monthly fire programs and systems inspection and remediation summaries to management
  • Plan, develop and coordinate the Paramount Floor Warden Program and the Paramount Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program.
  • Plan and develop education deliverables and coordinate semi-annual Floor Warden training
  • Expand and track department metrics
  • Continuously assess the Fire Department’s Standard Operating Procedures, Fire Systems, Fire Extinguisher Program, Floor Warden Program, CERT, and the Regulation 4 Program for the best execution and industry requirements.
  • Perform accident investigations
  • Be a contributing participant of Paramount’s Blood-borne Pathogens team and the HAZWOPER team as necessary
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with back-lot, facility, and security departments as well as third party production company personnel
  • Participate in strenuous physical activities including, but not limited to, various climbing assignments and working at heights
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by senior management


Basic qualifications

  • Fire Protection Engineering Association (FPEA) Certification
  • Minimum 5 years emergency management, fire or environmental, health and safety experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science, or Environmental, Health & Safety or other related field
  • Knowledge of NFPA fire protection standards


Additional Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Emergency Planning Practices.
  • Strong understanding of suppression systems and fire detection.
  • Strong understanding of automated fire detection and signaling systems.
  • Strong computer skills required (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and achieve results.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Planning, organizing, and leadership skills.
  • Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently
  • A team-oriented individual who is able to use collaboration to achieve the best result!






Hiring Salary Range: $90,000 - $120,000. The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles