Roles and responsibilities
A Chief Warden is responsible for the management and direction of emergency procedures in a particular building(s) on campus. This includes:
- development of evacuation plans in consultation with their Divisional Workplace Health and Safety Officer,
- coordinating building evacuations, and
- checking the availability of emergency equipment specific to the area.
Each Chief Warden heads a team of wardens which is trained and equipped to assist in building evacuation and other emergency activities.
Chief Warden Incentive Payment
To acknowledge both the importance of the Chief Warden role and the effort required to fulfil the associated responsibilities, Chief Wardens who successfully complete their role are eligible for an annual Chief Warden Incentive Payment. The Chief Warden Incentive Payment Guidelines detail the application of incentive payments.
University Chief Wardens