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11Jul, 2019

Oliver Around the Community

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Last week, Oliver’s very own Allison Calder helped to plan NAWIC’s 10th annual MyWIC (Mentoring Young Women In Construction) Camp. MyWIC Camp is a free six day camp for 7th-12th grade girls to introduce them to potential careers in construction. This was Allison’s third year being involved with the planning and this year, the campers visited Carpenters, Finishing Trades, Insulators, Electricians, Laborers, and the Sprinkler Fitters! One morning at Sprinkler Fitters 692. The shop was broken up into different stations and an apprentice was supervising each station. The girls got […]
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17May, 2019

Oliver receives distinction with Family Owned Business Awards

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Yesterday Oliver Fire Protection and Security received the 2019 Family Owned Business Award. There were over 100 nominees with only 40 companies chosen. Oliver received the award in the Large Family Business category. Bill and Dick Oliver attended the ceremony at the Ballroom at the Ben in Philadelphia where Bill Oliver received the award on behalf of the Oliver family.
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13May, 2019

Oliver FPS Named Large Family Owned Business Award Winner

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Oliver Fire Protection & Security is proud to announce that we have been named one of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Large Family Owned Business Award Winners for 2019! The family owned business awards program spotlights family owned businesses who continue to grow and evolve in an ever changing economy, while managing to stay true to their roots. The Philadelphia Inquirer called for nominations from Inquirer readers and an external panel of experts reviewed and selected the 2019 winners. The nominees were selected on their business success and accomplishments and their civic/community service. […]
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30Apr, 2019

Press Release: Oliver FP acquires Hampton Security Services, Inc. !

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April 30, 2019 Oliver Fire Protection & Security is pleased to announce the purchase of James Monaghan dba Hampton Security Services, Inc. The deal closed April 30, 2019 and includes several hundred commercial and residential monitoring accounts located throughout Southeast Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. “This is a wonderful story of a retired Veteran, James Monaghan, who built Hampton Security into a great regional alarm company. Oliver was able to purchase the accounts from Hampton, allowing James to retire”, per Stephen Oliver, Owner and Executive Vice President of Oliver Fire […]
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23Apr, 2019

Join the Oliver Team!

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Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well distinguished history of a fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are growing and we want you to join us today! Follow the link below to apply to the positions we have available on Indeed.com. System Sales Representative Fire Alarm Designer Integrated Security Sales […]
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17Apr, 2019

Philadelphia Landmark Christ Church Protected to prevent inferno like Notre Dame Cathedral

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Monday night the world watched as a fire destroyed the steeple and roof structure of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.  The iconic spire of the church was destroyed, as well as much of the Oak roof structure.  At this point it is thought that the fire may have been started as part of renovations that were taking place.  Scaffolding around the structure can be seen in the videos and photos.  The question that is being asked by many, is “Why wouldn’t such a landmark be protected with a […]
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9Apr, 2019

Inspections Division Opportunities!

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Oliver is seeking qualified candidates to fill our Inspections Manager and Inspections & Services Sales Manager positions. Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well distinguished history of a fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. Inspections Manager: This is a high-impact, high-visibility role reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations. As […]
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28Dec, 2018

Administrative Assistant Opportunity!

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The Alarm & Security Department of Oliver Fire Protection & Security is seeking an experienced administrative professional to provide support to the Sales & Operations teams. Position Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Support and assist the Sales Manager and Sales Team as needed throughout all stages of the sales process as it relates to the marketing, promotion, and sales of project solutions involving fire alarm, security, access control, CCTV, sound & communications, master clock, other electrical and electronic systems and products, and associated Maintenance, Service, and Monitoring Agreements […]
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24Oct, 2018

Seeking Experienced Fire Alarm Inspector

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Fire Alarm System Inspector – Inspections Department Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family-owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection and Security has a well distinguished history of providing fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our Inspections Division is currently seeking a Fire Alarm System Inspector. Primary Objectives of Position: Test and inspect fire alarm systems with existing and new customer base  Maintain […]
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