Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

Deputy Fire Safety Director

Category
Other
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
One Pierrepont Plaza
Brooklyn
NY
Requisition ID
2017-2615

Overview

Forest City Realty Trust Inc, is a NYSE-listed national real estate company engaged in commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Forest City Associates are committed to creating superior communities where people LIVE, WORK, SHOP and STAY!

 

We are hiring for a Deputy Fire Safety Director to be based out NYC. At Forest City, we are thoughtful in social responsibility and pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive and dynamic workplace that provides opportunities for continuous growth!

 

The Deputy Fire Safety/EAP Director reports to the Fire Safety/EAP Director and must be capable of performing the duties of the Fire Safety/EAP director in his /her absence. The responsibility involves all aspect of life safety. The Deputy Fire Safety/EAP Director while on duty will represent Forest City with the utmost professional and business-like manner at all times.

Responsibilities

  • Operating and maintenance of the Fire Alarm System and all related equipment; maintaining the general condition of the Fire Command Center. Generating, filing and distributing accurate incident reports and investigating all incidents. Preparing and submitting detailed incident reports to the Life Safety/Security.
  • Reviewing all daily log entries regarding fire prevention and maintaining Fire Department Log books as specified by Local Law No.5 & 26; to ensure that proper procedures are being followed.
  • Capable of training all Fire Wardens, Deputy Fire Wardens, Searchers, and Building Fire Brigade; manage the Fire Wardens/Deputy Wardens sign-in logs and Organization Charts; schedule and conduct all building Fire/EAP drills; direct evacuation procedures.
  • Conduct monthly communication testing of the Fire Alarm System with central station; conduct semi-annual testing of the Fire Alarm System signaling and initiating devices per code; conduct daily inspection of the building for fire prevention and protection; conduct all inspections and testing whether per NYC code or company policy.
  • Follows all posted orders as assigned. Monitoring computerized Access Control, CCTV Systems and responding to intrusion and Hold-Up (panic) alarms. Monitoring and responding to the Building Intercom System. Remain aware and alert at all times to potential security breaches.
  • Must be available afternoons, nights & overnights (Sunday – Saturday). Works daily assigned shift (40hrs per week).
  • Provide pertinent information to the Fire Department during emergencies and routine visits/inspections maintenance of all Fire Extinguishers systems; conduct the monthly Elevator Recall Phase I and Firemen Service Phase II.
  • Enforcement of all security and life safety policies, rules and procedures, which are set forth by Building Management & Tenant. Processing and accessing tenants and visitors into the building daily, this includes validating of ID cards and recording the information on sign-in sheets and issuing building passes. 

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent is required. 
  • In addition Security Guard License and FDNY Cert. F-58, F-57, S-95 is required
  • In addition to the education outlined above, at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in related field is required

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Religion/Sex/Protected Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Marital Status/Pregnancy/Age/National Origin/Genetic Information

 

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