Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

  • Deputy Fire Safety Director

    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Address
    One Pierrepont Plaza
    Job Location : City
    Job Location : State/Province
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  • Overview

    Brookfield Properties is a fully-integrated, global real estate services company, providing industry-leading portfolio management capabilities across the real estate investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager. Brookfield Properties develops and manages premier real estate with a focus on maximizing the tenant experience and investment performance. We are committed to integrating leading-edge real estate technologies which keep us at the forefront of innovation and sustainability – benefiting not only our tenants and business partners, but also the communities in which we operate.


    We are hiring for a Deputy Fire Safety Director to be based out of Pierrepont in Brooklyn, NY.


    Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday 4:00PM to 12:00AM


    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.


    • 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. 


    • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent is required. 
    • In addition Security Guard License and FDNY Cert. F-89 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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