Associate Director, Fire & Life Safety
- New York, NY
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We are seeking an Associate Director, Fire & Life Safety to join our Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Department. This is a great leadership opportunity for someone passionate about healthcare, as well as Fire and Life Safety.
As the Associate Director, Fire & Life Safety you will:
- Directly manage fire and life safety programs to ensure enterprise-wide compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations, and MSK internal and industry standards, and requirements.
- Responsible for the management of key programs, including: fire safety, life safety, fire suppression and protection, fire safety training, fire safety plans and regulatory inspections.
- Assess current programs to identify new performance goals, strategies, and metrics.
- Develop effective implementation of EHS programs and services with other EHS staff, service departments, laboratories, healthcare, ambulatory healthcare, clinical and non-clinical personnel.
- Conduct program audits, evaluations and regulatory reviews to ensure compliance and establish efficiencies.
- Assist EHS Director with oversight of fire and life safety programs, respond to emergencies during business and non-business hours (on rotation) and provide general support to the EHS team.
- Background in fire/safety with 11 years experience.
- Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
- FDNY Fire & Life Safety Director Certificate of Fitness (F89).
- Proven understanding of Joint Commission performance standards, federal, state and local environmental regulations and relevant codes, including NFPA, FDNY, OSHA, IFC.
- Excellent supervisory skills are essential.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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