Stony Brook University Evening Fire Safety Supervisor in Stony Brook, New York

Evening Fire Safety Supervisor


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of a degree, four (4) years of directly related full-time experience, including experience scheduling shifts and coordinating assignments, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four (4) years experience may be required. NYS hazardous materials operations certificate. NYS First Aid and CPR-D Certification. NYS Code Enforcement Official Certification. Firefighter 1 Certification. Proficient knowledge in NYS (ICC) Fire/Building Codes and NFPA Standards. Supervisory experience and/or experience coordinating and managing programs and activities with others.Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. **(\

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  • Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”).**

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science. Experience as an officer in a fire department for at least 2 years. Familiar with Fire Department operations and protocols. NYS recognized hazardous materials technician. NYS recognized technical rescue technician. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, data collection and statistical compilation.

Brief Description of Duties:

This position is required to assist with the continuing implementation of a program to provide round-the-clock (24/7) fire safety coverage on campus. 24/7 coverage is needed to support the Fire Department notification and response policy that requires a quick and effective response to all fires and fire alarms by trained and qualified personnel. This position will have direct responsibility for scheduling of shifts, assignment and coordination of assignments, and supervision of Campus Safety Specialist/Fire Marshals. The selected candidate will have both excellent communication and presentation skills. They should possess a collaborative mindset and strong team building skills. The selected candidate must also be able to handle stressful and confidential situations with a high degree of professionalism, courtesy, and confidentiality. This position will also cover shifts when the minimum staffing levels cannot be met.

  • Supervise the Campus Safety Specialist round the clock staff ensuring effective implementation of assigned tasks, prepare reports and ensure staff is knowledgeable and proficient in their duties. Ensure minimum staffing requirements are met on all shifts and cover shifts when required. Perform assignments developed by the Manager of Fire Safety and as needed assist with duties from the Manager.

  • Perform emergency response to fires, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, confined space incidents and other campus emergencies. Initiate building evacuations, search and rescue operations, extinguish incipient fires, and coordinate the response of outside assistance by local fire departments. Respond to, investigate, and take appropriate action for fire alarm and protection system activation. Establish incident command post and coordinate with outside agencies that are responding in to assist. Complete incident reports.

  • Gather all daily logs, incident reports, and inspection reports. Review, input data, and provide weekly, monthly, semiannual and annual reports on incident types and areas of occurrences. Compile FM daily reports to log alarm details. Provide statistical reports as required by superiors.

  • Perform periodic inspection and testing of fire protection systems (e.g. standpipes, sprinkler systems, hydrants, etc.) in accordance with NFPA Standards. Conduct tests of the water supply system to ensure adequate fire flow for fire department operations. Assess requests for fire protection impairment operations. Monitor and track conditions to ensure restoration. Develop, complete and maintain reports on all fire protection system testing/maintenance.

  • Conduct fire safety training for students, faculty and staff to educate and inform the campus community of requirements and issues. Participate in new student and staff orientation programs. Organize and participate in fire prevention awareness activities and events.

  • Perform fire safety and extinguisher inspections and hazard assessments on all facilities, ensuring compliance with OSHA, NYS Fire Code, NFPA Standards and other applicable standards. Complete inspection and deficiency report, provide follow up to ensure that corrective action is taken and maintain records on all activities. Accomplish miscellaneous fire prevention duties such as inspecting work sites and issuing hot work and confined space entry permits.

  • Review building plans and drawings for conformity with NYS Fire Codes, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes, and other applicable fire safety standards, to include checking compliance on the design/installation of all sprinkler systems, fire detection systems, and other fire extinguishing systems. Perform occupancy reviews of public areas to establish maximum occupancy requirements. Document review and maintain records.

  • Conduct fire drills each semester and evaluate effectiveness of evacuations. Assist with the coordination, training and implementation of the Safety Warden and Fire Warden (UH) programs. Accomplish reports on all drills and training. Assist with the development of building emergency plans, evacuation plans, and fire department pre-planning activities.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:

This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Night and Weekend work will be required.


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  • Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.**

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at

Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator

Department/Hiring Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Stony Brook University

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Evening Shift

Posting Start Date: Jul 2, 2018

Posting End Date: Aug 1, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Salary Grade: SL3

Req ID: 1800480