Fire Safety Director - Shopping Center - F/T - Chelsea, NYC
Location:
New York , New York
Posted:
December 29, 2016
Reference:
1075932118
Overview: Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America's leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program.  We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal's many success stories.

Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States!

Job Description: Allied Universal is currently looking to hire a Fire Safety Director. The primary mission
of the Fire Safety Director is to protect life and property through the implementation of the building's
fire safety plan including the management of the Fire Command Station and the supervision of the fire brigade, floor
wardens, and deputy floor wardens and building evacuation supervisors.

The successful Fire Safety Director candidate is required to act as a liaison to the NYC Fire Department
during emergencies.

Expected skills and competencies necessary to perform duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Ensure that all life safety systems and related equipment are fully functional.

  • Ensure that all floors have fire safety teams including Fire Wardens, Deputy Fire Wardens, and Building Evacuation Team
    members.

  • Conduct fire alarm drills and maintain a written log of critiques to identify potential or actual weaknesses in response
    time or life safety systems and related equipment.

  • Providing clear direction, information and assistance to client visitors, guests, vendors and employees in a professional,
    pleasant and courteous fashion on a regular basis and during emergency situations.

  • Assist the building security staff in the visual inspection of all visitor, vendor and employee access badges/identification
    cards to verify that the authorized holder is the individual presenting the badge/id card to prevent unauthorized
    access to the property.

  • Maintain surveillance and reporting of any suspicious persons and/or packages.

  • Perform CPR/AED and basic first aid if required.



Physical and Mental Functions:


  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Run as needed

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports,
    and other administrative tasks

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers,
    view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments


Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the Fire Safety Director position will meet the minimum requirements, as described
below:


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of
    personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent
    judgment within established guidelines

  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

  • Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying

  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment
    drug/alcohol test

  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times,
    and must carry the license at all times while on duty

  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations

  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

  • Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;

  • Neat and professional appearance

  • Ability to provide quality customer service

  • Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required)
    in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones

  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)



Closing: Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or www.AUS.com .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Requisition ID: 2016-98001

A little about us:
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities.

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