As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is committed to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research and education. As such, our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department plays a vital role in supporting that mission through the implementation of programs that continuously strive to exceed and set industry standards as well as enhance the safety culture. EHS is responsible for enterprise-wide environmental health and safety services, including Fire and Life Safety, Emergency Management, Construction Safety, Hazardous Material and Waste Management, Laboratory Safety, Occupational Safety, Healthcare Safety, Environmental Compliance and Ergonomics. MSK is seeking a proven Emergency Management leader who can be part of a dynamic and growing organization.
At this time, we are seeking a Training Specialist for Fire/Life Safety .
As the Training Specialist, you will:
Oversee Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan implementation in all MSK Class B buildings, including emergency plan and staffing inventory, plan creation and updates, staff training and certification, and documentation.
Ensure MSK buildings are maintained with appropriate staffing at all times.
Work with FDNY, building administration and service departments to mentor candidates for Fire Safety Director and Emergency Action Plan Director through the certification process.
Maintain the fire safety/response and evacuation procedures and preparedness for all MSK Class B buildings. Keep updated on fire safety requirements related to position and ensure implementation meets requirements of both Authority Having Jurisdiction and Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Create metrics and reports as needed to manage the training program.
A Bachelor's degree in Safety or Fire Science/Administration preferred (those enrolled in a fire science or related BS program will be considered as well)
4-7 years of proven experience.
Previous work experience with FDNY, with deep knowledge of FDNY processes and procedures, also desired. Working knowledge of fire alarm systems.
FDNY Issued T89/F89 Certificates of Fitness required within 1 year of hire.
FDNY Issued W07 and F53 Certificate of Fitness required within 6 months of hire.
Strong working knowledge of federal, state and local fire safety regulations and relevant codes, including FDNY, Joint Commission, CMS, and NYS Department of Health requirements is essential.
Good working knowledge of position requirements and demonstrated ability to organize, track, and prioritize work responsibilities and regulatory deadlines.
Skilled in assessing and implementing fire safety compliance programs and working with a diverse clientele of facility managers and building occupants.
Demonstrated leadership in mentoring and motivating staff not directly reporting to the incumbent.
Highly service oriented with good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including the ability to develop and deliver concise documentation, presentations and trainings. Ability to organize and lead effective trainings.
Healthcare experience a plus.
Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Please note, this position will require occasional travel to our Manhattan sites outside of the main campus, as well as our regional sites in NJ, Long Island, and Westchester.
Internal Number: 2020-43732
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.