Facility Security, Fire Code Knowledge, Fire Protection
Quality Protection Services (QPS) is seeking knowledgeable and experienced Fire & Life Safety Directors for corporate class “A” office buildings throughout the city. Positions are presently available on all shifts. Duties include but are not limited to, monitoring and operation of the fire alarm and elevator system panels. Primary point of contact for First Responders (FDNY/NYPD) for fire, non-fire, medical emergencies and elevator entrapments. Work closely with property management, security and building engineering staff. Ability to evaluate various incidents and take appropriate action. Make clear and articulate public-address announcements, as required. Perform facility safety inspections and testing including monthly fire extinguisher and elevator fire service.
Plan fire and non-fire drills as per code. Update floor warden and brigade teams as needed.
In addition, assist with monitoring access control systems including turnstiles, cameras, loading dock. Screen visitors, guests, contractors and delivery personnel and issue passes to authorized individuals. Prepare incident reports and escalate serious issues to manager(s) as per protocol.
Assist with Security Officer coverage as required.
Quality Building Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
3-5 years of Fire Life Safety experience in high-rise office building preferred
Professional appearance, demeanor and strong customer service skills
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written
Must be flexible to work including overnights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Job Type: Full-time and part-time.
Education: Minimum high school education / GED required
Associate College degree or higher preferred
License(s): New York State Security License – current
FDNY Fire Life & Safety Director Certificate F-85, F-89, N89 or Z-89
FDNY Fireguard for Impairment – F01
About Quality Protection Services
Manhattan based building services company that focuses on one specific area of security and has dedicated its passion and expertise to perfecting this business model. We specialize in providing highly trained personnel to protect and secure high-rise commercial office buildings. By focusing on one specialized field, we are able to explore and test various approaches to tapping the labor pool for the best personnel in the industry. Our goal is to provide professional security staff to facility managers and building stakeholders who understand the important role that security plays in the protection of each individual entering and exiting the building.