Fire Protection Manager

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2021 12:00 AM)
Requisition ID
Environmental Health & Safety

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are seeking a Fire Protection Manager to join our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about healthcare as well as Fire and Life Safety.

As the Fire Protection Manager, you will:

  • Serve as the technical specialist and program team leader for all issues related to the MSK Fire Alarm and Suppression Systems.
  • Responsible for oversight, and compliance with regulations associated with the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Program across multiple MSK locations.
  • Develop and implement contracts, policies, procedures and training programs to meet these needs.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of fire protection specialists and contractors performing ITM on all MSK fire alarm and suppression systems, including the assessment of current programs to identify new performance goals, strategies, and metrics.
  • Work closely with other EHS staff, Security, Plant Operations and Departmental staff in the implementation of EHS programs related to this position.

You are:

  • Committed to high standards of productivity.
  • Motivated to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

You have:

  • Background in fire/safety with 7 years experience performing fire and safety inspections.
  • Experience managing fire suppression systems (e.g. sprinkler, dry, pre-action) and fire alarm systems (e.g. Edwards, Simplex) is essential.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.


  • FDNY Issued F – 89 (Fire and Life Safety Director Class B) Certificate of Fitness w/in 6 Months of hire.
  • NYC S-12/S - 13 (Citywide sprinkler/standpipe) within 3 months of hire.



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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