Fire Marshal III (Mornings – Days – Evenings)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 

Department Name - 566 - FIRE SAFETY 

REQ # 2566894


Job Title: Fire Marshal III (Mornings – Days – Evenings) 


The Fire Marshal III promotes public safety and hospital policy through implementation and enforcement of fire and life safety codes and standards.  Provides and conducts educational activities in fire and life safety.  Inspects, maintains and tests fire equipment, responding to alarms, and assisting inspection agencies.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  1. Conducts ongoing employee orientation, fire safety classes and fire drill training and other training sessions; analyzes and critiques potential liabilities and makes recommendations and improvements as necessary.
  2. Issues citations to departments, vendors and individuals for not following mandatory fire safety protocol and procedures.
  3. Interprets and applies all applicable fire safety codes/regulations.
  4. Operates and maintains fire alarm system including associated panels, smoke detectors, sprinklers, flow alarms, manual fire alarm stations and firefighting equipment including extinguishers, standpipe hose lines, masks, etc., when necessary.
  5. Conducts independent inspections of construction projects, establishes interim Life Safety Measures and follow-up inspections during construction periods and assists government agencies with inspections. 
  6. May supervise fire response team, security personnel, staff, visitors and patients during fire emergency situations and maintains or initiates communication with boiler room, engineering desk, Security and Telecommunications department.
  7. Conducts environment of care rounds, inspects and tests sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, automatic extinguishing systems, emergency lights, exit ways, standpipe, exit stairs, doors, lights, linen chutes, etc., on a monthly or quarterly basis; maintaining documentation for inspection, testing and maintenance of fire systems, fire extinguishers and hoses.
  8. Responds to all fire alarms, malfunctions, assorted alarm problems and investigates gas smells, leaks, burning odors, etc., keep records on all fires and major incidents including causes, losses and operations.
  9. Creates and maintains incident reports, work orders and violation orders.
  10. Remains current and knowledgeable in all New York City Fire Safety codes and regulations, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Codes, Department of Health (DOH), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  11. Performs other duties as required


  • HS diploma, GED required, Associate’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years required (higher preferred) relevant experience for licensure, including fire investigation, inspection and prevention
  • Current FDNY certification of fitness Z-50 or F58/85 from another facility; in addition, F-89 for a Mount Sinai property, and S-12, S-13, S-95, F-01, F-07.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of: Modern fire prevention principles, procedures, techniques and equipment, building, electrical and mechanical standards. 
  • Knowledge of all current fire and safety codes 
  • Working knowledge of fire suppression techniques and equipment; fire tactics
  • Ability to act effectively in emergency and stressful situations


Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans




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