Fire Marshal

Southhampton, NY
Apr 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Fire Marshal-1700575

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, four years of directly related full-time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Three years of full time experience in a career fire department, or five years of full time experience in a volunteer fire department as a current active member in good standing, or an equivalent of both. New York State (NYS) recognized Hazardous Material Operations certificate, and recognized First Aid and CPR (D) certification. Certification as a NYS Code Enforcement Official. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”).

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science. NYS Hazmat Technician. Firefighter 1 certification. NYS Emergency Medical Technician. NYS Confined Space Rescue Technician.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Fire Marshal will provide comprehensive fire safety, emergency response, code enforcement, fire prevention, and education to the Stony Brook Southampton Campus. The Fire Marshal will provide emergency responses to fires, fire alarms, hazardous materials, spills and other emergency conditions. The selected candidate will perform inspections of buildings, extinguishers, and other fire protection equipment, conduct training for students and staff, and perform code reviews to ensure compliance with NYS Fire Codes. This position will also be responsible for implementing daily EH&S Safety activities, including, but not limited to conducting safety inspections, collecting hazardous waste, providing safety training, performing environmental monitoring, etc. The position will work closely with the EH&S Campus Safety manager, the University Police and Facilities.

  • Implement the EH&S Campus Safety programs under the direction of the EH&S manager, including, but not limited to, inspections of labs and other facilities, chemical inventories and SDS's, environmental monitoring and inspections, hazardous waste collections, emergency planning, investigation of complaints, and other duties as assigned.
  • Perform fire safety and extinguisher inspections and hazard assessments on all facilities, ensuring compliance with OSHA, NYS Fire Codes, NFPA Standards and Codes, and other applicable standards. Complete inspection and deficiency reports, provide follow-up to ensure corrective action is taken, and maintain records of all activities. Accomplish miscellaneous fire prevention duties such as inspecting work sites and issuing hot work and confined space entry permits.
  • Conduct fire safety training for students, faculty, and staff to educate and inform the campus community of requirements and issues. Participate in new student and staff orientation programs. Organize and participate in fire prevention awareness activities and events. Attend required fire safety and other training and perform practical reviews as necessary to maintain certifications and proficiency in assigned tasks. Provide fire safety coverage for emergencies, impairments, and special events.
  • Perform periodic inspection and testing of fire protection systems (i.e. standpipes, sprinkler systems, hydrants, etc.) in accordance with NFPA Standards. Conduct tests of the water supply system to ensure adequate fire flow for departmental operations. Assess requests for fire protection impairment operation. Monitor and track conditions to ensure restoration. Develop, complete, and maintain reports on all fire protection system testing/maintenance.
  • Perform emergency responses to fires, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, confined space incidents, and other campus emergencies. Initiate building evacuations, search and rescue operations, extinguish incipient fires, and coordinate the response outside assistance by local fire departments. Respond to, investigate, and take appropriate action for fire alarm and protection system activations. Complete incident reports.
  • Conduct fire drills each semester and evaluate effectiveness of evacuations. Assist with the coordination, training and implementation of the Safety Warden and Fire Warden (UH) programs. Accomplish reports on all drills and training. Assist with the development of building emergency plans, evacuation plans, and fire department preplanning activities.
  • Review building plans and drawings for conformity with the NYS Fire Codes, National Fire Protection Associate (NFPA) Codes, and other applicable fire safety standards, to include checking compliance on the design/installation of all sprinkler systems, fire detection systems, and other fire extinguishing systems. Perform occupancy reviews of public areas to establish maximum occupancy requirements. Document, review and maintain records.
  • Responsible for the distribution and the installation of AED's (Automated External Defibrillators). Assists with the recruitment and training of volunteer AED Operators. Maintain equipment and supplies, perform monthly inspections and required maintenance, participate in an annual drill, prepare and submit required reports.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
  • Special Notes:

    This is a full time position. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Travel will be required for training, event coverage, emergencies, etc.

    Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at

    Essential Position:

    This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

    ***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

    About Stony Brook:

    Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632-6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632-6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at

    Official Job Title: Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator
    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location: US-NY-Southhampton
    Department/Hiring Area: Environmental Health and Safety-Stony Brook University
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 am - 4:00 pmEnvironmental Health and Safety-Stony Brook University
    Posting Start Date: Mar 21, 2017
    Posting End Date: Apr 20, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
    Salary: $54,000 - $58,500
    Salary Grade: SL3


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