Fire Life Safety Director (Security Officer)

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 19, 2024

Silverseal is a security company with clients throughout the US. We provide protection to our clients facilities including the employees, visitors and the public at large. We are seeking a full time candidate for our client's facility in Long Island City.


  • The Fire Life Safety Director position is full-time and will secure the premise through the implementation of the building’s fire safety plan. This may include the management of the Fire Command station and the supervision of the fire brigade, floor wardens, deputy floor wardens, and building evacuation supervisors. The Fire Life Safety Director candidate is required to act as a liaison to the NYC Fire Department during emergencies.
  • Responsible for conducting life safety related duties as outlined in the post orders, or when changes to post orders are made. This may include orientation to the post, review of post orders, routine responsibilities, and how to respond to emergency situations or specific client needs;
  • Responsible for implementing and adhering to the building's fire safety plan including the management of the Fire Command Station and the supervision of the fire brigade, floor wardens, and deputy floor wardens and building evacuation supervisors.
  • Act as a liaison to the NYC Fire Department during emergencies.
  • Ensure that all life safety systems and related equipment are fully functional.
  • Ensure that all floors have fire safety teams including Fire Wardens, Deputy Fire Wardens, and Building Evacuation Team members.
  • Conduct fire alarm drills and maintain a written log of critiques to identify potential or actual weaknesses in response time or life safety systems and related equipment.
  • Providing clear direction, information and assistance to client visitors, guests, vendors and employees in a professional, pleasant and courteous fashion on a regular basis and during emergency situations.
  • Assist the building security staff in the visual inspection of all visitor, vendor and employee access badges/identification cards to verify that the authorized holder is the individual presenting the badge/id card to prevent unauthorized access to the property.
  • Maintain surveillance and reporting of any suspicious persons and/or packages.
  • Perform CPR/AED and basic first aid if required.

Job Requirements

Personal Attributes:

  • The ideal candidate must possess an energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple assignments that occur on your shift.
  • The candidate must also demonstrate strong customer service skills, with the aptitude to effectively resolve client issues in a professional and service-focused manner remaining capable of deescalating situations before they heighten.
  • The ability to write effective and concise reports is required as well as possessing a working knowledge of various Microsoft Office Suite software programs. Candidate must be professional, articulate and capable of using good independent judgment and discretion.
  • Candidate must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization.

Work Experience

  • NYS Security Guard license
  • Candidate must have F89 certificate, or be immediately eligible for the Certificate of Fitness as a Fire Life Safety Director pending scheduling of the location specific, FDNY practical exam,
  • Must be 21 or over; High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Excellent people/customer service skills;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Stand or walk constantly for long periods of time
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Able to lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Capable of running, if needed
  • Customer service: 5 years
  • Corporate Security: 3 years


  • NYS Security Guard License (Required)
  • F89 (Required)


  • 60 college credits (preferred)

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