Chief Fire Marshal

New York Racing Association Saratoga Springs , NY 12866

Posted 1 week ago

Job Overview

Ensure compliance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards as well as New York State building codes that pertain to Fire Safety.

Responsibilities

  • Patrols NYRA Premises at Saratoga Race Track and performs fire inspections on a daily basis.

  • Evaluates inspection and performance of patrolmen assigned to fire prevention in barn areas at Saratoga Racetrack.

  • Keeps computers updated as to the location of data strips and generates reports.

  • Conducts fire prevention, inspection of barns, grandstands and dormitories.

  • Must be qualified to inspect and maintain all firefighting equipment.

  • Consults with NYRA officials regarding potential fire hazards and code requirements.

  • Trains Peace Officers, Seasonal and Meet Security Guards in fire safety and the use of firefighting equipment.

  • Acts as a safety liaison between NYRA and local fire departments.

  • Aids in the development of fire safety programs.

  • Conducts semi-annual inspections of fire hydrants and sprinkler connections in accordance with the OFPC.

  • Supervises and trains NYRA personnel on evacuation plans.

  • Assists all employees, vendors and guests prior to arrival of Fire Department in emergencies.

  • Coordinates with the Facilities Manager in maintenance of the Fire Alarm System.

  • Planning and development of Emergency Incident Action and Evacuation Plans.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience: Ten (10) years of experience as a professional firefighter with the Fire Department with Safety and Fire Prevention responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of NYS Codes Enforcement Officer; Fire Officer 1; Fire Instructor 1 or equivalent; Fire Inspector 1; ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800;

  • Supervisory practices and procedures;

  • Expertise in Fire Safety and the management of safety programs;

  • Experience in conducting Fire Investigations;

  • Must be willing to work a racing schedule, which involves weekends and many holidays.

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