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Technician, Environmental Health & Safety

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, Iowa, US
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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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. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

MSK requires all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This is based on the COVID-19 vaccines' high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients.

Job Description:

You Will:

Perform inspections of assigned safety equipment. Maintains records in compliance with NFPA, International Fire Code, FDNY, OSHA, and Joint Commission Standards.

Support the EHS Manager in coordinating annual inspection and required maintenance of portable fire extinguishers with vendor. Assists with coordination and implementation of inspection, testing and maintenance of other safety systems as needed.

Perform safety inspections, audits and facility safety surveillance as assigned. Initiates corrective actions where vital to achieve safety compliance.

Generate work order requests and follows up with responsible parties to Correct findings. Provides escort and assistance, including all requested paperwork during inspections conducted by regulatory agencies.

Conduct fire and non-fire drills and fire drill-in service trainings enterprise-wide, as assigned.

Support EHS managers by providing advised training on specific health and safety programs including fire safety awareness, hazardous materials management and occupational health and safety.

Respond to emergency incidents, fire and non-fire emergencies and assists with workplace investigations. In the event of a fire alarms activation, participate as a member of the MSK fire response team according to fire response procedures.

You Have:

2-4 years of experience

Proven Understanding of building and fire codes, OSHA standards and National Fire Protection Association standards.

Proficient in the use of computers including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

FDNY Issued Certificate of Fitness F-53, S-95, W-07 (able to acquire within 3-6 months)


M-F 4pm-12am, with weekend coverage when needed

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like an excellent fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer!

>reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

We believe in communication, willingness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's meaningful to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.



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.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
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