Fire Safety Director On-Site Test

A candidate's supervisor must make the request to schedule an on-site Fire Safety Director test. Candidates cannot schedule their own tests.

To qualify for the Fire Safety Director on-site test, the candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of fire related experience
  • Pass a 20-hour certified fire safety director course
  • Take the Z-50 certificate of fitness written test

Once all information is verified and qualified by the Certificate of Fitness Unit, the candidate has 1 year to take the on-site test.

Before requesting an on-site test, the supervisor must:

  • Ensure the candidate is qualified by the Certification Unit
  • Have the candidate's full name and Social Security Number ready to include with the request; you cannot email this information separately

All request for cancellations shall be submitted via email only to High-Rise@fdny.nyc.gov Please note "Request for Cancellation" in the subject of the email and provide all the pertinent information regarding the candidate in the email so that the cancellation can be expedited. All cancellations must be received at least 72 hours via email.

In the case of hardship, the supervisor can request an emergency overtime test Monday to Friday after 5:00 PM or on Saturday. You must agree to cover additional overtime expenses.