A candidate's supervisor (designated by the building owner) 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:
Once all information is verified and qualified by the Certificate of Fitness Unit, the candidate has 1 year to take the on-site exam.
Before requesting an on-site exam, the supervisor must:
All requests for cancellations must be submitted via email to High-Rise@fdny.nyc.gov within 72 hours of the date of the exam. Please note "Request for On-Site Exam Cancellation" in the subject of the email. The email should also include the candidate's name, social security number, exam date, and premises address. This information will help expedite the cancellation.
In the case of hardship, the supervisor can request an emergency overtime test Monday to Friday after 5 PM, or on Saturday. You must agree to cover additional overtime expenses.
No more than two candidates can be scheduled per day during normal business hours and on Saturdays. Only one candidate can be scheduled per day during evening hours.