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Safety and Security Manager

Company: Alternate Perspectives Inc
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Alternate Perspectives, Inc.TITLE Safety and Security Manager ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Alternate Perspectives, Incorporated (API) has an immediate opening at our Contracted Job Corps Location. If you want to be a part of a dynamic team that helps young people ages 16-24-years-old, this place is for you! You will be a part of the nations most successful youth training and education program for the past 50 years. API's mission is to help create a world where people respect themselves, respect others, respect their communities and strive for excellence. We provide new ways of thinking, to create new ways of doing for our employees, clients and communities and we are guided in our work by our values of Accountability, Performance, and Integrity. DescriptionAs the Westover Job Corps Safety and Security Manager you will report to the Center Director. In addition, directly supervising the Senior Security Officers, Security Officers, Driver Coordinator, Drivers and substitutes. This role is responsible for the management of the center safety and security department, serves as primary liaison with security and law enforcement agencies, and provides direction to staff in compliance with Department of Labor (DOL) and management directives. Essential Functions : Plan, coordinate and manage the administrative and safety and security activities of the department; serve as liaison between the Center, federal, local, and state law enforcement agencies and officials. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and implement departmental and personnel changes as approved by the Center Director and coordinated with the Human Resources Manager prior to implementation. Develop departmental budget; monitor and control expenditures, and review and recommend changes to budget authorization; and ensure all requisitioning and purchasing of supplies, materials and services are completed in accordance with API and Center purchasing procedures. Develop and implement new and revised policies and procedures affecting safety and security; coordinate with other departments promote center objectives. Regularly assess and audit department for contractual compliance and quality of services to students; prepare audit and assessment reports. Regularly inspect facility; maintain safety and quality standards. Coordinate timely reports to the Center Director, particularly after normal duty hours and on weekends and holidays. Act as Center Safety Officer and ensure Center is in compliance, with OSHA, DOL, API, state, and local policies and procedures. Provide fire protection and coordinate fire prevention and protection with local fire department; conduct frequent fire drills and inspections of the facility; ensure the maintenance and submission of logs and reports as required. Develop and conduct orientation and in-service training programs for staff and students; train staff and students in safety and security policies and procedures. Conduct periodic Center safety and security audits to identify deficiencies and recommend changes; prepare and submit reports. Provide records and reports of departmental activities upon request by management, insurance underwriters, DOL and other government agencies. Coordinate with other Center staff concerning security matters and conduct security related investigations; coordinate safety and security meetings with management. Develop and monitor security staff schedules for 24-hour, seven day per week coverage. Coordinate searches of students' rooms and belongings. Ensure proper protocols are followed. Provide for the safety and security of students on Center grounds through the direction and monitoring of security staff, and by conducting appropriate drills in preparation for emergencies. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment. Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff, and other center customers. Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, individual and group safety, training, personal and study habits, and coordinate with other staff as necessary to intervene/resolve issues. Participate in student employability programs and activities; develop and conduct enrichment programs as needed or assigned. Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps Zero Tolerance Policy and Center Behavior Management System. Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, consistently monitoring student behavior and conduct, and mentoring students where necessary. Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices; attend all required staff training. Coordinate with other staff and departments regarding issues related to the provision of student services and to interdepartmental and center programs, activities, and events. Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to live, learn and work. It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience Requirements : Bachelor's degree and three years related experience required, one of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements. Excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.PM22 FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time SHIFT Days CITY Chicopee STATE Massachusetts ZIP CODE 01022 KEY WORDS Security Manager, Safety Manager, Safety Coordinator, Safety, Security STARTING PAY $56,000.00 annually BENEFITS Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance though CIGNA, 401k with a Safe Harbor Match, Employee Discount Program, Paid Time Off, Sick Time, and Holiday Time POSITION Westover Job Corps - Safety and Security Manager DIVISION Westover Job Corps Center EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Exempt REQ NUMBER SEC-22-00014 EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status PI187676324

Keywords: Alternate Perspectives Inc, Chicopee , Safety and Security Manager, Executive , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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