Safety & Security Manager – Blankenbaker Campus

Building / Facilities / Security
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Job Description
Are you a law enforcement and safety expert with a heart for ministry? Do you want to create and maintain environments where people can safely attend events and connect with Jesus and one another? The Safety & Security Manager administers safety and security programs at the Blankenbaker campus, under the direction of the Director of Safety and Security, and contributes to church-wide safety and security programs and procedures in a manner than aligns with Southeast’s mission, vision, and strategies.   Essential Functions Identifies safety and security requirements for events and worship services. Collaborates with campus operations leader and others  to help identify and mobilize resources for safety and security needs and establish medical response requirements. Identifies security staffing needs; collaborates with others to hire, schedule, and manage the security teams. Oversees contract police officers who provide personal security for key staff; coordinates and directs police officer duties during church functions. Identifies training needs for staff and security teams; provides training as needed. Develops, implements, and updates safety and security plans including:  weekend services, special events, children and student programs, staff members, facilities, emergency response planning, medical readiness, sports and fitness activities/equipment, and property. Establishes and manages medical response programs consisting of volunteer and contract persons; oversees the medical teams. Initiates security responses to suspicious activity. Manages the process for collection and storage of offerings from start to finish. Responds to slips and falls. Manages the access control system and monitors surveillance. Oversees the background check process for volunteers and applicants. Insures compliance to state, federal, and church safety regulations and policies at multiple campuses; Oversees safety equipment; insures compliance of fire and safety codes, chemical use and storage, and food vendors/health codes. Responsible for child safety policies and processes. Essential Competencies Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to develop relationships and network with staff, members, visitors, the public, and all levels of police, fire, and emergency personnel; strong conflict resolution skills. Excellent problem solving skills. A self-starter with the ability to work well independently as well as on a team. Physically able to stand for long periods of time and respond to situations which require physical exertion. Experience in conducting, assessing and responding to threat analyses. Knowledge of safety and security operations; familiarity with law enforcement systems and procedures. Knowledge of equipment, policies and procedures to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data and property. Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. A heart for and understanding of ministry, with a desire to help those ministries whose main focus is to connect people to Jesus. Ability to maintain confidentiality of private and sensitive information. Knowledge of local, state and federal fire and safety regulations. Spiritual gifts of leadership, administration, service and discernment. Ability to travel up to 50 percent of the time to other SE locations, if needed. Required Education, Experience, and Membership Five years of laws enforcement experience as a sworn law enforcement officer; safety experience preferred. CCDW certified. Available to work most weekend and special events; flexible schedule. B.S. degree in a related field. Engaged member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith and submits to the leadership of the church.