Manager of Safety and Security

Mukilteo School District No 6   Everett, WA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on July 14, 2022
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Job 22-0663 DSSC

This is an 8 hour-per-day, 260 day-per-year non-represented position with benefits. Hours will be flexible depending on emergent needs. This is a highly collaborative assignment working with diverse groups to promote safety and security.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Experience in Safety and Security Planning.

 

Preferred Qualifications: School or law enforcement experience.

  

The salary range of $115,027 - $125,029 is based on the current 2021-2022 salary schedule. Effective 9/1/22, pending school board approval, the salary range will be $113,430 - $123,293.  

 

 

Pursuant to Washington law, you must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon hire. Please do not submit proof of vaccination with your application materials.

 

 

JOB TITLE:                                   Manager of Safety and Security

 

JOB PLACEMENT:                         Non-Represented

 

DEPARTMENT:                              District Support Services

 

REPORTS TO:                                Director of Transportation and Safety

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the guidance of the Director of Transportation and Safety, the Manager of Safety and Security develops, implements, manages and, evaluates all aspects of district-wide safety, security, emergency preparedness and response, and related training programs.

 

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Under the guidance of the Director of Transportation and Safety, manages the district’s safety & security program to ensure the highest degree of safety of students, staff, and the community in and around district facilities.
  • Plans and provides staff training in areas of emergency preparedness, security, and safety subjects. Develops training plans and materials, or contracts with training providers, to ensure comprehensive staff and student exposure to best practices related to maintaining safe and secure facilities and responding effectively and appropriately to emergencies.  Aligns training and educational programs with the District’s overall security plan and its instructional program.
  • Supports development of site-specific emergency plans in collaboration with building administrators. Coordinates annual updates of the Emergency Operations Plan for each location; partners with city and county officials for emergency response improvements.
  • Ensures all schools meet state requirements for emergency drills.
  • Maintains professional relationship with local fire, police, and emergency management or first responder agencies. Serves as initial point of contact and liaison with related agencies.
  • Oversees the School Resource Officer (SRO) and building security programs. Coordinates with school administrators and appropriate municipalities or government agencies regarding SRO assignments and services.
  • Maintains an inventory of disaster-related resources within the district. Maintains and updates district safety procedures, handbooks, and plans.
  • Responds to district emergencies outside the regular work day, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Assists in incident investigation as necessary.
  • Acts as primary liaison with Capital Projects planning and project management staff in the planning and implementation of the district’s capital plan for building safety and security. Routinely conducts site visits, gathering future facility needs information related to safety and security.
  • Oversees risk and vulnerability assessments of facilities and systems within the district. Coordinates with Director of Student Services to develop and oversee threat assessments at district and building levels.
  • Represents the district on security and safety issues with regional and state agencies; serves on district committees as needed.
  • Recommends and implements effective loss control programs and strategies for the purpose of increasing overall safety and minimizing losses.
  • Hires, supervises, and evaluates assigned safety and security staff.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rules, regulations, legislation, technology, and procedures governing district support operations, including the role that safety and security plays.
  • Ensures district compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws as well as district policy and procedures.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS; MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of current best practices related to security management and threat assessment involving complex, multi-site organizations.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing student and employee health and safety, including OSHA, WISHA, HAZMAT, and Disaster Preparedness.
  • Knowledge of accident and injury prevention, reduction, and mitigation techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and supervision.
  • Ability to plan and organize, including the development of system-wide security plans.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, take initiative, organize projects and details, and make decisions efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a pleasant, tactful and professional manner.
  • Ability to listen effectively to a variety of stakeholders and develop durable and effective solutions to issues and problems.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and interpret data, rules and regulations, codes, statutes, and laws to effectuate change and improvement for learning.
  • Ability to utilize software and technology for recordkeeping, presentations and trainings, and fluent communication.
  • Skills in leading professional development and knowledge of adult learning needs.
  • Ability to use good judgment and remain calm in emotionally charged situations.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to exercise independent decision-making abilities, organize and manage multiple time sensitive tasks, and facilitate resolution of difficult and/or delicate parent, staff and community issues.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on needs of the position.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field required. Qualifying experience may substitute for educational requirements.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in overseeing safety and security for large, multi-facility organization, preferably in a K-12 educational setting required. Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • FEMA Incident Command System certification preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Manager of Safety and Security

 

 

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Mukilteo School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator Simone Neal (425-356-1319), NealSR@mukilteo.wednet.edu, Section 504 Coordinator Lisa Pitsch (425-356-1277), PitschLA@mukilteo.wednet.edu, and the ADA/Access Coordinator Karen Mooseker (425-356-1330), MoosekerKW@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9401 Sharon Drive in Everett, WA. Inquiries regarding ADA/Access issues at Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center should be directed to Wes Allen, Director (425-348-2220) AllenWR@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9001 Airport Road in Everett, WA 98204.