Department of Administrative Services

Director Of Safety And Security (2703MP)

$43.89-$59.85 Hourly / $3,511.35-$4,787.90 BiWeekly /
$91,646.00-$124,964.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for planning, developing, coordinating and directing safety and security services and programs at agency owned and leased facilities and properties.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direction of an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directly supervises a staff of security, technical, safety and clerical personnel as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plans, develops, coordinates and directs departmental safety and security services; establishes and maintains standards and procedures to insure employees, clients and the public are protected while on state owned and leased properties as well as to insure security of state equipment and properties; consults with and coordinates safety and security services with DAS Statewide Security Unit; coordinates security measures with other agencies or departments as well as community groups and local and State Police departments; assists in investigative activities of local and State Police which deal with properties under state or agency jurisdiction; establishes and coordinates safety procedures in such areas as fire safety, building safety inspection and emergency procedures including medical, fire evacuation and bomb threats; coordinates departmental OSHA safety program and conducts safety complaint investigations to ensure compliance with any safety, health and sanitary codes and environmental regulations; reviews and investigates departmental workers compensation activities; establishes and conducts a training program for departmental personnel and security staff; serves as departmental designee for State Emergency Operation Plan; prepares safety and security procedure manuals; consults with and advises department officials and managers on safety and security matters; oversees maintenance of records and logs of security incidents and completes required reports; may oversee contracted security services; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of modern security and/or safety procedures and methods; considerable knowledge of state and federal laws, statutes and regulations governing employee security and/or safety including any safety, health and sanitary codes and environmental regulations; considerable knowledge in planning and coordination of security and/or safety investigations; considerable ability to develop, coordinate and direct a comprehensive security program; considerable ability to organize and present clear and concise oral and written reports; ability to train and provide employee and public security and/or safety information to assigned staff; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with executives, associates, law enforcement personnel and the public; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of experience in a security, public safety, law enforcement, corporate or industrial safety operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity in a security and safety unit of a large employer. The scope of special experience must have included the security and safety of the employees, property, buildings and equipment. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in business administration, public administration, criminal justice or other closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a field closely related to safety and security may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess Certified Protection Professional designation or the ability to acquire the designation within an established time frame.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to be on twenty-four hour call.
4. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess any or all of the following certifications:
1. Certified Healthcare Protection Administer (CHPA)
2. Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP)
3. Certified Safety Executive (CSE) 

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(28)-Police-Protective Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 64

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Director of Safety and Security in Salary Group MP 64 approved effective January 23, 2015. (Revised to expand usage to all state agencies and modify content) Action No. 21-023 

EFFECTIVE DATE

07/30/2021

CLASS: 2703MP; EST: 8/16/1984; REV: 8/3/2021;