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Job Opening Information Director of School Safety and Security

Job Number
Director of School Safety and Security
Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Director of School Safety and Security
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
Job Description

Evaluates the current safety and security program and practices and develops and implements new or improved guidelines, procedures  and practices.

Develops, maintains and updates the agency's emergency response plan.

Evaluates training needs of, and develops, coordinates, and implements training to security staff.

Confers with local fire, health, law enforcement, and emergency preparedness agencies, and drug councils, on safety and security regulations to assure proper compliance.

In conjunction with building principals conducts preliminary investigations, when incidents occur, to assess the need for law enforcement officials.

Acts as a liaison between the school district and law enforcement officials regarding theft and other violations of law.

Participant in the safety committee to promote safety education and awareness.

Assists in the investigation of safety and security-related issues.

Reviews, updates, and monitors the agency's needs assessment program and assists administrators, staff and the public with implementing proper safety and security measures.

Develops and disseminates written guidelines regarding safety and security issues.

Maintains the District and School Safety plans including procedural documentation and updates.

Works with building principals and/or the athletic director to ensure appropriate security coverage for school and district activities and events.

Supervises security staff and ensure appropriate security coverage for school and district activities and events.

Studies Federal, State and local security and safety regulations applicable to school facilities and confers with supervisory and administrative personnel to develop and coordinate procedures for compliance.

Evaluates current safety procedures and policies regarding student pick up and drop off, school bus departure, loading students, and school bus safety. Makes Recommendations for any necessary changes

Civil Service Title
Director of School Safety and Security
Job Qualifications

Applicants must meet Monroe County Civil Service Commission Criteria for the title “Director of School Safety and Security”.  Five years (with Bachelors degree) paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in an organized police department in the position of police Captain or higher rank in a town, village, city police department, county sheriff’s office or NY State Police in the State of New York, some of which must have involved emergency response planning and work with school districts. Registration as a security guard with New York State is required at the time of Appointment. 

Application Procedure

Please complete an online application along with uploading a cover letter, resume and a copy of the registration as a security guard with New York State.  

Job Category
Job Location
District Wide

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