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PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASS SPECIFICATION
Palm Springs, California # 4319.707 (a)
MANAGER, DISTRICT SECURITY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
Under the direction of the Director, Pupil Personnel Services, plan, organize and direct the security and safety activities, programs and operations of the District and District schools, initiate effective and timely responses to incidents; develop, implement, and direct the disaster preparedness program for the District, conduct investigations; implement preventive measure to prevent incidents; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
• Plan, organize and direct the security and safety activities, programs and operations of the District and District schools; develop plans and procedures related to security and safety; communicate with various departments in the development and implementation of new and existing programs; plan and implement preventive measure to prevent incidents.
• Develop, implement, and direct the disaster preparedness program for the District.
• Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
• Initiate and conduct complex investigations of incidents related to security/safety including students, trespassers, facilities, personnel and other related issues; prioritize responses to incidents at school site as needed; prepare related reports and files and assure accuracy of information reported.
• Communicate with various school sites, District office, other school districts, local police and law enforcement departments, and other outside agencies related to security and safety issues; coordinate activities and resolve issues and concerns as needed.
• Develop and organize training courses for security personnel; make presentations to various groups on issues related to security and safety of schools and the District.
• Monitor reports on the District intrusion detection system; compile and analyze data to determine security-related trends; recommend appropriate action to improve security.
• Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Director, Pupil Personnel Services regarding assigned functions; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs.
• Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel.
• Coordinate and respond to issues related to disaster planning and resolution.
• Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; operate a two-way radio; drive a vehicle to conduct work as assigned; operate tactical security equipment.
• Review and monitor security coverage for athletic events, dances and other special activities to assure proper security and crowd control.
• Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned.
• Serve as District representative to the media on security/safety issues.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Planning, organization and management of District safety and security programs, including formal disaster preparedness programs.
• Security procedures and equipment.
• Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures related to assigned activities.
• School and District rules and regulations concerning campus control, security and appropriate student behavior.
DISTRICT SECURITY MANAGER CLASS SPECIFICATION
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• Crowd control procedures and the detection and identification of dangerous drugs, improper substances and gang activity.
• Safe campus supervision methods and procedures.
• Proficiency of tactical security equipment.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Operation of a computer and assigned software.
• Plan, organize and direct the security, safety, and disaster programs and operations of the District.
• Initiate effective and timely responses to incidents.
• Enforce campus rules and regulations.
• Conduct complex investigations.
• Implement preventive measure to prevent incidents.
• Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
• Operate security equipment.
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Plan and organize work.
• Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
• Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination equivalent to:
• College-level course work in criminal justice, police science or related field.
• Five years of increasingly responsible security or law enforcement experience.
• Valid certificate signifying completion of a course of training approved by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (California Penal Code, Section 832).
• Valid California driver’s license.
• Office environment.
• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
• Seeing to conduct inspection of incidents.
• Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.