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Life, Safety, and Security Manager

at The Bexar County Human Resources

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2613262

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Under general direction, is responsible for overseeing and directing Life, Safety, and Security resources and staff for all County buildings and facilities; ensures compliance with service contracts; maintains section policies and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining OSHA compliance for maintenance operations
  • Responsible for the annual compliance inspections for Fire Safety Equipment
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining emergency Response and Preparedness plans with assistance from the Office of Emergency Management for all County buildings
  • Performs regular building inspections to ensure egress paths are unobstructed and fire evacuation plans are accurate
  • Inspection, maintenance, and repair of Emergency Generators
  • Management of Elevator Service Contract and repairs; including response to failures and entrapments
  • Responsible for the management, repair and operation of the Hirsch Access Control System, and the issuance and management of Bexar County ID badges
  • Responsible for the management, repair, and operation of the County's video surveillance infrastructure including the Video Management System and associated cameras
  • Management of the Contracted Security Services Contract, including contract compliance, billing verification, and scope validation and adjustments
  • Performs related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree and (7) years of life, safety, or security related experience with (3) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • NFPA, TCOLE, or OSHA certification is preferred
  • Considerable knowledge of NFPA and OHSA requirements; knowledge of Federal, State and local building, environmental, security and fire/life safety requirements
  • Considerable knowledge of access control and video surveillance systems
  • Skill in managing employees; skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing; skill in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to interpret current conditions and develop solutions and standards to preserve County assets; ability to operate personal computer and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, Elected/Appointed Officials, government agencies, outside organizations and the general public
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail; skill in supervising technical employees; skill in operating and maintaining office computer systems and a wide variety of office software packages
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver's License
  • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation
  • Must clear a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek
 Working Environment and Physical Demands:
  • May be required to work in a jail environment
  • Subject to climbing, balancing, walking, reaching, pushing, handling, sitting, standing, bending and twisting to perform the essential functions
  • Constantly working in indoor and outdoor conditions
  • Occasionally moves items weighing up to 10-15 pounds
  • Frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • Required to be on-call 24-hours a day
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek

Supplemental Information

Workstations with internet access are available, if needed, to view job postings and apply online at 211 S Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204, 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Phone: 210-335-2545.

Bexar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Workplace Diversity.
We are committed to providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.