Safety & Security Manager


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81 Willoughby St 5th Fl
United States of America



The Safety & Security Specialist oversees & manages the safety & security operations for Housing Works & Bailey House.

The Primary function of this position is to develop and implement the Safety & Security Program, which includes, but not limited to, HW & BH Staff training, P&P development, Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Emergency & Fire procedures, and Workplace Violence trainings.


Responsible for monitoring the safety and security operations for the organization.

• Interview, hire and develop all security staffing.  Staff development includes training, meetings, disciplinary actions, and meetings for communication.

• Implement safety and security policies and regulations to make sure the environment is safe for employees, clients, and visitors.

• Lead the Safety & Security Committee and monthly facility meetings.

• Provide advice to management on matters relating to safety and security.


Develop, facilitate implement safety & security trainings, which include:

• Incident Reports, De-Escalation, Active Shooter, Fire Safety, Law Enforcement, Trespassing, OSHA, Key/Key Cards, Cameras

• Help assist to Analyze & Report data on incidents monthly, quarterly, and annually.

• Investigate all safety, security, and risk management related issues and help monitor security conditions; liaise and coordinate with external agencies.

• Establish a baseline for when the agency decides when a security concierge is needed and where; as well as baselines for CCTV needs.

• Scenario planning, security plan development, crisis/contingency planning.




Minimum Requirements




• Bachelor’s Degree or higher

• License FSD/S95


• 5 years of related experience

• Must be 21 years of age.

• Must past background check.

• Must possess valid NY State License

• Supervisory and/or Management experience required.

Excellent communication skills, verbal, and written, for explaining security & safety concerns, policies, and trainings for staff, clients, consultants, volunteers and consistently apply them at all levels.

• Demonstrate understanding of emergency and security concerns and appropriate responses to them.

• Ability to be proactive and demonstrate leadership.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).

• Able to work under pressure and quick thinking.

• Excellent customer service 

• Experience in working in conflict and post-conflict situations.


Ability to travel 70% of the time on public transit between facilitates.

Ability to lift 100lbs with assistance.

Ability to climb ladders.

Operate a computer and other office machinery.


Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.