Corrections Safety, Security & Emergency Manager

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management CORRECTIONS Emergency Management Public Safety
  • Salary: $70,000.00 USD
  • Salary Top: 70000 USD

Job Description

Position posted until filled

Salary: $70,000.00

General Description and Classification Standards

Under general supervision, this class develops, and manages programs related to emergency and disaster preparedness, response, recovery, security, and hazard mitigation. Manages the overall operations and daily tasks of the Corrections Emergency Planning and Response, Compliance, and Safety Unit. Establishes processes and procedures, coordinates drill, provides training, writes plans, and works with other agencies to develop and implement emergency, security, and disaster management programs.

Supervision Received

Normally receives guidance regarding overall mission, short-term and mid-term objectives, scheduling, unusual priorities, and work methods.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Develop, refine, and oversee emergency response protocols, continuity plans, and recovery strategies. Serve as the lead for any internal/external Emergency Management Response, aligning with regulations. Manage communication systems, including Radio traffic codes/signals and paging infrastructure for effective coordination. Collaborate across departments to create comprehensive, stakeholder-inclusive emergency plans. Foster an organizational culture of emergency preparedness through targeted educational efforts. Design, implement, and oversee training programs to meet regulatory mandates. Ensure strict adherence to safety standards set by relevant regulatory bodies. Streamline documentation and reporting procedures for safety-related activities. Manage security investigations and contribute to safety committees and initiatives. Provide strategic direction as Manager of the Emergency Planning and Response, Compliance, and Safety Unit. Conduct accreditation review meetings relative to emergency management standards, execute annual evaluations, and enhance operational efficiency. Liaise with external law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies as needed. Maintain a current understanding of industry trends and best practices in emergency management.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks; applies organizational policies.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list. Skill in communicating and interacting with management, employees and members of the general public; • Ability to read, write and speak in Spanish (bilingual) proficiently; Ability to assume responsibility for completing assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards and prescribed procedures. Excellent technical, oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate across all levels of management and employees. Aptitude to deal with confidential matters tactfully and with good judgment; Collaborative team player working out solutions for delivery; Analytical skills to research, report, and troubleshoot process inefficiencies; Strong communication and customer service skills; Demonstrated knowledge of industrial safety, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and life safety; Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement methodologies and team dynamics. killed critical thinker who uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to opportunities or threats to success.

- Ability to create and develop reports, databases, and spreadsheets.

-Technology proficient Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Planner, Visio, and Teams

• Ability to write clear, concise, and well‐reasoned correspondence, reports, and procedures.

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co‐workers, outside agencies, and the public.

• Ability to interact and communicate clearly, tactfully, and effectively with employees; regulatory authorities; representatives of water agencies, utilities, and government agencies; consultants; and the public. • Ability to make clear, concise, and informative presentations.

• Ability to command respect of associates through knowledge of work, personal and professional conduct, good judgment, sound decisions, and integrity.

• Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

• Ability to perform research and analysis, manage inter‐departmental projects, and lead District programs.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Ability to prioritize assignments and manage a variety of complex tasks under tight deadlines.

• Ability to organize large volumes of technical and legal paperwork.

• Ability to coordinate with other departments in a professional, clear, and responsive manner.

• Ability to exercise sound, expert independent judgment.

• Ability to read and interpret complex rules and regulations.

• Ability to motivate and coordinate the activities of others.

• Ability to perform efficiently and effectively under emergency conditions and use judgment in making quick decisions under pressure.

• Ability to analyze and resolve problems.

• Ability to follow direction.

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, public or business administration, engineering, or a related field and 3-5 years of Correctional facility management AND knowledge of water systems or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Degree but can substituted for more years of experience.

Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s degree in emergency management, public or business administration, engineering, or a related field. Experience in emergency preparedness and response. Knowledge of emergency response and water systems.

Licensures and Certifications
Completion of FEMA Emergency Management Institute courses 100, 700, and 800. Possession of a SEMS EOC Position credential.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Base Pay


Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map