Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
  • 15-Aug-2019 to 14-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • Adminstration
  • St Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis invites applications for the position of Director, Safety & Security.  The Director of Safety & Security will maintain a safe and secure environment for members, employees and visitors by helping to develop, establish and enforce safety and security policies, access control procedures, accident prevention efforts, oversee risk management efforts, fire, safety, emergency management, and asset protection.  The Director of Safety & Security performs tasks in developing, implementing, and managing programs designed to effectively address security and Club safety needs. Employee is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive Club safety program, which includes working with local law enforcement agencies and offices.


  • Coordinates a comprehensive security/Club safety program, policies and procedures by studying organization operations and schedules; establishing internal controls; conducting inspections as appropriate; reporting potential hazards to appropriate departments; creating and updating BGCSTL Board policies and Standard Operating Procedures, safety and security manuals.
  • Coordinates Club safety compliance with federal, state and local regulations by studying existing and new requirements and overseeing and enforcing Club-wide adherence to requirements.
  • Coordinates safety planning and practice to support programmatic processes of each Club by creatively implementing best practices in safety, security and emergency preparedness with proper adaptation to the environment, creativity and innovation so the process of youth development can be enhanced rather than impeded by safety efforts.
  • Serves as a liaison with local law enforcement agencies and offices.
  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of Club safety requirements through BGCA, compliance and reporting responsibilities and related legal benchmarks from federal and state law.
  • Conducts and coordinates safety, security and emergency preparedness training by developing, scheduling and/or facilitating training for staff, members and public safety officials relating to Club safety, security and emergency preparedness
  • Coordinates the training of personnel in areas of safety, including first aid, CPR, accident prevention, abuse prevention, and investigation, work place inspections and other matters related to implementing safety procedures at Clubs
  • Assures annual and pre-employment safety training is conducted as scheduled.
  • Safety & Security Director will perform an inspection of the premises. Following the inspection, a written report of his/her findings and recommendations should be given to the supervisor and appropriate Board committee. 
  • When the Club is considering the rental of its facilities, Safety & Security Director ensures appropriate lease agreements and hold-harmless agreements have been signed, and that an endorsement is written listing the Club as an additional insured. If rental of the premises is for public functions, the Safety & Security Director should review the nature of the activity.
  • Works with appropriate departments to meet operational security needs within budget; works with Finance, Facilities and Maintenance departments for capital improvements as needed; schedules expenditures.
  • Coordinates with site-based administrators, Maintenance and Facilities Departments to address and correct safety/security issues at Club.
  • Keeps in compliance with and abreast of all OSHA regulations.
  • Secures facilities, equipment, members and personnel by working in conjunction with the appropriate departments in recommending safety and security equipment purchases and upgrades; maintaining records of fire and other emergency drills and conducting drills when appropriate; supervising and maintaining access control and key distribution
  • Safety & Security Director reviews the need for security, video surveillance, and/or fire detection system in the Club.  Safety & Security Director will be involved in reviewing the plans and proposal with the President.
  • Develops a close working relationship with the local fire marshal.
  • Manages data regulatory requirements and health and safety compliance by communicating with federal, state, county, city, police and fire to obtain information on hazardous conditions/materials, accidents, regulations, licenses, inspections, codes, laws, etc.; disseminating the information to the appropriate personnel; and tracking data as required.




Education:  Bachelor's degree.  Background Clearance required. 


Experience:   Demonstrated professional work experience on at least one of the primary fields related to this position:  Law Enforcement, Security, Emergency Management, and Risk Management.  Experience working within a school or youth-serving organization desired.  Preferred training may include: Approved Police Academy or equivalent, FBI National Academy Program, Advanced Police Management Program, National Fire Academy, Emergency Management Institute, Security Training Programs or other comparable training programs.  Other desirable trainings include: Tactical Response Training; Emergency Management Certification; CEPTD/ Mitigation Training; and Hazard Mitigation & Prevention. 

Must possess a valid driver's license and evidence of insurability

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