Full Time

Regional Security Advisor-Charleston, South Carolina

Secure Community Network Charleston SC

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:  

Under the direction of the Secure Community Network (“SCN”), the Charleston Jewish Federation and the Columbia Jewish Federation, the South Carolina Regional Security Advisor (“RSA”) will serve as a representative of SCN, working full time as an expert security advisor, liaison, training coordinator to provide direction and maintain oversight for the development, organization, implementation and monitoring of security operations and program, to include providing guidance and strategic direction to ensure the safety and security of all member institutions of the community and surrounding region, and serve as a liaison during crisis response and mitigation efforts, assisting local incident commanders and/or serve as an incident commander during crisis response and mitigation efforts if requested and/or required.  The RSA will coordinate with federal, state and local law enforcement, non-profit, public, private and other stakeholder organizations on community safety and security matters.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree, PLUS a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in Emergency Management, Security Risk Management, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Administration, United States Armed Forces OR equivalent combination of professional work experience, training and education. Preferred qualifications include prior supervisory and managerial experience.
  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization
  • Knowledge of incident and emergency management communication procedures and protocol
  • Knowledge of FEMA/DHS National Interoperability requirements in relation to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Ability to design, develop and implement and deliver Emergency Operation Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, Organizational Policies, and Training Programs
  • Skilled in designing, developing, interpreting and applying directives
  • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential efforts and document
  • Ability to supervise the activities of both paid staff and volunteers
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful situations and handle multiple tasks over an extended period of time
  • Ability to ascertain compliance with federal and state emergency preparedness laws, rules and regulations and explain compliance requirements to county and local officials
  • Ability to communicate in verbal, written or electronic formats in a concise and grammatically correct manner
  • Ability to make independent and accurate decisions in difficult matters with tact and courtesy
  • Skilled in utilizing professional judgment in dealing with entities from all sectors as well as other professionals in the field of law enforcement, intelligence and emergency management
  • Proficient in the development and implementation of emergency communication policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Proficient in the development and implementation of operational planning, policies, protocols and procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, working in an Apple environment (preferred) and general computer skills
  • Must be willing to travel and be on-call 24/7