Physical Security, Safety, Security System-Access Control
Director, EMSS – EMP-09
Hiring Salary Range: $99,944.00 to 127,930.40
Salary Range: $99,944.00 to $155,916.80
Full Time, Exempt Regular position
Location of position: Main Campus, Administration Building
Opening Date: July 18, 2017
Closing Date: August 1, 2017 *Please read below
Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. *Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting. Apply on-line by visiting www.denverwater.org/careers. Resumes may be attached to the application.
Denver Water’s Administrative ServicesDivision/Emergency Management, Safety, Security Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as the Director of EMSS (Emergency Management, Safety and Security). The Director of Emergency Management, Safety and Security is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction of emergency preparedness and response, security of all Denver Water staff and facilities, safety of employees and guests, and comprehensive loss control program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This position has formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
Apply industry-accepted methodologies and metrics to develop, plan, implement and continuously improve plans for business continuity, disaster recovery, employee and visitor safety, and security of all Denver Water facilities.
Coordinate the activities of provide strategic direction to, and coach staff.
Establish and maintain partnerships with key officials in federal, state and local public safety and emergency services agencies.
Evaluate Denver Water facilities and recommend safety and security improvements. Work with stakeholders to prioritize those recommendations, develop budgets, and implement approved projects.
Ability to facilitate discussion of sensitive security information with outside agencies and obtain federal security clearance.
Develop a culture of safety, security and emergency preparedness via integrated and relevant training, exercises and organizational communication.
Oversee investigation of accidents and security incidents including: root-cause analysis, preparation of appropriate documentation of injuries, property damage and public liability.
Establish guidelines for, and mange use of, emergency notification systems.
Establish policies, procedures, quality standards and work methods to monitor and enhance relevant programs.
Facilitate the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and corrective actions between all divisions and among all levels.
Support the organization’s risk management program by using sound risk management theories (e.g. vulnerability assessments, HIRA, THIRA) to identify and mitigate relevant risks.
Research and report on legislation, issues, trends, best practices and emerging technologies in emergency management, safety, and security.
Measure, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of emergency management, safety and security programs, implementing measures to ensure a good balance between expenditures and risk.
Perform related work as required.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Emergency Management, Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Occupational Safety and Health, Disaster Planning, Public Administration, Public Safety, Engineering or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum 10 years of related work experience and 2 years of supervisory experience.
Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Licenses, Registration and Certifications:
Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) / State of Colorado Certified Emergency Manager (CoCEM), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM), Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (P), ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800, FEMA Professional Development preferred.
Must possess (or obtain) and maintain a valid Class ‘R’ Colorado driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
May require HIPAA Training.
About Denver Water:
Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.
Denver Water maintains a SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS. Our Strategic Plan calls for "(a) work environment that enhances employee well-being by promoting safety and health in all we do." Providing a smoke-free work environment is a key step in promoting safety and health.
Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application.
An offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. For a position of this type, Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol.
All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check.
Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.3 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.