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Director of Security

Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is seeking a full-time Director of Security at our transitional housing facility for families with children, located in Soundview Bronx.

ABOUT HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC. 

Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is a non-profit social services organization operating family shelters throughout NYC that serve as a hub of opportunity for families both residing in shelter as well as those in the neighboring community. On-site programs range from childcare, early childhood education centers, afterschool clubs and programs, and youth recreation activities, such as sports teams, to housing assistance, case management, parenting workshops, career and job vocational training, support groups and substance abuse assistance, and family engagement and recreation events for the whole family. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Plan, coordinate, supervise and evaluate safety activities and regulations of the facility; coordinate public safety issues and programs with facility administration.
  • Develop policies and procedures to implement directives from facility administration and/or central office management.
  • Control exiting and entry of residents/staff/visitors.
  • Review performance and effectiveness of safety procedure and consult with Administrator regarding any changes or issues.
  • Ensure the proper and timely reporting of incidents to Facility Administration and central office management.
  • Attend meetings or workshops to keep abreast of current trends in public safety. 
  • Train and supervise subordinate personnel.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, and clients.
  • Exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions.
  • Inspect entire facility physical premises and all residential units to ensure compliance with FDNY and DHS guidelines. 
  • Act as liaison with NYPD/FDNY as required. 
  • Maintain fire safety regulations. 
  • Ensure that certificates of fitness are current for all security staff for fire guard/fire safety coordinator. 
  • Ensure that all staff are in compliance with their mandated certifications and licenses. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years’ experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience in a similar position. 
  • Demonstrated experience with fire safety codes and regulations. 
  • Law enforcement experience a plus. 
  • Sensitivity and awareness while working with homeless and vulnerable populations. 

COMPENSATION/EEO:

 In order to attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring an appropriate work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision), an employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, and ample personal and sick leave. 

Homes for the Homeless is committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment, and prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, arrest or conviction, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law. 

 

Director of Security

Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is seeking a full-time Director of Security at our transitional housing facility for families with children, located in Soundview Bronx.

ABOUT HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC. 

Homes for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Location

On-site
1600 Randall Ave, Bronx, NY 10473, USA

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