Title: Safety and Security Manager
Department: Facility Operations and Security
Reports To: Director of Facility Operations and/or Vice President of Operations
Direct Report(s): Security Guard(s)
The position requires a dedicated individual who will take direction from the Director of Facility Operations and/ or Vice President of Facility Operations and ins responsible for the leadership, strategic planning, supervising and training of all aspects of safety and security at the Mississippi Aquarium. The position will uphold all safety standards; ensure every element of the business is done in a manner that will keep team members and guests safe and secure. Protect the company and its assets by completing and recording daily rounds to determine, regulate and resolve possible threats. As well as being fully knowledgeable of industry standards and code compliance including but not limited to: OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, ADPA, AAUS, AZA. The position will act as a liaison and build a partnership with The Department of Homeland Security, Mississippi Department of Health and Safety, Gulfport Police, Gulfport Fire & Rescue as well as neighboring first responder networks and businesses.
Position may involve exposure to inclement weather, dust, potentially dangerous unpredictable animal species, and potentially dangerous machinery, restraint devices and toxic chemicals and/or drugs. Occasional use of protective clothing or equipment is required. (e.g. goggles, mask, gloves, or gowns)
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: