Manager, Safety, Security & Emergency Management
Langara College
Vancouver, BC, Canada
1d ago

Job Description :

Under the general guidance of the Director, Facilities, this position administers various College programs to ensure a safe and secure learning and work environment for students, employees, and visitors at the College.

This position manages the following College programs : campus security, emergency planning, and occupational health and safety.

The Manager ensures compliance with applicable legislated requirements and College policies and procedures.

Qualifications Required :


  • Related Bachelor's degree OR four years of cumulative specialized training and education in emergency management, public safety and business administration, Preference given to candidates with a diverse combination of formal education / specialized training in areas of public safety and emergency management.
  • Over six (6) years of progressively senior roles in public safety, security management, emergency planning, and occupational health & safety.
  • Preference given to candidates with expertise in public safety and emergency management.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of risk management principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of security, fire protection, occupational health and safety, WorkSafe B.C. regulations and loss prevention.
  • Knowledge of emergency planning, preferably in a post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in conducting security investigations, gathering and documenting evidence.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and public policy at the Federal and Provincial level with regard to FOIPOP, PIPEDA and PIPA.
  • Skills & Abilities

  • Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Interpret and apply College, government, agency, and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Meet deadlines, prioritize, and work under pressure.
  • Exercise a high level of initiative and responsibility.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Manage, supervise and train employees, including organizing and assigning work.
  • Supervise contractors.
  • Use tact and discretion to deal with or settle complex requests or complaints.
  • A proactive, well-organized, energetic team player.
  • Establish and maintain effective and harmonious relationships at all levels, both within and outside the organization including students and employees.
  • Respond and manage potentially violent, dangerous, hazardous, or emergency situations.
  • Conduct thorough investigations regarding security issues.
  • Deal with complainants involving safety and security concerns which requires sensitivity and confidentiality.
  • Conduct worksite inspections and / or identify hazards and recommend or implement corrective safety measures.
  • Maintain current knowledge in new or existing standards, regulations and laws relevant to occupational health & safety.
  • Intermediate knowledge in the use of computer applications including : word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database management (MS Access), e-mail, and Internet navigation.
  • Working Conditions

  • Remains on call during off work hours on a 24-hour basis for physical, safety, and security emergencies.
  • To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.

    Salary Range :

    $39.58 - $58.06 per hour

    Pay Grade : Admin Paygrade 10

    Admin Paygrade 10

    Compensation beyond the mid-point requires approval by the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC).

    Scheduled Weekly Hours :

    Hours may vary according to the needs of the department.

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