Director of Public Safety - Miami Beach , Florida, United States, 33119

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field and 6/10 years of experience at a management level; significant experience in public safety; established, extensive positive working relationships with all federal, state, and local law enforcement, public safety, and emergency medical personnel is highly desirable. Must have a strong understanding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Incident Management System (NIMS) and demonstrate successful completion of Incident Command System Classes (ICS) 100/200/300.CPR; SIRA; AED; First Aid Certified; Convention Hospitality and/or Hotel industry experience would be helpful but not required;Must be a well-organized individual who is a team player and can relate to people at all levels of an organization; Proven participation or membership in industry organizations such as but not limited to ASIS, ESCA, IAVM, IAEE and PCMA would be helpful but not required SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Extensive management level experience in the public safety and security areas.Understand, interpret, explain and apply federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the conduct that affect security operations.Evaluate, develop and implement management systems, policies and controls.Exercise sound and expert independent judgement within general policy guidelines.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the local government entities, clients and staff.Knowledge of modern security and safety procedures, policies, standard operating procedures and methods.Knowledge in planning and coordination of security and safety investigations.Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and supervision.Knowledge of the convention, meeting, special events, exhibition and trade show industry.Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions, within seconds, if needed, during extreme emergency situations.Ability to demonstrate emotional stability during periods of tension and stress while carrying out assigned duties.Ability to recognize emergency situations and direct prompt and effective corrective measures.Ability to express ideas and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.Possess excellent interpersonal, communication, written, customer service and problem-solving skills, in dealing with guests, clients, employees, contractors and external organizations.Is flexible and committed to excellence in customer service.Develop, augment, implement and maintain industry best practices, rules, policies and procedures.