Assistant Public Safety Manager



Reports to: Public Safety Manager
Location: Eden Prairie
Hours/week: 32+ hours
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt


The Assistant Public Safety Manager will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the overall security of Grace Church properties including the operational and physical security through the following duties:

  • Manage department operations in the absence of the Manager
  • Support the development and maintenance of operating policies and protocols
  • Assists with the coordination, management and scheduling of security for daily operational needs and special events
  • Maintain security service records for Sundays, holidays and special events, training and certification, equipment/uniform inventory, and volunteer years of service
  • Assist Public Safety Manager with the annual security and safety audits
  • Assist Public Safety Manager with office administration and operational functions including responding to voicemails and emails, maintain calendar, organizational charts, and scheduling appointments as directed by the Public Safety Manager
  • Prepare training binders for and onboard new hires/volunteers
  • Assist with design, program, and management of security systems
  • Assist with engaging, recruiting, training and scheduling volunteers to meet the public safety needs for daily activities and special events.
  • Collaborate and communicate with other departments maintaining strong relationships
  • Provides security and safety training to public safety team volunteers and select staff/volunteers in ministries outside of Public Safety.
  • Provide Public Safety presence in the building during Sunday services, Holiday services, outside events, and Monday through Thursday evenings during programming
  • Provide positive public relations and guest services when to our guests and congregants
  • Monitor and prevent unauthorized entry into restricted areas
  • Assess, respond, contain and resolve situations that arise by taking appropriate action steps based upon policies and training
  • Monitor, enforce and correctly report violations of church rules and applicable state laws
  • Write legible, timely, concise, and accurate statements or reports for incidents
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Testify in court proceedings as required
  • Provide leadership, under the command of the Public Safety Manager, during perceived and real threats to correctly identify and adjust security and safety posture as needed
  • Assist Public Safety Manager in the process of contacting 911 for emergency assistance and communicate and work with responding police, medical and fire personnel
  • Operate church vehicles in accordance with the church and department policies
  • Requires availability to work one to two full weekends (Friday and Saturday) monthly
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, secondary schooling in Law Enforcement, Security or related field, medical certifications such as First Aid/AED, EMR, EMT
  • Training: security, medical, radio, dispatch training and/or experience preferred, administrative operations
  • Knowledge of security, loss prevention, medical response, conflict resolution, emergency planning, use of force continuum/model, EDPs, card access systems, camera surveillance systems, outlook
  • Experience: 5 years of relevant experience
  • License: State of Minnesota Permit to Carry
  • Understands and adheres to Grace Church Public Safety department's rules of conduct including uniforms, and grooming standards outlined in the Public Safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to remain calm and make good decisions in high-stress situations and ability to handle disgruntled or agitated people in potentially hostile and physical situations.
  • Ability to utilize strong verbal and interpersonal skills when speaking to staff and guests
  • Ability to demonstrate positive public relations skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Maintain a physical ability level that allows for carrying out all aspects of the position including (not limited to): standing, walking, sitting, crawling, squatting, crouching, kneeling, and bending
  • Ability to climb several flights of stairs in a timely manner when necessary
  • Agreement of exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Agreement of exposure to intermittent noise above 85 decibels
  • In agreement with Grace Church’s Statement of Faith

To Apply:

Send a professional resume and an employment application form to [email protected].



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