Public Safety and Security Manager


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Reports to: Sr. Director of Operations
Location: Eden Prairie
Hours/week: 40 hours/week
FLSA Classification: Exempt


The Public Safety & Security 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:

  • Administer, maintain & develop safety and security policies & programs to ensure physical safety of all property and assets.
  • Supervise administration, operation and performance of Grace church's security equipment and a Public Safety Staff of Safety Officers.
  • Plan and analyze Grace Church security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
  • Administer Risk Assessments and modify procedures and policies as necessary.
  • Develop and administer EAP (Emergency Action Plan).
  • Ensures EAP is updated on an annual basis.
  • Oversee Executive Protection.
  • Manage Public Safety Budget.
  • Collaborates and communicates with other departments, maintaining strong relationships to ensure positive public relations and guest services to our staff, guests, and
  • Serve as Grace Church’s liaison with public law enforcement, fire, and other agencies.
  • Develop, schedule, and execute church-wide safety and security planning.
  • Conduct investigations and prepare incident and medical reports.
  • Oversee work schedules and delegate responsibilities to members of the public safety team.
  • Manage weekly roll call of Sunday Security staff, Wednesday programming and all other events.
  • Ongoing recruiting and development of Public Safety officers for all campuses.
  • Develop and execute training programs for all Public Safety officers, volunteers & staff.
  • Manage cameras and footage.
  • Manage access keycard badge access for volunteers and staff.
  • Schedule and manage door access.
  • Manage burglary alarm system.
  • Manage medical equipment and supplies throughout the building and all campuses.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Experience required: 5 years+ of full-time professional experience in the security industry or law enforcement and/or military.
  • Proven interpersonal communication skills and ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use discretion, and operate under ethical conduct.
  • Ability to resolve problems and maintain composure.
  • Must be proficient in the latest security technology.
  • Specific vision abilities required, corrected vision to 20/20.
  • Frequently requires lifting and/or moving 10 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires the physical flexibility to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Regularly requires hours outside of regular business hours and weekend work.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as drive & develop teams.
  • Exhibits a meaningful and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as evidenced by the manifestation of the fruit of the Holy Spirit.
  • Has a commitment to personal and active participation in the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matthew 28: 18-20).
  • Exhibits a lifestyle appropriate to a person in public Christian ministry by conducting life with the utmost integrity in all situations.
  • Consistent attendance and participation in Grace Church and involvement in the life of the church.
  • Must have & maintain a current Minnesota Permit to Carry.
  • Medical Certifications Preferred or able to obtain within first 90 days of employment: First Aid/AED, EMR, Etc.

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