Secure Community Network
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Med/Den/Vision/FSA/STD/LTD/Parental Leave/Life/Vol Life/403(b)


Under the direction of the Secure Community Network ("SCN"), and the Birmingham Jewish Federation ("Federation"), the Regional Security Advisor ("RSA") will serve as a representative of SCN as an expert security advisor, liaison, and training coordinator to provide direction and maintain oversight for the development, organization, implementation, and monitoring of the Federation security operations and program, to include providing guidance and strategic direction to ensure the safety and security of the regional community, and serve as a liaison during crisis response and mitigation efforts, assisting local incident commanders and/or serving as an incident commander during crisis response and mitigation efforts, if requested and/or required. The RSA will coordinate with federal, state, and local law enforcement, nonprofit, public, private, and other stakeholder organizations on community safety and security matters


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, PLUS a minimum of ten (10) years experience in Emergency Management, Security Risk Management, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Administration, United States Armed Forces OR equivalent combination of professional work experience, training, and education. Preferred qualifications include prior supervisory and managerial experience.
  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization
  • Knowledge of incident and emergency management communication procedures and protocol
  • Knowledge of FEMA/DHS National Interoperability requirements in relation to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Ability to design, develop and implement and deliver Emergency Operation Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, Organizational Policies, and Training Programs
  • Skilled in designing, developing, interpreting, and applying directives
  • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential efforts and documents
  • Ability to supervise the activities of both paid staff and volunteers
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful situations and handle multiple tasks over an extended period of time
  • Ability to ascertain compliance with federal and state emergency preparedness laws, rules, and regulations and explain compliance requirements to county and local officials
  • Ability to communicate in verbal, written, or electronic formats in a concise and grammatically correct manner
  • Ability to make independent and accurate decisions in difficult matters with tact and courtesy
  • Skilled in utilizing professional judgment in dealing with entities from all sectors as well as other professionals in the field of law enforcement, intelligence, and emergency management
  • Proficient in the development and implementation of emergency communication policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Skilled in the development and implementation of operational planning, policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, working in an Apple environment (preferred), and general computer skills
  • Must be willing to travel and be on-call 24/7
  • Travel will be required and may involve coverage, including areas outside the immediate Region to support significant events or incident response for an extended period with little advance notice-the ability to respond after-hours and be placed "on-call," as necessary.
  • This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government/organizational closures due to weather, protests, natural or manmade incidents.


The Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3), is the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Founded in 2004 by The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, SCN supports individuals and Jewish organizations through information and intelligence-sharing, security assessments of organizations and facilities, training, consultation, and incident response on behalf of 146 Federations, 50 partner organizations and over 300 independent communities as well as with other partners across sectors.

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