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Emergency Services & Security Superintendent Needed ASAP

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    A very large international owner/operator in the Midwest is looking to bring on board an Emergency Services & Security Superintendent. Please find a position description below:


    Position Title: Emergency Services & Security Superintendent
    Reports To: (position) HSSE Manager

    Position Summary

    The Emergency Services and Security Superintendent will have overall responsibility for emergency response and security on site. The position will provide functional and administrative leadership to the site fire department and security staff. This includes both salaried and hourly represented staff.

    This role is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing improvements to the facility emergency response plan and the facility security plan. This requires ongoing networking with the appropriate subject matter experts in the Safety and Operational Risk group and Group Security. Additionally, the individual in this role will have regular interaction with various regulatory agencies or governmental bodies such as the US Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, local law enforcement, and Local Emergency Planning Committees

    Essential Functions / Key Accountabilities

    Develop and ensure ongoing capabilities for the site Incident Management team through coaching during events, providing training and execution of hypothetical emergency exercises
    Develop and implement site-wide emergency response procedures such as severe weather response, evacuation, etc.
    Develop, implement and monitor for effectiveness the Facility Response Plan
    Provide specialized Spill Response and Emergency Management training support and coordination
    Develop competencies of shift fire chiefs
    May participate as a member of the America Response Team
    Drive improvement in the site Emergency Response capabilities, both people and infrastructure
    Act as the site Subject Matter Expert for fire protection and detection systems and NFPA requirements

    Serve as the Facilities Security Officer (FSO) under Federal regulations and MTSA
    Establish and maintain plans and resources that assure that the site meets MARSEC levels
    Ensure site practices align with Group Security requirements
    Serve as the primary link with the Regional Security Advisor (RSA) and the Group Security Network
    Develop working relationships with law enforcement entities and industrial security professionals
    Develop and implement security procedure and programs to prevent, detect and react to known or suspected cased of criminal activity, terrorist activity, or unethical business conduct in accordance with Group Standards and Guidelines
    Perform security risk assessments based on vulnerability criteria to determine appropriate levels of protection and security necessary for the site
    Develop, implement and monitor for effectiveness the Facility Security Plan

    OMS Accountabilities

    The OMS Subject Matter Expert is an individual that has been identified based on their role, as the knowledgeable and accountable person for delivery of one or more OMS Essentials. The incumbent in this role will have accountabilities for the following OMS elements:
    3.5 – Security
    4.6 – Crisis and Continuity Management and Emergency Response

    Job Dimensions:

    This role is focused on the health and monitoring of the essentials which they are accountable for as identified in the LOMS.


    Monitor the health of the essential, specifically being accountable for the conformance ranking and residual risk.
    Lead the development of work process mapping for essentials where this is appropriate. This includes documentation and development of 1-2 KPIs, which demonstrate the effectiveness of the essential in delivering business value.
    Lead activities in the SIP related to OMS Essential Gaps SPA.
    Drive CI associated with the essential.
    Provide updates into the LOMS as needed in content and document linkages.
    Accountable for managing the deviation process for their essentials.


    Bachelors degree preferred.


    More than 10 years experience in a refining or petrochemical facility.
    Strong emergency response and fire background.
    Incident Command System (ICS) experience.
    Experience with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements.
    Working knowledge of OPA 90 Oil Pollution Control Act.
    Previous experience in security.
    Working knowledge of MARSEC/CFATS requirements.

    Required Skills / Competencies


    Negotiating and leadership skills, with the ability to be patient, flexible and diplomatic.
    Strong work ethic.
    Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
    Ability to work effectively with employees and contractors at all levels .
    Strategic Security Management Align Security with business strategy to create outcomes that further business success while providing the necessary assurance to management of risk mitigation.
    Investigations Provides the organization with an effective professional investigative capability by identifying, development, assembling, and analyzing complex factual information in accordance with applicable legal and company standards of conduct. Proactively assesses areas of potential exposure to minimize adverse consequences while displaying sensitivities to relevant legal issues, business needs, and organizational constraints.
    Risk Assessment & Analysis Assist the businesses in the identification and analysis of their security risks utilizing proven methodology as the basis for security decision making.
    Risk Management Utilize the risk assessment in the design, selection, utilization and integration of security processes and equipment.
    Professional Credibility Deliver results and contribute to business decision making, thereby enhancing individual and functional credibility. Has confidence of site leaders.
    Knowledge Leadership Effective influencing, presentation and facilitation skills. Ability to communicate intricate and sensitive situations to various levels of the organization and external environments. Ability to exercise effective independent judgment and take appropriate action. Balance team and individual leadership.

    Certifications / Licenses List any required and preferred certifications/licenses

    Security accreditation (e.g. CPP, CFE) preferred.
    Firefighter certifications preferred

    Our client will structure the appropriate compensation package around the right individual. Relocation assistance will be provided for this position as well.

    Please email me if you are interested or if you know someone who may be interested and qualified in this opportunity! This is an immediate need.



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