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JOB ADVT: Director, Safety & Security, UTech, Jamaica July 6, 2018

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Operations & Projects Division (Safety & Security Department)

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the Safety & Security Department:

Director – Safety & Security – Level 10




The Director of Safety and Security will be responsible for providing strategic direction and tactical and risk management to ensure the safety, security and well being of students, staff members, visitors and assets of the university, university residences and affiliate campuses.  He/she is also responsible for policy formulation and for the overall strategic design, implementation and evaluation of security and safety processes, programmes and systems based on a high level of expertise using in-house and contracted personnel.



The preferred applicant should possess


  • First Degree in Security Management or equivalent qualifications;
  • Private Security Regulatory Authority License;
  • Knowledge of sound security practices;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern crime prevention, criminal investigation, apprehension and rules of evidence;
  • Knowledge of the behaviour of criminals and the underlying causes;
  • Knowledge of defensive tactics;
  • Knowledge of Disaster and Emergency Management;
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
  • Knowledge of the Laws of Jamaica as they affect national, industrial and electronic security;
  • Specialised training in risk, crisis, conflict and supervisory management;
  • Possess a clean criminal record;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


At least ten (10) years experience in managing a security or law enforcement operation.


Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications, with subject line Safety & Security – Director, for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by 3:45 p.m. on July 11, 2018 or to:


Chief Human Resource Officer

Division of Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6



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