Life Safety and Asset Protection Associate

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American Red Cross - Orange County

  • 1 person is interested

The purpose of the Life Safety and Asset Protection (LSAP) activity is to identify safety, security, and asset concerns that may arise on a disaster relief operation.

Responsibilities:
* Respond to any major incidents occurring in assigned area of responsibility (shelters, headquarters, etc.) and provide direct assistance and guidance to Red Cross workers as needed to ensure safety and protection.
* Ensure that all Life Safety and Asset Protection tasks assigned are addressed immediately, appropriately, documented and shared with the supervisor.
* Identify and correct any safety issues reported in a timely manner.
* Ensure collaboration with other groups and activities as required and within their scope of responsibility.

Qualifications:
* Ability to conduct and document physical safety/security surveys and recognize LSAP issues, hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions on disaster relief operation and work to design and implement safe alternatives to mitigate or eliminate such conditions.
* Ability to work independently or in team settings.
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop, promote and maintain effective working relationships.
* Ability to handle obtained information with integrity and confidentiality.
* Ability to conduct interviews and administrative inquiries.
* Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
* Is able to:
Lift/carry 20 lbs. multiple times/shift.
Stand and/or sit for two-hour periods.
Walk on uneven terrain and/or walk for two miles during a shift.
Work outdoors in inclement weather, including extreme heat and/or humidity and/or extreme cold.
Speak clearly on phone and in person.
Work for long periods on computer.
Climb two or more flights of stairs.
Drive in day time and at night.
* Background in law enforcement preferred.

Location is Disaster Response Operations Headquarters or other work sites as assigned.

Time Commitment:
Regional responses: Shift work determined by the scale of the relief operation; a minimum requirement of 8-12 hours per day during the disaster relief operation for multiple, consecutive days.
Beyond Regional responses: 12-14 hour days for extended periods depending on distance. Time and length of commitment will vary by operation.

To volunteer please sign-up online at www.redcross.org/volunteer.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 Park Center Dr.Santa Ana, CA 92705

(33.75021,-117.83655)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Law Enforcement
  • Conflict Resolution

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Local Disaster Responses: a minimum requirement of 8-12 hours per day for multiple, consecutive days. National Response: 12-14 hour days for extended periods. Time and length of commitment will vary by operation.
  • Training provided.

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