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Job Title: 

Director of Safety and Security

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Salary Range: 
$131,981.00 - $175,000.00 Annually
Full Job Description: 


$131,981.00 - $175,000.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/17/22


CLOSING DATE: Continuous

HOW TO APPLY: Director of Safety and Security


King County Housing Authority, the largest affordable housing provider in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking our inaugural leader for the Director of Safety and Security. 
The achievement of KCHA’s mission is directly related to our ability to hire and retain a skilled, high-performing and diverse workforce that is equipped to carry out that mission. The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader with extensive and broad-based knowledge managing safety and security functions for a complex organization including integration of security systems, operations, and technologies and leading the development and work scope of related operational policies and procedures for KCHA.  The Director will continue to lead and support the agency in its progress towards building a safe and secure environment throughout the County at KCHA properties and sites.

The individual selected for this role will, under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director for Housing Assistance Programs, provide direction, leadership, and coordination to all safety and security functions of the Housing Authority. This includes overseeing the integration of security systems, operations, and technologies designed to protect the safety of staff, agency partners, residents, visitors and assets of the agency; providing strategic leadership, consultation and expertise related to the physical environment and to security technologies; leading the development of work scopes, operational policies and procedures; and overall strategic planning for the multifaceted, integrated security activities of the agency.  The Director will also be collaborating with multiple law enforcement, fire, and other external agencies on all matters involving safety and security, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Click here to view the Director of Safety and Security Recruitment Brochure.



Special Requirements:

  • Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license in order to travel regularly to KCHA sites as required.




Interested candidates should apply by January 6, 2023.  Electronic submissions should be submitted online at www.kcha.org/employment and should include a compelling cover letter, a comprehensive résumé, and two professional references.
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Sarah Crane, Senior Recruiter, by email at sarahcr@kcha.org with confidential inquiries and questions regarding the recruitment process.
Equal Opportunity:  
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, February 19, 2023
Job Location Details: 
Tukwila, Washington

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