Security Supervisor

Full Time
EXPIRES 30 Jul, 2021

Job Location

Prashad Nagar, Georgetown, Guyana


The Security Supervisor’s job is to implement and maintain internationally accepted standards for child safeguarding and oversee, organize, and manage security and safety operations at our school.  The inherent responsibilities include:

  • Ensure quality control and adherence to policies and expectations
  • Assess, manage, and minimize risks to persons and property
  • Coordinate safety and emergency procedures


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in security management
  • 5 CSEC passes inclusive of Mathematics and English Language
  • A Degree in a related field or equivalent OR will we accept a Diploma in Public Safety and Security Management
  • Knowledge of security protocols
  • Computer Literacy- Microsoft Office, Google Suite


Security Management

  • Direct and manage the development and preparation of the organization’s security strategy and general business planning;
  • Maintain accurate security records;
  • Support to all other departments with security and related issues;
  • Conduct safety and security surveys of all school-controlled properties;
  • Conduct background checks for all new hires;
  • Collaborate with HR to recruit new security personnel
  • Issuing and management of School ID cards and keycards;
  • Direct, manage and maintain contact with internal and external clients/customers for feedback and to obtain client/customer satisfaction information;
  • Coordinate with local law enforcement and other entities when required;
  • Coordinate transportation of school approved routine travel of faculty members;
  • Traffic management;

Occupational Health & Safety Management

  • Ensuring that the school meets all required security and associated health and safety objectives;
  • To maintain and improve mechanisms for risk assessment and disseminate feedback to the appropriate internal departments;
  • Manage the fire alarm, burglar alarm and CCTV systems;
  • Manage all safety and security drills;
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for other cultures and communities

Staff Management

  • Train and appraise individual team members to ensure targets are met;
  • Direct and manage the performance and development of team members;
  • Direct and manage the preparation and agreement of individual action plans and targets for all team members;
  • Delegate authority and responsibility to team with supervision, accountability and review;
  • Demonstrate to your team members commitment, security knowledge, work ethics and habits and personal character;
  • Help personnel in your section work toward shared goals; create a sense of continuity and teamwork;


  • Preparation of reports on a monthly basis; as agreed;
  • Prepare and carry out presentations; present proposals to enable the team to deliver effective security;
  • Prepare annual budgets for security and safety in collaboration with the Business Manager;
  • To serve on the leadership, HSSE, child-safeguarding, other standing and ad hoc committees;

From time to time, you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role even where these may fall outside of your own department/team.

Apply now

Please submit your resume along with a recent police clearance and two professional references to to the Human Resources Officer, Georgetown International Academy, 9-10 Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown no later than July 14th, 2021 .

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Georgetown International Academy Inc.


Established in 1971, our school was founded to provide an American based education in Guyana to serve U.S. embassy families. We grew to serve other local diplomatic as well as multinational business communities. As the only U.S. accredited educational institution in the country, we look within and beyond Guyana in order to benchmark our programs, faculty, facilities, and results against the finest international schools in the region. Situated on a secure campus located in the Prashad Nagar neighborhood of Georgetown, we offer the most robust academic and extracurricular programs of any school in the country.
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