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Singapore American School

Established in 1956, the Singapore American School (SAS) is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school offering an American based curriculum for preschool through grade 12 expatriate students. Located on thirty-seven acres in the Woodlands area of Singapore, the purpose built and newly expanded school includes state-of -the-art facilities for students at all grade levels. Over 50 different nationalities are represented among the 3800 students attending SAS.  Read More

Address      40 Woodlands Street 41 Singapore 738547
Website      www.sas.edu.sg/
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Security and Safety Assistant

Job Description:

This position is responsible for assisting the Security and Safety Manager in the safeguarding of people and property in a large school setting of more than 3,900 students, 600 staff, visitors and the public..  Generally, he/she will assist in overseeing, and coordinating the school’s overall security and safety operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the duties, the professionalism and rotational schedule of all contracted staff.
  • Assist with training and discipline
  • Assist with managing pedestrian, vehicular and bus traffic to ensure overall safety
  • Assist with patrolling school premises to ensure security of students, staff, authorized visitors and property
  • Assist with investigating and responding to all accidents/emergencies and coordinate appropriate crisis management
  • Administer emergency first-aid treatment as necessary while waiting for the appropriate arrival of the medical personnel
  • Report faults and assists with coordinating inspection of all security/safety related equipment (i.e. road blockers, alarms, fire-fighting equipments, surveillance equipments, etc.)
  • Facilitate and monitor guests and visitors access onto the SAS campus
  • Identify and report hazards on school premises which would endanger the safety of persons on campus
  • Report maintenance faults and issues, if any, as part of routine foot patrol and surveillance (e.g. leaks, accumulation of rubbish, mosquito breeding, etc)
  • Enforce and ensure compliance with School’s regulations pertaining to security, safety and proper usage of school property
  • Ensure compliance with all school policies and procedures as related to the job responsibilities of this position
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all records, correspondence, etc. in a well organized and accessible manner
  • Relate courteously and professionally with students, parents, staff, and visitors.
  • Provide leadership in the event of an emergency
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Security and Safety Manager, and/or Facilities and Services Director
Compensation will depend upon position, education, and related work experience.

Major benefits include excellent medical coverage, group life and short-term disability, sick and annual leave, 44 hours per week, 1.5 months for AWS, use of extensive school libraries, and opportunities for continued professional growth. 

The Security & Safety Assistant reports to the Security and Safety Manager and Director of Facilities & Services. The work year is 12-months (July of one year to June of the next). The work schedule is Monday to Saturday (when necessary in the event of responding to emergencies).

  • GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate, with at least 4 good credits, inclusive of English, or an appropriate educational background
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience (police force experience would be an advantage)
  • Be in excellent health and physically fit for the job
  • Demonstrated aptitude or competence to perform duties and responsibilities of this position including radio communication and computer skills
  • Must be eligible for or able to obtain any licenses, certificates, endorsements and/or permits required by local authorities in order to perform the functions of this position
  • Must possess valid first-aid/CPR certificate
  • Good English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Willing to work flexible and/or additional hours
  • Positive work attitude and initiative
  • Pleasant and have good ability to work diplomatically with all visitors, students and staff
Interested applicants are to submit their applications through our website at www.sas.edu.sg/working at SAS.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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