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Administrative Office of the Courts

AOC Statewide Facility Security Manager #10111636-21800, PERM, Full-Time, Santa Fe, NM

Opening Date: 10-31-2019 - Close Date: 11-23-2019

Job Pay Range: LL: $28.690 - $46.622 per hour

Target Pay Range/Rate: $28.690 - $35.863 per hour

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is recruiting for a full-time, classified AOC Statewide Facility Security Manager position #10111636-21800 for the AOC Court Operations Division in Santa Fe, New Mexico. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under administrative direction develop, manage, and direct a comprehensive emergency preparedness program and provide operational support towards improving the Judiciary’s physical security in statewide courts and facilities. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks. EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES ● The AOC Statewide Facility Security Manager will develop and implement facility security initiatives statewide. ● Develop a comprehensive emergency preparedness program to ensure judicial entities continue to perform their statutory mandates if or when confronted with a broad array of potential operational interruptions. ● Plan and direct crisis management activities. ● Develop and maintain statewide policies, procedures and standard operating procedures to guide the judicial entities towards best practices in security management and mitigating risk. ● Conduct risk assessments on the physical structures of the courtroom to best protect the citizens of New Mexico, judges and staff. ● Develop and implement preventive measures to mitigate risk, to include vulnerability assessments. ● Develop and facilitate security awareness and response training. ● Develop and implement emergency preparedness and response plans to ensure continuity of operations. To include identification of command structures, protocols, and communication routes for emergencies and responses. ● Develop and implement disaster recovery plans. Specifically, procedures to recover lost or vulnerable information in the event of an emergency. ● Conduct threat assessment and develop security and safety protocols for the judiciary, to include procedures the judicial entities would follow to identify serious threats, and proper protective action, and prioritize emergency management needs. ● Develop and implement a standard incident report form that allows for capturing data on items such as intelligence and funding needs. ● Develop strong and effective partnerships among all judicial entities, law enforcement, other governmental entities, and communicate to the public to ensure successful security operations can be developed and utilized. ● Research and draft proposed legislation and provide testimony to the state legislature regarding the judiciary’s emergency management needs. May lobby for legislative support on behalf of projects and/or the Judicial Branch; prepare bill analyses to assess the impact of proposed legislation and assist in developing strategies for passage of legislation. Prepare and present presentations; serve on statewide or local committees; speak at national, state and local conferences regarding project initiatives; manage and direct project contractors and associated budget; and keep up to date with latest trends in court management locally and nationally. ● Other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant should have advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of public and court administration, emergency management services, and disaster planning, applicable federal state and local laws and procedures; preparation of emergency management plans, principles and practices of public administration as they pertain to emergency and facility safety planning; management practices and techniques for managing multiple and diverse statewide projects, and the ability to react calmly and promptly during an emergency/disaster crisis. Experience with legislative and budget processes, organization and general operations of a court system and government as well as skill analyzing and assessing court operations, and evaluating court program services. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following functions are representative, but not all inclusive of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing tasks assigned to this job. Work is performed in an office, field or court setting. A valid driver's’ license is required and travel will be required in the course of work. The assigned work schedules may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays and overtime may be required. The employee may be required to respond after hours to an emergency/disaster or potential emergency. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, elected officials at all levels, business and education professionals, the public, judges, and justices; work under severe time constraints and meet multiple demands from multiple sources. This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed. BENEFITS: ● Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP). [] ● State paid life insurance, supplemental and dependent life insurances. ● Optional flexible spending accounts for medical, day-care, and travel expenses. ● Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave. ● Ten (10) holidays. ● Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan. ● State Retirement Plan []


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Crisis and Disaster Management, Safety Management, Disaster Preparedness, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Safety, Psychology, Social Work, Communications, Business or Public Administration, Judicial Administration, Criminology, Management, or a directly related field.
  • Education Substitution: Experience in crisis or disaster management, disaster preparedness, occupational safety and health, public safety, or other directly related field may substitute on a year for year basis. An emergency management certification may substitute for up to one year of education.
  • Experience: Six (6) years of experience in managing, designing, developing, implementing or coordinating facility security, emergency preparedness, or disaster planning programs or related experience.
  • Experience Substitution: Additional relevant education at the Master’s degree level may substitute for experience at a rate of thirty (30) semester hours equals one year of experience. Education may not substitute for supervisory experience.
  • Other: Completion of a post-offer background check may be required. Completion of state defensive driving training and valid New Mexico driver’s license may be required.
TO APPLY: Please submit a New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment or a Resume and a Resume Supplemental form and proof of education to:

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Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Ellen Skaggs
237 Don Gaspar, Rm 25
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Fax No.: (505) 827-8091