[Adopted 5-5-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-04]
The office of the Community Safety Coordinator within the Township of Woolwich is hereby created.
Appointment and term of office. The office of Community Safety Coordinator shall be appointed by the Township Committee. The term of said office shall be one year, commencing with January 1 of each year. Should the office become vacant during any term, it shall be filled by a similar appointment, but for the unexpired term only, and only at the discretion of the Woolwich Township Committee.
Powers and duties. The duties of the Community Safety Coordinator shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
The principal person responsible for the coordination of public safety within the Township.
Undertake projects, research, development and implementation of programs to educate the residential and commercial public in the areas of safety, including, but not limited to, the protection of personal property and belongings, prevention of identity theft, planning and instruction on the prevention of crime and crime awareness and reporting procedures.
Coordinate the efforts of all emergency service providers serving within the Township, including but not limited to police, fire, emergency management, and EMS services.
Confer with, monitor and assist the Emergency Management Coordinator in developing and implementing plans for emergency response, procedures, evacuations, Homeland Security measures, etc. And develop and promote programs of public awareness in this regard.
Evaluate public facilities for safety and crime prevention.
Evaluate commercial properties for safety and crime prevention, and meet with commercial business owners and employees to develop and effectuate emergency plans.
Prepare, as needed, reports; establish and maintain records and files.
Perform any and all other duties as may be required by the Township Committee and/or Administrator.
The Community Safety Coordinator shall be paid a salary fixed and adopted by the Township Committee in the annual Salary Ordinance.
The Community Safety Coordinator shall be appointed on the basis of his executive qualifications, general qualifications and knowledge of safety-related issues.
The Community Safety Coordinator may be an employee of the Township serving in a different, but related, capacity and, by appointment, directed to serve in dual capacities.