MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Public Safety

The main responsibilities of the Civil Defense Specialist include:

1) high-risk threats to cultural property: 
- developing plans for the protection and evacuation of cultural property, and keeping those plans up to date,
-  training department and section heads on the organization of the protective system, 
- training designated persons for auxiliary protective tasks,
- inspecting equipment needed for the evacuation of cultural property,
- identifying cultural property on the Museum grounds,
- maintaining records relevant these tasks.

2) supervision of the civil defense staff:
- appointing members to the civil defense formation on an ongoing basis,
- contacts with local security agencies on civil defense formation membership documentation,
- contact with the municipal civil defense office and attending training sessions,
- cooperating with the civil defense commandant in training and in organizing the protection of cultural property,
- maintaining records relevant to these tasks.

3) maintaining the confidential chancery and serving as Plenipotentiary for the Security of Classified Information: 
- developing plans for dealing with material containing classified information constituting state secrets or professional secrets.

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