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Director of Security

Company: Westhab
Location: White Plains
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Director of Security - Westchester DEPARTMENT: Housing & Services FLSA: Exempt REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President - Housing Services SUMMARY: The Director of Security establishes best practices and supervises all security functions for the Westchester programs. Manage all personnel matters and utilizes technology and onsite visits to monitor and protect the security, privacy, safety, and risk management of all properties, staff, clients, and tenant that operate within our portfolio. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine required. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervise the Security Manager for the Westchester shelter operations.
  • Ensure that all Security Personnel are in compliance with NYS Security Guard Act of 1992, and other local city, County, and State training requirements
  • Develop training programs applicable to the daily security functions and responsibilities
  • Develop / design security systems and make recommendation for implementation
  • Conduct mandatory Security Officer Training, First Aid and CPR training, and Fire Guard Training - fire prevention, fire extinguisher, and fire panel basics
  • Ensure that the service delivery of security staff is carried out to clients and tenants appropriately.
  • Write investigative reports and conduct investigations regarding incidents / accidents and employee misconduct
  • Trouble shoot video surveillance system and solicit contractor support if necessary
  • Liaise / establish partnerships with local law enforcement personnel
  • Respond to and address concerns of tenants and local merchants in the area
  • Conduct routine inspections of all sites (owned and managed) to ensure that security systems, i.e., cameras, intercoms, main entrance door locks are operable
  • Recruit, interview, hire, terminate, and monitor the performance of all new hires
  • Participate in hearings regarding disciplinary issues
  • Participate in inter-departmental meetings and conduct periodic staff meetings
  • Provide support to Management / Senior Staff requesting Security Services; i.e., Security, Escorts, Special Events, and security support at different sites
  • Other duties as assigned EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Position requires a high school diploma and at least 5 years of related supervisory security experience. Requires NYS certification for security guards as well as clearance by the child abuse registry. Flexible hours and scheduled/unscheduled evening and weekend work required; on-call 24/7. Good written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal and supervisory skills are required. Requires use of own car and valid NYS driver's license. AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS: Westhabis aprominentcommunitydevelopmentorganization, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of ourcommunityeach year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives.Working atWesthabis not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are a results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA): The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures safe and healthful working conditions to workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Westhab complies with all applicableOSHAstandards, rules and regulations in addition to keeping our workplaces free of serious recognized hazards. The following questions are entirely optional. To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more .

Keywords: Westhab, White Plains , Director of Security, Executive , White Plains, New York

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