Leadership Solutions

Director of Security

Organization:

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Location:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Description:

The Director of Security directs and coordinates activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, invitees and others; ensuring that BCPA's and other Performing Arts Center Authority (PACA) managed facilities safety and security is maintained at the highest level.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Will be the primary contact for all security related matters serving as a liaison to city, county, state and federal law enforcement, as needed.
  • Serve as primary contact for all event organizers, tour managers and company staff in all matters related to event security and safety.
  • Oversee all aspects of the security contract, as it pertains to post orders, appropriate staffing numbers, scheduling and budget.
  • Maintain highest customer service standards as well as professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Enforce security policies and procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date on security trends and best practices.
  • Monitor all related governmental agencies to anticipate potential disruptions to business.
  • Manage the Center's Emergency Response Plan as it pertains to updates and implementation.
  • Schedule and conduct fire drills, active shooter drill and other safety/security related exercises.
  • Work with management and staff to monitor security procedures, to identify issues, and develop and implement solutions and strategies with security department.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and make recommendations for improvement of all areas.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Able to supervise all aspects of a department.
  • Even tempered when dealing with hostile or antagonistic situations.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays regularly.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbal and written, in English.
  • Knowledge of equipment and of the tools, materials, and practices of the industry.
  • Skilled in Windows based programs.
  • Able to keep records and prepare reports.
  • Able to work effectively and positively with others.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Five (5) years’ experience at a supervisory level in law enforcement agency, military or private sector security program.
  • Experience in dealing with the public in emergency situations including accidents, civic disturbance, bomb threats, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of the issues, principals, tactics and procedures related to security and safety in a public venue.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their resume to securitysearch@browardcenter.org.

URL:

https://www.browardcenter.org/assets/doc/Director-of-Security-posting-65ebef4277.pdf

Posted:

25-Feb-2019