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Manager, Security Programs




San Antonio, TX


Oversees domestic and international security policy development.

  • Coordinates with Corporate Legal Department on proposed, new, or evolving legislation affecting regulated facilities.
  • Conducts all pre-acquisition and pre-partnership Security Vulnerability Assessments (SVAs).
  • Conducts interviews with local SMEs to identify, quantify, and prioritize security risks, and develops counter-measures.
  • Drafts and submits Facility Security Plans in accordance with IMO ISPS, both domestic and international, and provides oversight for plans submitted by joint venture/strategic partners.
  • Conducts on-site audits of facilities in accordance with established regulations.
  • Documents baseline security standards and notification protocols within contract amendments for international partners and clients, and conducts routine audits to ensure compliance.
  • Provides operational oversight of all security-issued contracts for staffing and technology.
  • Serves on the AFPM Security Subcommittee, providing operational insight to proposed regulations and amendments.
  • Acts as liaison with DoS, FBI, FPMX, SEMAR, SEDENA, CISEN, and state/local law enforcement and response agencies.
  • Participates in the Overseas Security Advisory Council at all moderate/high risk locations with which Valero conducts business, to include Juarez, Chihuahua, Nuevo Laredo, Matamoros, San Luis Potosi, Mexico City, and Guadalajara.

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  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's or higher level degree in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Professional Security Studies, Security Management, or in a related field preferred.
  • 10 years of experience in security operations obtained through military, federal/state law enforcement, and/or enterprise private-sector security required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (read, write, and speak) required.
  • Experience with all components of existing state, federal, and international regulations, standards and guidance documents governing the security of petrochemical and terminal facilities required, including: International Maritime Organization International Ship & Port Security (IMO ISPS), Marine Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), and Customs Trade and Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) required.
  • Regulatory experience in both domestic and international petroleum sector (refining, marketing, terminaling or supply) required.
  • Experience in building plans, procedures, and programs that meet or exceed federal, state, and/or international standards for compliance required.
  • Experience with auditing methods and procedures required.
  • Experience communicating with established contacts within government, law enforcement and industry trade groups required.
  • Must be able and willing to travel up to 25% of time domestically and/or internationally as required.
  • Experience in developing course curricula and training preferred.

Position level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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