Leadership Solutions

Director, Security


Washington Nationals


Washington, DC


Reporting to the Vice President, Public Safety & Security, the Director of Security oversees the Special Police Officers and the Physical Security Program for the Washington Nationals. Responsibilities include Safety Act Support, overall organizational security strategies, security and safety programs and oversight for event and non-event operational security oversight. The scope of this role covers all utilized security technologies and services, including protection services, perimeter defenses, physical and logical access control, and profile management of all employees, contractors and visitors access control credentials. This person has responsibility for all Special Police Officer’s investigations, confidential data collection and protection, to include but limited to the development of security policies, standards, evaluations, roles, and the overall security protection of the facility.

This individual will work with all internal organization departments, third party groups, law enforcement and public safety agencies in the development and implementation of security strategy designed to provide a high level of security protection for the ballpark. In addition, this individual will be responsible for restricting freedom of movement in the appropriate areas of the ballpark to the appropriate people; while preserving and enhancing the facilities general freedom of movement used by fans and visitors at the appropriate times. This individual must be able to develop and implement flexible security solutions, dictated by the needs of a hybrid and rapidly evolving decentralized ballpark business environment, at the appropriate times and achieved superior security customer focused results.

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Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or equivalent military experience; or equivalent demonstrated work experience in the field of Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Physical Security Industry or be a former leader/advisor in the Military.
  • Minimum of 15 years of security and safety related experience that demonstrates initiative, leadership, effective communication, problem solving skills, conflict resolution and solid project management.
  • Minimum of 10 years of management experience.
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Sports Safety Professional (CSSP) or other industry related certifications a plus. Industrial safety experience and/or working knowledge of OSHA regulations strongly preferred.

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