Leadership Solutions

Director of Security


Fort Worth Housing Solutions


Ft. Worth, TX


The Director of Security is an agency-wide advanced security management position that is responsible for: (1) designing and implementing appropriate security processes and systems; (2) maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents and employees; (3) collaborating with local law enforcement agencies, neighborhood groups and integral stakeholders to enhance safety and security at FWHS communities; (4) developing and implementing comprehensive safety plans; and (5) manage the operations of the department personnel. Will handle highly confidential information; must possess a work ethic founded in honesty, dignity, integrity, self-respect and trust. Reports to the Senior Vice President of Development and Asset Management.


The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Plan, examine, analyze, evaluate and supervise the FWHS’s security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
  2. Develop plans, procedures, policies and recommendations to improve existing security methods and assure that the goals of the FWHS security program are met.
  3. Develop crime preventative programs, to include but not limited to working with community organizations, Resident Councils, FWPD, developer partners and others to implement a Resident Education Program.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Competencies:
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of the housing industry;
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining industry contacts;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales;
  • Proficient in use of standard office applications;
  • Experience working with Executive level staff and presiding Board members with diplomacy and professionalism;


  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement from an accredited college or university, or related field; or graduate of a recognized police or law enforcement academy. Eight or more years’ progressive experience in the security field. Completion of professionally recognized certifications and or licensing in related area.
  • Employee must possess a valid Texas driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the FWHS’s fleet auto insurance.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have above average abilities using computer Microsoft software such as MS Word, Outlook, and Excel and should be capable of using required by assigned tasks.

How to Apply:

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