Protective Security Manager

  • Company: Gavin de Becker
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Posted: July 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 715997
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's Most At-Risk Public Figures
Security Managers are the center point of GDBA's protective security details. They act as a "clearinghouse of information" regarding known or potential security concerns so that situations can be viewed comprehensively.  Security Managers understand the client's needs and challenges and design procedures and systems to safeguard client safety and peace of mind. They interact daily with their own team of Protectors, but also have connectivity with leaders in GDBA's other divisions, as required by the detail.
Required Qualifications
  • 7+ years of combined experience in executive protection and corporate security OR  served as a Commissioned Officer or Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (E-6+) in the military.
  • Demonstrated exceptional results in a security management role, as well as potential for continued success within GDBA's mission and culture.
  • Comprehension of how service design affects security operations and public relations.
  • Prioritizes physical fitness and maintains top physical condition to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Drug and Nicotine-Free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA.
  • Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation.
Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting.
  • Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation.
  • Served in a client-facing role in the private industry (for example, in hotel and hospitality) and demonstrated an aptitude for working with people.
  • Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification, as well as BSIS-Issued Guard Card and .40 Caliber Exposed Carry Permit.
Responsibilities & Expectations
Leadership & Training
  • Motivate, coach, and counsel Protectors on your team.
  • Train Protectors in physical security and close protection.
  • Manage the site schedule and all day-to-day residential and field operations.
  • Write incident reports, performance evaluations, and site standard operating procedures.
  • Update leadership team on all site and detail operations, as well as ongoing quality assurance projects.
Emergency Management
  • Implement emergency action plans responding to security breaches, natural disasters, power outages, and medical emergencies.
  • Serve as a primary liaison to threat assessment teams for incidents that may escalate to violence, including difficult terminations, public demonstrations, and other threat assessment casework.
Quality Assurance
  • Identify areas of improvement to bolster security and safety measures.
  • Audit and inspect all security procedures and systems for command center operations, scheduled public appearances, and travel security details.
Physical Readiness & Response
  • As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times.
  • Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field.
Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Security Managers can expect to earn a base earnings, as well as Per Diem stipend pay.  Contracts are typically based on a 48-hour work week.  Base earnings are determined by qualifications and performance at the Training Academy.  
  • Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses.

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