DIRECTOR OF SECURITY 40170

(Competitive)


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:


The work involves responsibility for providing effective levels of security for all buildings within the downtown complex including its property, equipment and personnel. This will include planning, developing, implementing and monitoring all policies and procedures to maintain and enhance security for the downtown complex. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that effective access control, emergency response functions and safety procedures are carried out and that all security equipment is functional and up-to-date. Work is carried out in compliance with all applicable state and federal guidelines and regulations. Work is performed under the general direction of the Commissioner of Facilities Management who allows the incumbent independence in planning and implementation of procedures. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:




FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:


Good knowledge of the fundamentals of security work.

Good knowledge of the laws, regulations and fundamentals of safety.

Good knowledge of the sources of information relating to safety programs as well as state and federal

regulations.

Good knowledge of county human resource policies including investigation and disciplinary procedures.

Ability to organize and conduct security and safety programs.

Ability to evaluate existing physical protection systems and to assess and improve these systems.

Ability to recognize and keep vital security information in a confidential manner.

Ability to make detailed inspections and to recognize potential security or safety hazards.

Ability to use tact and courtesy in dealing with employees, visitors, and contractors.

Ability to keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.





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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Law, Criminal justice, Criminology or related field and three (3) years of work experience, or its part‑time equivalent, in a related field or,


  1. A Masters Degree in Law, Criminal justice, Criminology or related field and one (1) year of work experience, or its part‑time equivalent, in a related field.




Date Revised 12/19