Under general supervision, supervises a team of security guards and
lead security guards to ensure the protection of buildings and
properties and safeguards occupants and visitors during normal
operations and special events.
1. Determines work priorities, plans and distributes work assignments,
and reviews work to ensure work completed is accurate, timely, professional,
and in compliance with established regulations. Provides guidance and
training to a team of security guards.
2. Develops and coordinates staffing schedules to ensure coverage at all
established security posts for each shift; that each security guard on
shift understands the requirements for that post, including completion
of security logs.
3. Conducts audits of security logs to ensure compliance to established procedures.
4. Reviews, communicates, and provides appropriate training on changes/additions
to normal routines, updates to any security alarm and camera systems, security
software, badge recognition and validation process, and emergency situations responses.
5. Assists leadership in overseeing shift activities, including providing input
for performance evaluations.
6. Performs all the duties of a security guard.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Five years progressively responsible related experience to include at
least one year in supervisory capacity.
Ability to supervise and train assigned staff; ability to follow oral and
written instructions; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and
in writing; ability to complete basic reports, ability to learn and use
laptop, desktop, and other specialized computer systems configured for
security operations, ability to assist emergency response teams from
supporting police and fire departments, ability to operate two-way
communications devices, cell phones, and desk phones. Knowledge of the
operations and application of security systems and protocol for maintaining
physical security of staff and facilities. Skilled in diagnosing operational
problems and implementing corrective action.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Applicants must submit to and successfully pass a thorough background
investigation. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to
medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to
perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent
driver's license may be required. Employees in this job class may be
subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.