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Manager, PNC Park Security 

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Job Summary

The Manager, PNC Park Security is responsible for developing and executing the Pirates’ strategy for providing a safe and secure environment for all guests, employees, players, concessionaires, media, vendors, and other attendees at PNC Park. This includes the management of day to day security and safety operations, the coordination of the transportation and parking, the planning and execution of emergency response and establishing and maintaining relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. The Manager, PNC Park Security will be a caretaker of the Pirates Vision and Values and will be proactive in seeking out ways to exemplify them in his/her day-to-day work.

Job Requirements


  1. Lead 24-Hour Security and direct Game Day Security operations to ensure the protection of PNC Park, the team, and all persons attending stadium functions.
  2. Direct PNC Park risk assessment, and the ongoing refinement and execution of Threat Response Protocols, Emergency Response, and Business Continuity Plans.
  3. Develop and execute recruitment and training programs for Game Day Security operations; responsible for the hiring, onboarding, day-to-day management of Game Day Security officers.
  4. Provide oversight and leadership for the development and execution of recruitment and training programs for the 24-Hour Security operations.
  5. Maintain and enhance relationships with public and private sector representatives, to ensure best practices programs for safety, security and transportation, including but not limited to, MLB’s assigned RSA, City and County Police, EMS, River Rescue, ALCO Parking, City Planning, U.S. Department of Homeland security-Protective Security Advisor, Federal Bureau of Investigations-Joint Terrorism Task Force, and Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security.
  6. Maintain intimate knowledge of the MLB Best Stadium Operating Practices (BSOP) and changes issued to the BSOP by MLB and ensure PNC Park security operations integrate the requirements therein.
  7. Advise Team Ownership and Executive Management Team on strategic security issues, including but not limited to, SAFETY Act related initiatives and maintaining best practice standards.
  8. Responsibility for taking primary role in security-related investigations as assigned, including but not limited to, interviewing of witnesses, reviewing of video and other evidence, and creation of investigatory file and recommendations.
  9. Work closely with but not limited to Baseball Operations coaches, players, and families on any security and traffic related items.
  10. Oversee the management of PNC Park security management systems, including card access, CCTV, key watch system and keying/lock schedule.
  11. Manage transportation and parking matters at, in and around PNC Park, which includes working closely with traffic consultants to manage the Traffic Management Plan.
  12. Develop and implement training materials, including but not limited to table top exercises, regarding Pirates and MLB Security Policies and Operations issues for PNC Park.
  13. Develop, implement and maintain the PNC Park Security Manual, a series of policies and procedures that establish the security protocols for the safety and security of the PNC Park.
  14. Prepare and manage annual operating budget for security operations (i.e., 24-Hour and Game Day Security).
  15. All other duties as assigned by the VP, PNC Park Operations.


  1. Prepare daily security reports for the VP, PNC Park Operations.
  2. Assist guests with comments, complaints and suggestions to related responsibilities including gate policies, MLB Policies, security issues and Guest Service issues.
  3. Assist Club’s Legal and HR Departments with investigations, as necessary.
  4. Maintain keying inventory for PNC Park.
  5. Facilitate all pre-game and event checklists for the ballpark.
Position Requirements


  1. Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from an accredited four (4) year college or university preferably in Administration of Justice, Business Administration or a related field.
  2. Minimum of five years’ experience in the military, an arm of law enforcement, or as a leader in the security department for a professional sports organization.
  3. Minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).


  1. Experience as an event security provider.
  2. Professional Security Certification such as ASIS, CPP, NCS4 or CSSP.
  3. Work experience within a professional sports organization.
Location Pittsburgh, PA  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  

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