Title

Director of Security 


Description

At Universal Protection Service, our vision is to be Exceptional! To maintain exceptional people, to provide exceptional service, and to create exceptional results! Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company in the U.S. and the 3rd largest U.S. owned security organization. We attribute our success to our people. If you demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and enjoy contributing to a winning organization, we may have a position for you!

If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining our team. Universal Protection Service is known as the leader in client satisfaction among facility service providers. We seek leaders that inspire the best from their employees and have the ability and desire to mentor, train, and help their staff grow! If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining our team.

The successful Director of Security will be responsible for directing, coordinating and overseeing all activities of the onsite Security staff, including all supervisory, training and operations functions at the assigned post in accordance with post orders and client instructions, and following all internal procedures.

This is a position requiring emotional maturity and great command presence. 

Pay: $55,000/yr, exempt

 

 

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college education or business classes desirable.
  • Minimum 3+ years of professional-level experience required.
  • Prior experience in the security industry, law enforcement and/or military highly preferred
  • Experience in scheduling, operations or other functions of security industry a plus.
  • Must possess a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying.
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to be very customer service oriented, with the ability to professionally interact with all levels of individuals in a courteous manner, and to de-escalate situations before they become hostile or unpleasant.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Run as needed
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may required computer skills
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)
User Fields

 

 

Division West - Universal Protection Service  

About the Organization Proud member of  


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://UPSCareers.appone.com


 


ERI(R) is a trademark of Employment Assessment, Inc. Copyright (C) 1986, 1989, 1999, 2000, 2008, 2011 Employment Assessment, Inc. HRP-Q(R) is a trademark of Bay State Psychological Associates, Inc. 1999-2013 HR Services, Inc. If you encounter problems or difficulties, email support@hrpq.com, or call 1-800-438-2772 (in Massachusetts call 617-367-8400) M-F 9-5 EST.