Full Job Description
Job Number: 336740
DIRECTOR OF SECURITY
DEPARTMENT OF ASSETS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES
Number of Positions: 1
Under direction, develops and administers a major security program for the Department of Assets, Information and Services, and performs related duties as required
Develops and implements security policies and procedures to ensure the safety of departmental equipment and facilities
Supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of security staff engaged in providing security for departmental facilities and equipment
Directs the development and implementation of operational security and life safety policies and procedures to address risks identified and ensure the overall safety of employees and security of City equipment and property
Directs the assignment of security personnel to storage sites, parking lots, and garages
Monitors the efficiency of security operations
Oversees programming of remote access key cards for City buildings
Makes recommendations to institute and upgrade security systems and devices
Directs classroom and scenario based training (e.g., active shooter, bomb threats, etc.) to City employees on life safety procedures and protocols
Keeps abreast of developments in the security field, investigates the effectiveness of new systems and devices, and makes recommendations regarding their purchase
Develops training manuals and oversees the training of unit personnel
Acts as liaison to investigating agencies on security and incident investigations
Cooperates with appropriate agencies in the prosecution of individuals alleged to have committed theft or other unlawful acts
Directs efforts with Fire department personnel to review evacuation procedures and oversee annual fire evacuation drills at City buildings
Approves security personnel work assignments and time off requests
Prepares reports on security operations
Performs other duties as required
Location: 1869 West Pershing Road (will provide field coverage Citywide)
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (on call 24/7, may be subject to work after hours, weekends and holidays)
Salary: Up to: $104,712 per year
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CAREER SERVICE.
Five years of security operations experience of which three years are in a supervisory role related to the responsibilities of the position, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
State of Illinois Driver’s License required
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications Preference may be given to applicants who hold applicable professional licenses or certifications relative to the specific responsibilities of the position.
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
Residency Requirement All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59 pm C.S.T. Applications for this position will be accepted from September 15, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. CST on September 22, 2020. No exceptions will be made.
Job Posting: Sep 15, 2020, 12:01:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Sep 22, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 10 | Salary: Up to $104,712.00/year Pay Basis:Yearly