This position is responsible for directing and managing a professional full-time and part-time security staff (Security Officers). This position manages/oversees the staffing of park security positions, as well as any third-party security vendor(s), surveillance cameras and security equipment. The Assistant Director of Security develops and evaluates security staffing levels for special events, administers Fair Park emergency plan (and training thereon) oversees/implements training exercises, and performs the following duties personally or through subordinates:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or G.E.D.; some college/college degree preferred.
Minimum five (5) years of hands-on security experience in a public assembly facility; experience with large festivals and stadium events required.
Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in security field required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficient in all phases of Security Control Systems and investigations to include fire safety procedures, bomb threats and evacuation in the event of an emergency.
Knowledgeable of the duties of subordinates, if applicable, and rules and regulations of the facility.
Clear police record and ability to qualify under existing State security guidelines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and be internet proficient.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Be able to meet all requirements for a Manager License with the Texas Department of Security Private Security Board.
Valid Texas driver’s license required.
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
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