At Titan Security Group – a privately held, Chicago-based company – we offer customized security solutions to our clients. Started in 1977, and under current ownership since 1994, Titan’s active management team understands the security industry in its entirety. Offering a local and national network, we are uniquely suited to provide our clients with the best resources and expertise and we are growing! Join a leading company in one of the fastest growing industries today!
Titan Security is currently recruiting for Director of Security with public venue. The ideal candidate has experience that includes interaction with the local Chicago law enforcement community to work at an iconic cultural institution located in the Central Business District. The individual will work with on site management, City of Chicago officials, and the contracted security staff to maintain all aspects of physical, personnel and visitor security and life safety. This position will also manage all aspects of emergency preparedness including implementation, training and drills. Event management and public interaction are a major part of this position. We are seeking a customer-focused and results-oriented professional that possesses strong influencing skill and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task.
Education and/or Experience: Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Management or related field and/or equivalent experience/education preferred. Minimum of seven years of managerial and policy making experience in the law enforcement or contract security field. Experience level to include extensive internal contacts within the local law enforcement community.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Ability to obtain a valid PERC. Professional Certifications in Security Management; CPP or similar certifications preferred.
Computer Skills: Ability to create and manage budgets, budget variance reports and other reports in Excel. Experience with workforce management systems and scheduling systems preferred.
Language Skills: Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual considered a plus. Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, financial and time management skills with the ability to concisely and effectively address questions while providing subject matter expertise on policy to ownership and management.
Other Qualifications: Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities. Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Strong qualitative and quantitative skills. Self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively, establish workflow priorities and work independently with high attention to detail. Ability to start, cultivate and maintain strong relations and work in a team environment. Prior employment history demonstrating the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment while managing multiple tasks and priorities, and produce accurate results in a highly-organized manner. Must maintain a working telephone number though which we can contact you.
Physical Demands: The physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A list of these job duties is inclusive of, but not limited to: candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time; be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50 lbs.; be able to accommodate foot patrols on the interior & exterior of the assigned facility; be able to perform assigned duties regardless of inclement weather.
Salary & Benefits: Base salary based on experience plus discretionary year-end bonus, paid vacation and personal days, medical insurance, dental insurance, life and AD&D insurance, optional life and AD&D insurance, paid holidays, and 401(k) match. Skills-enhancing training and opportunities for career growth and promotion.