Corporate Security Officer (San Diego)

$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Gavin De Becker
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Oct 13, 2019
Full time Customer Service Executive Physical Security Personal Security Investigative Law Enforcement Safety Operations

Job Description

Required Qualifications

  • Professional, friendly, and positive communication style.
  • Demonstrated strong operational judgment and exceptional results in a client service role.  
  • Relevant experience providing physical security, surveillance, emergency response, access control, and incident management.   
  • Aptitude for clear and effective written and verbal directions and clarifying information under time-sensitive conditions.
  • Ability to work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience providing security at a Fortune 500 company.
  • Previous experience designing and implementing high-level security procedures, including familiarity with threat assessment methodologies, bridging operational and logistical gaps, as well as establishing actionable security deliverables and meeting them.  
  • Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting.


Responsibilities & Expectations

Corporate Security Officers are centered at the nucleus of an at-risk organization's operations.  Our officers work closely with corporations, studios and agencies, and university systems to address the wide-range of security and safety challenges they face.  Their service extends beyond just physical security; they foster a secure environment that's keenly aware of potential risks, systematically improves safety procedures, gains the confidence of its clients and patrons, as well as mitigates and responds to any security-related incidents on the property.  Their intellectual prowess and influencing ability enable them to provide the highest level of security and support to an at-risk organization.  

Physical Security & Access Control

  • Manage daily operations and logistics support at the commercial office.
  • Maintain connectivity with Client sites in different cities, as needed.
  • Secure and protect all assets, including people, facilities, and property.
  • Provide close protection services and event coverage, as needed.
  • Actively monitor a wide network of security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve threats.
  • Control access by monitoring security systems, maintaining logs, and managing access authorization lists.
  • Detect, investigate, and deny access to unauthorized individuals.
  • Perform regular security and threat assessment audits and escalate findings to Client management.
  • Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to security escorts and general building assistance.

Incident Management & Reporting

  • Interact with a variety of people on a regular basis.  Verbally deescalate confrontations and situations, as necessary.
  • Recognize safety hazards and security vulnerabilities; escalate findings to Client management.
  • Service as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents.
  • Actively monitor local incidents and security concerns to develop preventative measures.
  • Manage audits, incident reports, and paperwork, as needed.

Emergency Response

  • Respond to on-site medical incidents, as necessary.  
  • Serve as dispatch center for security and medical incidents, including coordinating response, contingency plans, monitoring, and tracking.  

Physical Readiness

  • Must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times.
  • Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, maintain long schedules, conduct perimeter checks, etc.

Bruce Riley


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