The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA)is seeking an individual with extensive experience managing security in the transportation industry and at commercial and/or retail properties. The successful candidate for TJPA Deputy Chief Security Officer (DCSO) will become part of a management team responsible for operating the Transit Center, a multi-billion dollar transportation center known as the “Grand Central of the West”.
The DCSO will report to the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and assist with oversight of the security program and security staff, emergency preparedness and response, and business continuity/continuity of operations at the Transit Center and its related facilities, including connections to adjacent office and residential towers.
Position Functions and Responsibilities
Provide daily operational oversight of the Transit Center security force and the Security Operations Center.
Oversee development of response procedures, checklists/Quick Response Sheets, staffing plans and post orders.
Establish a quality assurance and quality control program to meet TJPA security and emergency preparedness goals.
Compile and analyze security breach and system threat and vulnerability data to identify potential trends.
Develop and manage a construction security program during retail fit-out and Phase 2 construction.
Assist the CSO with development and oversight of Badging and Trusted Access Programs.
Assist the CSO with development and management of various security and emergency response/recovery plans, and a Business Continuity/Continuity of Operations plan.
Assist the CSO with development and management of an all-hazards training and exercise program, using Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) principles.
Coordinate with the TJPA’s asset management team to implement security and emergency preparedness plans and procedures with tenants and transit operators.
Coordinate with the TJPA and asset management teams for day-to-day facility operations that contribute to the Security Program, including, but not limited to, building systems management, security equipment operations and maintenance, communications, park management, and retail operations.
Assist the CSO with maintaining security-related relationships with public- and private-sector counterparts at TJPA’s partner transit agencies, the asset management team, and adjacent stakeholders.
Assist the CSO with participation in appropriate counter-terrorism information sharing, awareness, and response programs with city, state, and federal law enforcement and security services.
In the absence of the CSO, represent the TJPA in city, county, and regional security working groups and organizations and serve as the primary contact for law enforcement and emergency response agencies, transit agencies, regulatory agencies, and state and federal agencies, including the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Baccalaureate degree, preferably in criminal justice, security management, or a related field. Other applicable fields, such as engineering, transportation, the sciences, or law enforcement will also be considered.
Minimum 5-10 years of management experience in security and/or law enforcement, with experience as a senior manager having direct oversight of and responsibility for a security program.
Experience managing the work product of consultants or contractors.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated competency with security technology systems, such as access control systems, video surveillance systems, and physical security information management systems.
Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a professional and diplomatic attitude and work environment.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, including briefing executive management and governance board committees.
Demonstrated understanding of the impact and sensitivity of security issues.
Desired Skills, Abilities and Qualifications
Degree or course of study in criminal justice, security management, transportation, or a related field.
ASIS International certification as a Certified Protection Professional or equivalent certification.
Member of a security industry association, such as ASIS International, Building Owners and Managers Association International, or National Fire Protection Association.
Law enforcement, government, or military experience.
To be successful as an employee of the TJPA you must also:
Have a passion for our mission
Be an innovative and creative thinker
Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
Have a strong work ethic
Work well both independently and as part of a team
Thrive in a fast-paced environment
Salary is negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, CalPERS retirement plan, 12 days per year vacation, 10 holidays, 12 days per year sick leave, and up to 5 days per year administrative leave.
Send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to Nila Gonzales, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via mail to 201 Mission Street, Suite 2100, San Francisco, CA 94105. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background and credit check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The TJPA is an equal opportunity employer, and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties, including minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. More information about the TJPA can be found at www.transbaycenter.org