The Director Security Convention/Events provides leadership, direction, and management for planning and managing the security for Conventions and Events to ensure positive guest experience. The position is responsible for implementing, maintaining and updating security and guest service policies, programs and procedures designed to protect the physical assets of the property while providing an enjoyable, safe, and secure environment for all guests, tenants, employees, vendors and contractors. The Director oversees compliance with relevant local, state, and federal laws, and ensures all activities performed within the reporting departments are in accordance with the company’s business objectives, budget guidelines, mission statement, and SHOW service standards.
Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience.
At least 7 years of experience as a high level Security professional.
Ability to build strong working relationships with local fire and police departments and other government entities.
Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.
Working knowledge of the functions, operations, and equipment of a multi-purpose convention and entertainment complex.
Working knowledge of and compliance with Federal and State OSHA regulations.
Working knowledge of safety practices, including first aid and all applicable safety standards for public facilities.
Working knowledge and basic understanding of local, state, federal and gaming laws.
Advanced knowledge in the area of investigations.
CPR / AED / First Aid certified.
Excellent customer service skills.
Able to lead and mentor a team.
Have interpersonal skill to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
Bachelor degree from an accredited college/university in a related field.
Previous experience with or knowledge of Nevada laws and legal codes, court procedures, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Ability to provide training and directions to new hires in the department.
Previous leadership experience in Convention/Events Operations and/or in a similar resort setting.
Working knowledge of CCTV, fire alarm systems, computerized access control systems, and wireless radio communication.
Previous experience working in a similar resort setting
About Mandalay Bay, MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International develops, builds and operates unique destination resorts designed to provide a total resort experience, including first-class accommodations and dining, world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, and high-quality retail and gaming experiences.
With 62,000 employees, the Company is one of the world's leading global hospitality and entertainment companies with 23 resorts. We’re proud to be recognized for our commitment to being socially responsible, including an industry-leading diversity and inclusive culture, community engagement and philanthropy initiatives, and a commitment to environmentally sustainable approaches in development and operations.
While we operate leading resorts and amenities, ultimately it is the people of MGM Resorts who make the difference daily by providing the ultimate guest experience. We welcome you to join us.