Facility Security Lead

Bethesda, Maryland 20813

Post Date: 08/04/2017 Job ID: 24465 Industry: Information Technology

Kavaliro is looking for a Facility Security Lead for our direct client at Bethesda, MD. 


As a Facility Security Lead you will be tasked with driving operational security excellence in facilities located in CA and Bethesda MD. You will be responsible for discovering physical security gaps and shortcomings which you will drive to remediate immediately. You will interface and direct vendors involved in new security construction, repairs, daily security operations and patrols, and planning. You will extract metrics and observe improvements by looking at hard data and make suggestions on improving electronic surveillance and access controls. You will direct efforts to educate company’ s facility occupants on the importance of facility security controls to build a culture of safety and security. You will write and implement security process and procedures. Your position will require you to write reports, create presentations and communicate with management on the status of physical security operations.



Basic Qualifications
  • 5 to 8 years overseeing security operations and personnel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Well versed in the use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be able to travel between locations
  • Experience in security patrolling and reporting
  • Experience in dealing with security vendors and contractors
  • Experience in running meetings in a focused way
  • Ability to influence others in helping you achieve your security excellence goals



Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in logical and physical access control and video surveillance software applications
  • Ability to walk a facility and observe security gaps in physical barriers, security officer procedure, policies, surveillance equipment, and alarm points
  • Drive campaigns to bolster physical security to include safety and security as well as active shooter training
  • Experience with workflow ticketing and extraction of performance metrics
  • Investigate accidents, thefts, disturbances, discrepancies
  • Ability to write detailed reports
  • Oversee physical security sub-contractors that provide guards, electronic security systems, door construction, door repair, fencing, and access controls
  • Distill overarching security strategy into daily tactics to reach management goals
  • Oversee security construction projects
  • Teach others the proper security processes and methods
  • Military or government security experience a big plus
  • Knowledge of HSPD-12 and NIST 800-53 regarding physical and environmental security is a plus

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