Security Manager Job Description

Security managers are employed by companies to protect their employees, customers, and assets.

Security managers typically provide surveillance services and may possess firearms and other weapons.

The role of a security manager varies by industry, but may include security planning, crisis management, and disaster planning.

Security managers are police officers with the authority to arrest.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief

We're looking for a Security Manager who can help us keep our facilities safe. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a team of security guards and will be able to develop and implement security protocols. If you have the skills and experience we're looking for, please apply today!

Security Manager Duties

  • Supervise security staff and ensure that they are performing their duties in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that security plan is in place and communicated to all personnel
  • Provide input for security procedures and equipment
  • Provide input for routine and random security audits
  • Provide input for security training and orientation
  • Promote the safety culture of the company
  • Encourage continuous improvement among the security staff
  • Provide training to security staff on new security procedures and policy

Security Manager Responsibilities

  • Assume full responsibility for all security related matters, including incident response, investigation, and reporting
  • Design and implement security policies and procedures in accordance with company standards
  • Coach and train security officers on company policies and procedures
  • Develop, implement, and maintain loss prevention programs
  • Monitor existing security equipment to ensure continued compliance with Bank policies and procedures
  • Review incoming work orders and make recommendations on appropriate resolutions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with public safety agencies

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Requirements And Skills

  • Proven experience managing a security department
  • Proven ability to analyze and recommend improvements in security procedures and technologies
  • Excellent close tolerance awareness
  • Proven ability to select, train, and evaluate security staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer or database skills

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are crucial to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.