Security Manager: Manages and coordinates activities of security staff, which may include Security Supervisors, Security Guards, and Clerks or Aides, engaged in protection of individuals, homes, and business, commercial, and industrial organizations, and investigates various crimes against organization or client. Develops, implements, and administers programs to protect organization's, employee's, or client's property from theft, sabotage, violence, or other situations that endanger the well being of client, employees, or organization facilities. Develops, implements, and administers methods and procedures for monitoring work activities of staff in order to inform management of current status or work activities. Inspects premises to determine security needs. Studies physical conditions, observes activities, and confers with staff of organization or client to obtain data regarding internal operations. Manages the installation and operation of electronic security systems, such as closed circuit surveillance, entry controls, burglar alarms, ultrasonic motion detectors, electric eyes, and outdoor perimeter and microwave alarms. Analyzes data compiled from security equipment, investigations, interviews, and staff reports. Reviews personnel records of employees or client staff and conducts background investigation of selected members to obtain personal histories, character references, and financial status. Conducts or manages surveillance of suspects and premises to apprehend culprits. Notifies client and/or upper management of security weaknesses, and develops and implements procedures for handling, storing, safekeeping, and destroying classified materials. Ensures comprehensive training of staff and employee compliance to organization's policies and practices. Coordinates communication and cooperates with law enforcement when necessary. Reports criminal information to authorities and testifies in court. Monitors and analyzes costs and prepares department budget. May plan and review client travel itinerary, mode of transportation, and accommodations. May travel with client and direct security operations. [-] Less
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