The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Security Manager at Port Everglades.
The purpose of this class within the organization is to provide maritime security services to the County agencies assigned.
This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Security Manager position is responsible for planning and organizing the security activities for the County's Port Everglades Department (Seaport) through supervisory and administrative work in Seaport. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior.
Work involves the development and implementation of long term strategies and plans for maritime security to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks, and other security incidents, and the protection of assets of the cargo, cruise, and petroleum business at the Seaport.
The jobholder represents the Seaport by interfacing with local law enforcement agencies and individual cargo, cruise, and petroleum Seaport users concerning ongoing business issues such as facility security, narcotics interdiction, alien smuggling, emergency preparedness and compliance with State, local and Federal statutes and regulations. The jobholder also develops plans and programs with other Seaport staff to improve security measures and procedures within the Seaport in order to better utilize facilities and/or mitigate threats to the Seaport.
An important component of this job is to maintain relations with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, United States Coast Guard, United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, cruise, cargo, and petroleum industry groups active at the Seaport, the Area Maritime Security Committee, and local Seaport Security Committee.
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class at Port Everglades. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary. - Develops strategies, business plans, policies and procedures with senior management to maintain the security of cargo, cruise, and petroleum related Seaport business activities using Federal, State, and local regulations, and industry-specific knowledge. - Responds to emergency incidents within the Seaport when County assets are threatened or an incident has the potential to significantly impact the economic viability of the Seaport. - Develops security grant applications, and performs grant administration responsibilities. - Develops and implements action plans to support the Seaport's Strategic Business Plan; formulates yearly operational and capital budgets and ensures adherence to the budgets throughout the year; modifies and updates the 5-Year Security Systems and Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan and ensures adherence to plan. - Directs the acquisition, development, implementation, enhancement and maintenance of the large scale access control and CCTV security network infrastructure by establishing priorities, conducting system reviews, and implementing network cybersecurity protocols. - Ensures all Seaport activities related to the protection of assets of the cargo, cruise and petroleum business are conducted in a manner consistent with the highest industry standards and in accordance with local, State and Federal regulations. - Confers with Seaport customers, cargo, cruise and petroleum groups and associations within the Seaport to emphasize and improve security services and emergency management concerns. Maintains liaison with local, Federal and State regulatory personnel to review and discuss regional and state plans that might impact security plans. - Provides operational oversight of Contract Law Enforcement Agency in compiling reports (security breaches), developing studies and assessments concerning the law enforcement and security of the Seaport, as well as those concerning industry trends which affect the region. - Ensures that security breaches are resolved in a timely manner so that Seaport assets are protected and threats to public health, safety and welfare are minimized. - Ensures the maintenance and compliance of the approved Facility Security Plan through the operational oversight of contracted law enforcement and private security contracts? monitors changes to regulations and policies regarding Seaport security, evaluates their effect upon Seaport operations, and reviews and approves changes to the Facility Security Plan and associated policies and procedures. - Works closely with law enforcement to review security reports concerning conditions at the Seaport as it relates to crime, narcotics interdiction, cruise terminal security, and security activities. - Assists other Seaport and County staff in commercial and operational activities which interface with cargo, cruise, and petroleum businesses at the Seaport. - Oversees the implementation of Seaport access controls and credentials. - Provides management oversight and supervision of Security section personnel. - Attends meetings, conferences, seminars, and training events. - Performs related work as assigned.
Physical Demands Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment) Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to extreme heat and/or cold; wet or humid conditions.
It is important that applicants thoroughly answer all supplemental questions in order to receive appropriate credit. Applications may not be processed if incomplete.
Applicants interested in working at Port Everglades must be able to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) as required by the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA).
Successful candidates must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License for duration of their appointment to this job.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Emergency Management Responsibilities:
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT http://www.broward.org/careers
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, security management, law enforcement or closely related field.
Requires six (6) years in a law enforcement agency or security services, and at least three (3) years in management or closely related experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses Required:
- Ability to secure and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment. - Ability to secure and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification card (TWIC) within 60 days of employment and for the duration of employment. - Ability to secure and maintain a valid Seaport Business Purpose Credential for the duration of employment.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of security services and law enforcement. - Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to Seaport security. - Knowledge of all industries at the Seaport. - Ability to effectively express ideas, orally and in writing. - Ability to speak and conduct presentations in front of large audiences.
- Master's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, security management, law enforcement or closely related field. - Project Management Professional (PMP) - Certified Protection Professional (CPP)/Physical Security Professional (PSP) - MTSA Facility Security Officer/Company Security Officer - 4+ years project management experience - 4+ years maritime security experience - 4+ years contract management experience - 4 + years grant management experience
About Broward County Board of County Commissioners
As one of South Florida’s leading economic powerhouses, Broward County’s Port Everglades is the gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. Consistently ranked among the three busiest cruise ports in the world, Port Everglades is also one of the nation’s leading container ports and South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including gasoline, jet fuel and alternative fuels. The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County, Florida government with operating revenues of approximately $153 million in Fiscal Year 2014 (October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014). It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations. The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is more than $28 billion. More than 224,054 Florida jobs are impacted by the Port, including 13,322 people who work for companies that provide direct services to Port Everglades.