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Security Manager
Job#: 495009
Positions: 0
Posted: 05/30/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Lowell, AR
Department: Human Resources
Category: Central Research - Admin
Salary: Salaried
Benefits: Non-SCA
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Central Research, Inc. (CRI) is actively seeking to hire a Security Manager to oversee physical and administrative safety and security functions.  The role will ensure compliance with federal and state government regulations and company policies and procedures.

The position will report to the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Responsible for site and public safety and security for CRI employees, facilities, and assets
  • Monitor access, security systems, and equipment; cameras, badges, etc.
  • Provide security and safety awareness training to employees
  • Act as onsite incident manager in the event of an emergency or disaster and ensure business continuity
  • Conduct safety drills
  • Responsible for processing, submitting and maintenance of employee security forms and documents for background checks or government clearances
  • Compile, interpret, screen, and review results of preliminary background checks to identify whether they contain derogatory information
  • Establish security policies and procedures and prepare reports
  • Perform investigations in partnership with HR, Legal and other departments as required for policy violations, misconduct, criminal activity, workplace threats and other potential risks to CRI and its employees
  • Escalate security alerts and notify appropriate government and state public safety authorities
  • Respond, investigate and report all information regarding theft, alarms, accidents, injuries and other incidents that may occur at CRI sites. Report security and safety issues to Chief Human Resources Officer and other executive leadership
  • Oversee and visit multiple CRI sites
  • Ensure all offices are in compliance with Corporate safety and security guidelines and policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field of study or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of site security and public safety experience
  • Must be eligible to obtain and retain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess and have ability to retain an active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice
  • Successful completion of Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expertise in security and experience leading, directing, overseeing physical security and public safety functions
  • Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Electronic Questionnaires for Investigation Processing (E-Quip)
  • Working knowledge of NISPOM
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks working with deadlines
  • Proficient with using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external customers and employees
  • Ability to work effectively across functional groups companywide
  • Ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work as a part of a team
  • Skilled with managing confidential information and using discretion
  • Ability to make independent judgments within federal and state regulations and Company policy and procedures

Other Information:

  • Travel may be required
  • May be required to work during off-hours, holidays, and on-call

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Central Research is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters.

If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan, please call 703-382-1970.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact our recruiting office at (703) 382-1363. This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position.  This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the Company.

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