The primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement, and administer all aspects of the Bank’s Security program and compliance with the Bank Protection Act. The Senior Security Specialist’s responsibilities include all aspects of the Security Specialist position in addition to guidance, advice, and support for other Corporate Security team members. The Senior Security Specialist also supports initiatives and specialized projects as assigned by the Security Director as well as functioning as the Security Director in his/her absence. This position is also on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contributes knowledge and experience to specialized projects and issues facing the Bank. Provides team guidance and leadership for projects involving the development of potential solutions to complex problems involving security or risk issues facing the Bank. Presents viable solutions to the Security Director for evaluation and approval. Assists team members with an implementation plan for any solution identified/approved and monitors the plan’s execution. Ensures that a post implementation evaluation plan is completed to verify its effectiveness.
Manages specialized projects and other assignments as delegated by the Security Director. These include but are not limited to merger and acquisition due diligence, sensitive employee investigations involving the use of covert systems to detect or verify unauthorized activity, coordinating investigation and evaluation of new technologies to support Corporate Security and other business units, etc.
Completion of Risk Assessments including an on-site survey, review of crime data specific to that site, internal incident data, adequacy of alarm and surveillance equipment; threat assessments, etc. to document any risk to the Bank and making recommendations for purchase and installation of appropriate security equipment to mitigate those risks.
Receive, investigate, document, any Incident reports filed through the Bank’s electronic incident reporting system (Perspective); including follow up with effected employees, law enforcement if needed, and the effected business units including Human Resources and Legal. Approves Incident Reports completed by team members in the Security Director’s absence.
Manages electronic security systems including card access, key control alarm, surveillance, turnstiles, KeyWatcher, etc.). Evaluates the effectiveness of these systems and making recommendations for replacement or upgrades as necessary; as well as contract guard force (vendor) management.
Implement and manage emergency safety plans at all facilities. Conducts safety and security training for line staff and managers including evacuation plans and drills, First Aid/CPR/AED, HazMat response, and workplace violence training. Duties also include guard force management, response to bank robberies, bomb threats, severe weather and other emergencies that threaten life or property.
Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Completes all required compliance training. Maintains knowledge of and adhere to Flagstar’s internal compliance policies and procedures. Takes responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.
Bachelor's Degree required - Major of Criminal Justice or Corporate Security preferred.
5 years required in a corporate security environment or law enforcement.
Physical Security Professional (PSP) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is required.
First Aid/CPR/AED, Incident Command, Guard Force Management – Preferred.
Competent with security based web or app systems (e.g. surveillance, incident reporting, card access, mass communication, etc.) – Required.
Working knowledge of IT networked systems and communication protocols – Required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
The job requires a moderate
degree of physical exertion and stamina such as standing, sitting, walking, driving or infrequent lifting. This position is on call 24/7
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