Protective Services Security Officer - 2nd Shift

Department:  Protective Services

Date Posted: 11/23/2016

Position Summary: Ensure the safety and protection of all people and assets on DMC property.

Position Description:

  • Effectively ensures the safety and protection of DMC, its employees, exhibitors, buyers and their accompanying assets; responds to emergency situations and provides First Aid, CPR and/or AED to injured or ill persons as needed
  • Effectively ensures the integrity and safety of showrooms and company facilities; patrols company property on foot or in security vehicle to discourage criminal activity and enforce parking regulations
  • Ensures adequate authorization of all individuals on DMC premises, including dock areas; challenges and addresses non-badged individuals accordingly
  • Prepares accurate and thorough documentation of all accidents and incidents that occur on DMC campus
  • Reconfigures parking lots as necessary using traffic equipment and signage for special events and markets; provides vehicular traffic control in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Performs Dispatch duties which include, but are not limited to, processing of keys; monitoring CCTV, access control systems and fire panels; answering phone calls and monitoring news/weather/law enforcement scanner
  • Perform World Trade Center Front Desk duties as outlined in the Protective Services Standard Operating Procedures
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:

  • 1-2 years of customer service, security, or military experience
  • Moderate proficiency with computer programs
  • TX Driver's license with minimal accidents and/or traffic violations
  • Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed as a commissioned security officer in accordance with the Texas DPS Private Security Bureau

Physical Requirements:

  • Walk, sit or stand for majority of shift
  • Ability to stand for extended periods in diverse weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • Ability to read computer monitors and hear audible alarms and 2-way radio communications

Required Competencies:

  • Communication: Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues.  Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise and easily understood.
  • Conflict Management: Anticipates or seeks to resolve confrontations, disagreements, or complaints in a constructive manner.
  • Decisiveness: Assesses risks and takes the appropriate actions needed to achieve work-unit objectives within appropriate time frames.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects "on course."
  • Integrity: Firmly adheres to a code of moral values; is honest and forthright in actions and words.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Problem Solving: Recognizes and defines problems; challenges others to identify alternative solutions, and plans to solve those problems.
  • Resource Utilization: Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management: Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques in order to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one's own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management: Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).