Manage, supervise, and oversee Corporate, Nuclear Security and Asset Protection programs and operations to ensure protection of SMUD employees, customers and physical assets (including Critical Infrastructures) to guard against theft, vandalism, terrorism, and other possible breaches of physical security.
Responsible for the development, implementation and managing of department goals, objectives, policies and priorities in partnership with the department director; selects, trains, motivates, evaluates and develops subordinate employees and ensures that department strategic objectives and priorities are achieved and coordinated with other departments.
NOTE: This position is posted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. This posting may close any time after 30 business days, after October 1, 2021. For immediate consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply early.
Position Type: Regular - Full Time
Base Salary Annual Low: $108,949
Base Salary Annual High: $159,328
Major Duties & Responsibilities :
• Directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of both represented and unrepresented subordinates in a functional unit and maintains staffing levels and work quality in order to meet defined objectives and assigned unit responsibility by interpreting and executing SMUD policies, procedures, and labor agreements (MOUs). Oversees and evaluates work through subordinate supervisors or lead employees who exercise independence in their assignments; providing performance management, conducting discipline, training, coaching, mentoring and developing others. • Oversees security operations that occur at all SMUD facilities throughout the service territory, during all open hours, and must be available to respond to unexpected or emergency situations, regardless of location or time of day. • Ensures alignment with SMUD's mission and vision for the Security Operation unit by coordinating short and long term Asset Protection planning and the delineation of SMUD priorities with other SMUD departments and outside agencies. To ensure cooperation and agreement on Asset Protection with other SMUD groups as well as compliance with regulatory requirements. • Provides an instructional and reference base for the protection of SMUD assets by recommending, developing and overseeing the implementation of SMUD Security and Asset Protection policies, practices and procedures. • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Requirements, as well as SMUD policies and procedures, and labor agreements (MOUs). Ensures that operating objectives in area of responsibility are met within expected timing, budgetary, quantity, accuracy, safety and quality standards. • Advises units on tasks and operations as required to solve complex problems; ensuring staff safety and prevention of personal injury and equipment loss; and acting to ensure project and operational schedules and budgets are met. Instruct and coach Security staff on exercising skilled conflict resolution and de-escalation methods. Ensures that staff are knowledgeable about relevant security policies and practices. In areas open to the public, ensure applicable staff enforce policies relating to ensuring an open environment accessible to a highly diverse public. • Coordinates short and long term Asset Protection planning and the delineation of SMUD priorities with other SMUD departments and outside agencies. Ensures cooperation and agreement on Asset Protection with other SMUD groups as well as compliance with regulatory requirements. • Assists in developing and administering the department budget by monitoring unit budget expenditures against plan; identifying and reconciling budget anomalies; monitoring and revising schedules, expenditures and assignments as warranted; reviewing end-of-year budget results; developing unit budget recommendations for the next fiscal year; and participating in the review of preliminary department budget recommendations. To ensure the achievement of unit objectives in a fiscally responsible manner. • Determines the cause and effect of serious Asset Protection infractions occurring within SMUD by directing, conducting and/or overseeing in-depth investigations of the occurrences. To determine the necessity, if any, to modify or change SMUD security policy, practice and/or procedure and to reduce vicarious liability against SMUD. • Maintains liaison with federal, state and local/city law enforcement agencies for mutual benefit. To maintain a good working relationship; to keep informed of criminal activity that might affect SMUD; and to coordinate emergency action plans or joint actions as required. Requests assistance of and cooperates with local law enforcement agencies in investigating sabotage, thefts, bomb threats, trespassing and other hazardous or unusual events.
Education: High school diploma or equivalency.
Experience: 10 or more years of progressively responsible relevant work experience, including supervisory experience, in the planning and management of internal security programs.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices for delivering culturally competent internal security services for diverse populations; principles, techniques, methods and equipment of internal security; risk assessment surveys, entry control systems, communications and computerized applications; sources and provisions of regulatory, industry and technical standards and requirements affecting corporate security; knowledge of civil and criminal laws, standards, methods, principles, practices and polices relating to protective services and emergency management; principles and practices for delegating, prioritizing, assigning and reviewing work assignments; principles and practices for motivating, coaching, mentoring, training and developing; principles and practices for taking disciplinary action using SMUD’s Positive Discipline policy and recommending terminations; methods and techniques for planning, organizing, directing and controlling work activities; methods and techniques for training staff; policies and procedures for evaluating and recording performance results; policies and procedures for recruiting, screening and hiring; policies and procedures related to supervisory practices and employee rights; policies and standards for interacting with local, state and national authorities and agencies; principles and practices for budget administration; techniques for exercising significant leadership and authority; basic math, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; safety policies, practices and procedures; standard operating procedures for modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; English grammar, punctuation and vocabulary standards.
Skill To: Coach staff on applying culturally competent internal security services for a diverse population of internal and external customers. Apply excellent interpersonal and written communications with internal and external partners, the ability to persuade and motivate, negotiate, resolve and de-escalate conflict, to work with diverse persons under stressful conditions and to promote constructive problem solving individually and in groups. Ability to recognize and assess situations, exercise judgment and discretion, and to take appropriate action in handling security situations. Evaluate and implement appropriate training for security personnel in use of non-lethal defensive tactics. Guiding the development and revision of policies and procedures and communicating them to staff and the public. Analyze and provide recommendations to the executive staff on security operations; apply applicable personnel laws, codes and regulations; identify, assess and coordinate training needs for staff; coach, mentor, motivate, influence, challenge and develop subordinate staff; oversee disciplinary actions and resolution of employee grievances; plan, organize, direct, control, and review the work of others; prepare performance plans and evaluations for staff; recruit, select, hire, supervise and evaluate employees; establish, manage, monitor and update budget; interpret and apply SMUD policies procedures, applicable MOU and/or other special agreements; develop and conduct oral presentations to internal/external audiences; explain complex and/or controversial policies, regulations, procedures and/or activities internally/externally; express ideas/facts clearly and concisely to individual or groups, taking into account the audience and nature of information; plan, organize, prioritize and schedule projects; analyze procedures/systems and develop/implement operational improvements; apply applicable laws, codes and regulations;
ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) preferred.
Desirable Qualifications :
Education: BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university majoring in Organizational Leadership, Management, Security Management, or related field or equivalent experience.
SMUD is committed to ensuring we're a workplace where diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), are part of who we are and how we do things. Supporting efforts that promote pay equality is part of that. Salary placement for the selected candidate will be determined in alignment with the California Equal Pay Act.
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