Senior Officer, Corporate Security & Fire/Life Safety

GENERAL PURPOSE:


The Corporate Security & Fire/Life Safety Officer is responsible for promoting the Loss Prevention key objectives through ensuring the safety, security, and protection of company assets within the corporate environment. This position will be responsible for the professional execution of post orders related to daily assignments, including the protection of life and property through the implementation of the building’s fire safety plan including the management of the Fire Command Station. This position will also be responsible for the monitoring of site systems to include CCTV, Access Control, and Fire Panel.


The Corporate Security & Fire/Life Safety Senior Officer is also part of the Loss Prevention Ross Investigations and Safety Center (RISC). The RISC is an Investigative and Safety command center which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week within a flexible business model to help support investigations, execute travel monitoring, law enforcement requests, and detailed analysis for shortage trends. RISC serves as the corporate command center and liaison for corporate and Ross facilities during crisis events.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Mitigating Theft & Fraud


Maintain a visible corporate security presence mitigating the potential loss of property while maintaining a safe and secure work environment

Monitor, review and conduct audit of the corporate technologies on a regular basis or as directed

Communicate potential internal theft indicators to Corporate Security Leadership

When not responding to Corporate Security matters, support field LP team partners with theft and fraud risk analysis information

Utilize new/existing theft and fraud tools to effectively address potential risk or fraud to support field LP team partners.


Maintaining a Safe & Secure Environment


Provide effective security for the corporate facilities to include physical security, safety, alarm response, access control, visitor control and CCTV

Maintain a professional presence at all times

Communicate crisis incidents to the appropriate audience, including obtaining prior approval from RISC leadership on select incidents

Effectively execute the Crisis Management Program by compiling and providing intelligence from remote monitoring, technology and media sources timely and accurately

Communicate CCTV fidelity and functionality to ensure resolution

Manage security personnel to provide effective security for the corporate facilities to include physical security, safety, alarm response, access control, visitor control and CCTV

Responsible for the supervision of third party security vendors during emergency guard deployment, ensuring they maintain a professional presence at all times

Manage and maintain access/key controls/visitor management system, which includes maintaining related supplies dealing with access control issues and technology failures, updating associate profiles and clearances, creating and disabling badges, etc.

Ensure that life safety systems and related equipment are fully functional

Respond to and manage Fire Command Station during alarm events

Participate/Conduct fire and/or evacuation drills as directed

Provide clear direction and information to employees guests and visitors during emergency situations

Maintain all logs and records related to Fire/EAP Plan as required by local Fire Code

Perform CPR/AED and basic first aid as required

Act as liaison to First responders during building emergencies


Minimizing Operational Shortage


Ensure the security of confidential information

Monitor and protect the technology infrastructure and all related proprietary information by following security procedures

Assess and communicate adherence to operational processes and controls

Utilize daily and weekly checklists to ensure that operational processes and controls are in place to safeguard against corporate exposure

Support leadership team with the assessment process as assigned


Developing Great Teams & Partnerships


Increase office awareness of security processes and procedures through positive interactions

Foster effective external partnerships, liaising with all appropriate professional first responders. (i.e., P.D. /F.D. etc.)

Provide excellent customer service and timely follow up

Develop and maintain effective internal partnerships through collaboration

COMPETENCIES:


Priority Setting

Drive for Results

Teamwork

Integrity and Trust

Composure

Listening

Customer Focus

Managing and Measuring Work


QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:


5 years of Corporate Security & Fire/Life safety

Associates degree or equivalent of accredited college credits or equivalent work experience

Security Guard License preferred

Proficiency in and knowledge of computer software including MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Must be able to work all shifts including holidays, overnights and weekends

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, present information to all levels within organization

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent analytical skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems

Self-motivated individual who can be successful in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision

Must demonstrate the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities

Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented

Maintains confidentiality concerning all information and projects


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:


Must be able to stand for long periods of time if needed

Must be able to raise or lower objects weighing up to 25lbs, from one level to another

Consistent timeliness and regular attendance

Must be able to climb stairs, ramps or ladders occasionally during shift if needed

Must be able to respond appropriately during crisis events

Must be able to regularly bend, stoop or crouch (frequency and duration will vary per daily business need)

Must be willing to work holidays, off hours and weekends


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


3rd party security personnel if needed



DISCLAIMER:


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.


Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.


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