Security Shift Supervisor - Daytime
The Folger Shakespeare Library, located in Washington, D.C., is seeking an experienced security professional to join our large and dedicated team in a full time supervisory role. The Security Shift Supervisor- Daytime will work directly under the Head of Safety and Security to ensure effective security operations by; conducting regular training sessions, supervising staff on assigned shifts, overseeing the surveillance and control systems, and maintaining the manuals and documentation for all necessary systems. The Supervisor is responsible for the smooth running of all security systems and personnel, and overseeing life and building safety issues, during assigned shifts. This position is a manager role and has input into staffing decisions. Usual working hours are Monday through Friday, 7am to 4pm, with the potential for shifts in schedule based on business needs. Full time salaried position with a generous benefits package.
Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and possess an active D.C. Special Police Officer license. A minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in security and safety including a minimum of 2-3 years supervisory experience is required, with a strong preference for experience in a museum, library, cultural institution, secured government building, or similar environment. Applicants must: possess proficiency in managing property access control and video surveillance systems; have excellent computer and communication skills; and be able to work collaboratively with others. This position is highly mobile and requires the ability to both sit and stand for extended periods, monitor multiple video screens simultaneously, climb stairs regularly, use a radio, and react quickly as needed. An extensive background check is required for this position.
No phone calls please. Resume and cover letter are required to apply. Incomplete applications will not be considered. EOE.