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Security Manager (JR 2273)

Los Angeles, California · Law Enforcement/Security
JR 2273
Security Manager
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: Starting at $24.04/hr DOE
Full Time

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking qualified candidates with demonstrated experience overseeing security for multiple locations to join our Facilities & Operations team as a Security Manager. This position is primarily based out of our Metro LA Campus near DTLA, but also travels on a regular basis to our locations throughout Metro LA, Orange County, and Long Beach as needed.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 

Recognizing that homelessness is fundamentally a housing issue, PATH founded PATH Ventures (PV) in 2007, a non-profit developer of permanent supportive housing. PV possesses an ownership interest via limited partnerships in over a dozen residential communities plus several projects in active predevelopment.

The Security Manager is primarily responsible for providing security oversight to PATH’s Metro LA campus, but also serves as a security resource for the PATH & PATH Ventures portfolio as needed. Responsibilities of the Security Manager include:
  • Acting as the agency’s first line of defense by monitoring and reporting safety related concerns
  • Partnering with PATH leadership and programs to apply company-wide security polices to safeguard people, product, and property
  • Assisting with the implementation and ensuring the effectiveness of strategic security programs including making recommendations for improvements and developing and leveraging partnerships with Operations to drive strategic investigations
  • Conducting on-site security audits and assessments and workplace violence/threat assessments and providing recommendations to reduce and eliminate risks
  • Participating in security planning for events
  • Conducting timely and thorough investigations into losses, threats, workplace violence, and other sensitive matters in coordination with other PATH departments
  • Assisting with the operation and management of security equipment to audit, investigate, and review theft and other questionable incidents
  • Providing support to security guards, managers, and security contractors in relation to LP/security issues
  • Preparing accurate and timely written investigative reports, email communications, memoranda, and other required communication
  • Gathering, assessing, and summarizing security related proposals
  • Assisting with creating and maintaining current SOP’s
  • Handling calendaring and vendor coordination for interdepartmental services
  • Assisting with preparation and breakdown for events

We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Professionally deal with difficult or angry individuals and effectively neutralize compromising situations using minimal force only when necessary to protect self or others from serious harm
  • Partner and communicate effectively with all lines of business
  • Provide professional protection of company assets, employees, and guests while ensuring excellent customer service
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Software, including the ability to create spreadsheets and databases using Excel
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

For this role the Security Manager must:
  • Possess or be able to obtain BSIS & POS license within 1 year of hire
  • Have experience in investigation, interviewing, and report writing
  • Have experience conducting security threat assessments
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of and experience with industrial security practices and technology
  • Have experience managing LP/security for multiple locations
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as dictated by business needs
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Be able to stand and walk 75% of the work day
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.

If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 2273 to submit your application. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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