The Durst Organization

Security Officer II/Deputy Fire Safety Director

US-NY-New York
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Durst Profile

The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and 1,250 units of residential rental housing. The Durst Organization built the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the United States, the 2.1 million square foot LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. The Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential properties.

The Durst Organization is the joint venture and equity partner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the development of One World Trade Center, the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building. The Durst Organization is the managing partner of the 3 million square foot office tower responsible for tenant fit-out, leasing and property management. The Durst Organization is currently building two mixed-use residential buildings. 855 Avenue of the Americas is a 570,000 square foot residential rental tower above an office and retail base and W57th Street is a 709 unit rental building above 45,000 square feet of retail.

The Durst Organization continues to grow and seek out new opportunities for innovative commercial and residential development in and around New York City.



 The Security Officer II - Lobby Desk position is responsible for managing tenant and guest access. Lobby security officers are often the first point of contact for visitors entering the building. They must maintain control of the lobby portal and not allow any unauthorized entries to the facilities. They are expected to manage all inquiries in a professional and courteous manner, follow all security protocols for people and packages entering the building, and maintain the functionality of the lobby desk area.





Successful candidates will present with the following professional experience and qualifications:


NYS Security Guard License

• Z-50 Certificate Holder or F-85/F-89 Certification to assist Life Safety functions

• AED/CPR/First Aid Certification

• Professional customer service and courteous communication skills

• Proficient use of visitor database systems (Kastle Systems or SV3)

• Attention to detail

• Ability to follow specified security protocols




Successful candidates  will have earned their high school diplomas or equivalent and must possess an in force New York State Security Guard License.  College level coursework and NYC Fire Safety Certification are a plus.




A competitive compensation package commensurate with the role, responsibilities and candidate experience will be offered to the successful candidate. Please note this position is covered by the Local 32BJ collective bargaining agreement and subject to the wages agreed to by contract.


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