The Durst Organization

Security Manager - Legends

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 Manager will collaborate with the Director of Security to ensure the safety of employees, tenants and visitors throughout the organization. He/she will identify security initiatives and work to constantly update security guidelines and procedures. Further, the Security Manager will assist in the management of company response to natural and manmade disasters.


 Shift: Thursday throgh Monday 1:00pm to 9:00pm





Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the position include:



  • Assist the Director of Security in setting goals and planning for the future
  • Work to communicate physical and technical security strategies to company employees
  • Collaborate with senior management to maintain best practices with respect to security policies and procedures
  • Liaise with government agencies and area law enforcement bodies to ensure the safety of Durst properties, employees, clients and visitors
  • Provide leadership and training to junior security personnel
  • Work to communicate physical and technical security strategies to company employees;
  • Oversee and maintain budget and payroll accountability;
  • Set and oversee scheduling and staffing;
  • Collaborate with senior management to maintain best practices with respect to security policies and procedures and document disciplinary matters, as appropriate;
  • Liaise with government agencies and area law enforcement entities to ensure the safety of properties under TDO management control;
  • Provide leadership, direction, guidance and training to Security Guards under their supervision.
  • Manage additional responsibilities within our security organization as necessary.


The successful candidate will present with the following professional experience and qualifications:


The successful candidate will have the ability to articulate area security issues, documenting both short-term plans and long-term strategy. He/she will have a demonstrated understanding of physical security strategies, policies, principles, procedures, and standards. Further, the successful candidate will have the ability to think critically through the intricacies of complex situations. Finally, he/she will demonstrate technical knowledge and experience in defining access control policies and governance, asset protection best practices and as well as in supply chain security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning.

  • Analyzing and Decision-Making
  • Coordinating, Organizing, and Planning
  • Acquiring, Applying, and Sharing Job Knowledge
  • Maintaining High Professional Standards
  • Communicating Orally and in Writing
  • Maintaining and Managing Programs and Resources
  • Supervising
  • Achieving Results




The Successful candidate will present with a bachelor’s degree in Security, Criminal Justice, or a related field and/or 15 years of relevant work experience in law enforcement and/or security operations. With at least five years of experience in a managerial capacity.




A competitive compensation package commensurate with the role, responsibilities and candidate experience will be offered to the successful candidate.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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