The Durst Organization

Senior Physical Security Technician

US-New York
# of Openings
Information Technology

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. Both projects are slated for completion in 2015.

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



Working under the direction of the Security Systems Administrator, the Technical Specialist will work on the team responsible for implementation, support and maintenance of the access control, video surveillance, alarm monitoring and other electronic security systems deployed throughout the Durst Portfolio. A successful candidate will have technical knowledge of and experience with implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of low voltage systems, including access control, CCTV and alarm systems.


  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade the access control, CCTV, intercom and alarm systems deployed throughout the portfolio
  • Perform both reactive and preventative maintenance on security systems equipment
  • With minimal supervision, implement and/or provide implementation support for security systems projects including pre-implementation design support, installation coordination, contractor supervision and post-implementation commissioning support
  • Inspect jobsites and enforce quality standards
  • Provide PC, peripheral and software support for systems and devices associated with the access control, CCTV, intercom and alarm monitoring systems
  • Provide client and end user training on security systems used in the portfolio as well as perform other duties as required by the department


  • Experience with Genetec Video and Access Control
  • Experience with CCURE software and field hardware
  • Experience with Continental Access Control CA3000 and CA4K software and field hardware
  • Experience troubleshooting security system device and network issues
  • 5 years of relevant experience with Physical Security System Configuration and Troubleshooting
  • Network+ certification would be beneficial
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks



Generous salary (up to $85k + based on experience) and benefits package



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


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