The Durst Organization

  • Deputy Fire Life Safety Director/Security Officer II

    US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
  • Durst Profile

    For 100 years, The Durst Organization has been a family-run business dedicated to the principles of innovation, integrity, community, and sustainability. We develop, build, own, and manage premier office towers and residential buildings that set new standards in environmental responsibility and user efficiency. Our enduring relationships with our tenants and partners are critical to our success and have made us generations of builders, building for generations.

    We build, own, and operate many of the world’s most innovative and efficient buildings. We create value for our tenants and partners by developing sustainable residential and commercial properties in which people live, work, and thrive.


    The Deputy Fire Life Safety Director/Security Officer II position is responsible for managing tenant and guest access to a Durst Commercial property. 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.


    Shift: Friday-Sunday, 4:00pm-12:00am and Wednesday-Thursday, 12:00am-8:00am (Off Monday/Tuesday).



    • Processing all tenants and visitors entering the building, including:
      • Requesting and checking government issued ID.
      • Searching visitor database to verify visitor pre-registration.
      • Contacting tenants to verify visitors who are not pre-registered.
    • Capturing visitor photo, entering visitor information into the access control database, and printing visitor day passes.
    • Maintaining printer and computers in lobby area used for visitor access processing.
    • Directing visitors carrying large packages or items to the loading dock or other appropriate area for x-ray scanning.
    • Checking packages that are being removed from the premises and ensuring proper documentation is provided.

    Provide relief coverage for FSD responsibility when requested by management.


    • Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing requirements for Security Officers including but not limited to:
      • Current New York State Security Guard License required
      • Current FSD Certification to assist Life Safety functions F/89 or current Z/50 and able to pass certification for F/89 within 2 yrs. or two test attempts
      • Current AED/CPR/First Aid Certification
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to follow specified security protocols
    • Must have a technical aptitude and willingness to learn how to perform security screening procedure and use required equipment
    • Must be able to read, comprehend and comply with regulations, correspondence as well as complete forms and reports as required;
    • Should have prior knowledge of or willing to learn security related software applications
    • Must be able to meet and continue to meet requirements for specific skills, certifications or authorizations specified for the assigned account.
    • Understanding of security operations.
    • Possess good oral and written communications skills.
    • Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
    • Ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.
    • Ability to take initiative and achieve results.
    • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
    • Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.
    • Professional customer service and courteous communication skills
    • Ability to troubleshoot and escalate discrepancies for resolution


    Required language:

    • English 


      Physical Demands and Work Environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


      Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; crouch; bend; talk; and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 20lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


      Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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


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