The Durst Organization

  • Security Manager - Legends

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

    Generations of Builders, Building for Generations

    For over 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.

    Our Mission Statement: 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 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. The Security Manager will maintain oversight for security supervisors, as well as, security officers and will physically patrol portfolio properties ensuring the safety of portfolio buildings and tenants. Further, the Security Manager will assist in the management of company response to natural and manmade disasters.


    SHIFT: 11 AM - 9 PM. Sunday, Monday, and an additional mid-week day off.


    • Assist the Sr. Security Manager in setting goals and planning for the future
    • Work to communicate physical and technical security strategies to company employees
    • Ensure the appropriate staffing and schedules for areas under their supervision
    • Respond expeditiously to calls of security breaches and other incidents made by building tenants, company employees and/or other staff
    • 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.


    Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    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, business continuity and disaster recovery planning.

    • Proven staff management skills (union and non-union)
    • Analyzing and Decision-Making
    • Coordinating, Organizing, and Planning
    • Acquiring, Applying, and Sharing Job Knowledge
    • Maintaining High Professional Standards
    • Communicating - Oral and in Written
    • Maintaining and Managing Programs and Resources
    • Achieving Results

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    • Concealed carry permit in their resident county and HR-218 Certification in their resident state. Must be able to obtain an NYPD Carry Business Permit and a NYS Armed Security Guard License.
    • Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License.
    • Able to obtain certifications in Basic First Aid, CPR and AED.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, or a related field or equivalent experience
    • 15 years of relevant work experience in law enforcement and/or security operations with at least five years of experience in a managerial capacity


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


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