The Durst Organization

  • Security Support Specialist

    US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • 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.


    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/or Access Control
    • Experience with CCURE software and field hardware
    • Experience with Lenel 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


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


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