Security Coordinator
Sydney, New South Wales - Australia

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Job Summary:

The Security Coordinator will be responsible for providing operational support in the application of physical security operations within multiple client sites; ensuring a safe working environment and supporting the organization with its aims and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Provide guidance and direction in the application of physical security operations at multiple client sites;
    • Ensure a safe working environment, supporting the organization with its core business functions, strategies, and policies of the client's Global Security department.
  3. Provide input in the evaluation, development, and implementation of regional site security strategies.
  4. As and when required, oversee and support all security related vendors and agents.
  5. Provide guidance on the implementation of site security plans.
  6. Under direction, undertake security assessments, site specific risk/threat analysis & training awareness programs.
  7. Under direction, liaise with government and private sector agencies to enhance security operations.
  8. Provide operational support to the Regional Security Manager in contingency planning, conducting risk/threat assessments, and the maintenance of effective networks across all business groups.
  9. Provide support in the implementation of response to intelligence for the protection against high security threats, emergencies and contingencies.
  10. Preserve the business infrastructure at local and regional level in implementing and supporting strategic aims of the business.
  11. Provide multi-level communication between the business units in cooperation with individuals, teams & vendors.
  12. Conduct periodic review sessions to achieve quality service delivery provision by suppliers and vendors.
  13. Support in the development of security policies, guidelines and processes as directed by the Regional Security Manager.
  14. As directed, provide operational support and, where needed, response to security incidents and emergencies.
  15. Support development for internal and external service optimization.
  16. Provide operational support to the Regional Security Manager during incidents and emergencies and act as Global Security representative in the initial stages of emergencies/incidents.
  17. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

High School Diploma with at least three years of law enforcement, military, security consulting, and/or security site management experience. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Ability to manage complex security site.
  • Intelligence interpretation, security/risk threats and investigation management experience preferred.
  • Possesses, or has the ability to develop, a network of key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of current security technology preferred.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and sound decision-making ability.
  • Customer focused and detail orientated.
  • Assertive and self-motivated.
  • Serve as an effective team member.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with little supervision.
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft 365 suite of applications.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Rapid and effective decision-making during unusual or emergency situations.
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain.
  • Must be able to work any shift including evenings, weekends, and holidays to ensure successful completion of work assignments.
  • Travel, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.