Assistant Security Manager
San Diego, CA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Assistant Security Manager, located on-site with a specific client, will assist and implement a high degree of effective security strategies and policies, oversee incident and crisis management activities, provide security-related counsel, and complete investigative and security assignments.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Work closely with the client's executives to understand requirements related to security and regulatory compliance and to map those requirements to current security projects;
    • Provide on-going security-related advice/counsel.
    • Evaluate changes to the client's environment for security impact and present findings to management.
  3. Develop, implement, follow-up, and review of security strategies, policies, and regulations.
  4. Conduct security analysis, audits, training, exercises, meeting, event, and travel security.
  5. Supervise and manage employees during the scheduled shift.
  6. Oversee the security incident response and crisis management activities.
  7. Oversee and coordinate scheduling of the security and executive driver teams designated on scheduled shift.
  8. Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the security vehicle.
  9. Creates, develops and fosters relationships with the client, public officials, and members of the community.
  10. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

High school diploma or GED with three to five years of security management experience. Incident, emergency response, and crisis management experience preferred. Global Entry/ Sentri preferred. Experience driving clients preferred. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Prior military/ law enforcement experience preferred.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker.
  • Effective and rapid independent judgment and decision-making ability during unusual or emergency situations.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Results-oriented and client focused.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Serve as an effective team leader.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

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.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • May be required to use vehicle for performance of duties.
  • Frequent sitting and, standing, and/or walking.
  • Must be able to work in a 24/7 operation, with work schedule flexibility, to respond to after hour incidents when needed.
  • 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.