As a Security Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring the protection of Metropolitan assets, employees, and visitors primarily within Metropolitan’s Headquarters and Soto Street facilities. You will be relied upon as a subject matter expert in the security disciplines of physical security, investigations, and loss prevention. You will lead regular, temporary, and contract security workers at various facilities as you coordinate and review work assignments on a day-to-day basis.
In this position you will be required to demonstrate your capability to respond to pressing and demanding situations; exercise good judgment; serve as the agent on call for 24 hours (standby duty) on a rotational basis; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and exercise good judgment under demanding situations.
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To apply visit: https://careers-mwdh2o.icims.com/jobs/1208/security-specialist-%28c%29/job
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and ten years of relevant experience; or an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and eight years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of relevant experience.
Relevant Experience is defined as: working experience performing investigations or working as professional security, law enforcement or in a directly related area.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification (required at time of application)
Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
State licensing as a Private Investigator
Concealed Carry Weapon License (CCW)
About Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.