Position Description

Building Security Manager
Job Code 4609
Requisition Information
Human Resources

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

County Administration Center 1660 Ringling Boulevard Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$63,000.00 - $71,000.00

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Building Security Manager (Official Job Title: Business Professional III) (New FY20 Budgeted Position - Selected candidate will start on or after 10/1):  This is professional level work directing the County’s security functions, including physical security of  employees, facilities and assets.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening

This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug-screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Oversees security initiatives, including but not limited to camera systems, contracted security personnel and security policies and procedures.
  • Functions as advisor to County management and staff regarding security issues.
  • Prepares reports and/or makes presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Develops and/or manages investigation programs, including collection and preservation of video and notes of surveillance processes or investigative interviews.
  • Conducts physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates security activities to safeguard county assets, employees, guests, or others on county property.
  • Creates and implements security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • With Risk Manager, serves as Safety Officer during Emergency Operations Center activation in response to an emergency event.
  • Conducts training of county employees in security related issues to ensure proper training, in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations.


Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business, Finance, Planning, Industrial/ Engineering Technology or job-related field; three (3) years of professional job-related experience.  A Master’s Degree preferred and can count for one year of experience OR  Seven (7) years professional job-related experience in management of technical projects/programs and strategic planning may substitute for the required education.

Job Competencies:  Ability to analyze risks to minimize losses or damages; ability to communicate organizational policies and procedures; ability to educate and train employees; ability to demonstrate excellent time management skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems; ability to administer, direct, and review security operation programs to ensure a safe and secure environment for employees, visitors, customers and others; ability to direct preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform managers, employees and others of security policies, procedures and practices.



Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application .

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA 


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