Protective Force Program Manager

Position Overview

Under limited supervision, responsible for various elements of support within the security function. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Oversees Protective Force (PF) Line Managers (Training, Operations, and Programs) and ensures departmental objectives are met in each topical area

Ensures that PF Management and Supervisors adhere to and enforce the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and negotiates with the Bargaining Unit as necessary

Ensures that company security policies, orders, procedures, programs, etc., are compliant with DOE Directives and are developed, implemented, and managed appropriately

Maintains knowledge of site safety policies and performs assigned duties in a safe manner. Also has responsibility for the safety of subordinates and ensures that all PF personnel comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits

Provides oversight, review, audits, surveys, and recommendations concerning PF training, PF Operations, and PF Programs

Responsible for ensuring that the annual PF self-assessment is conducted and that all associated findings and observations are properly tracked to closure

Oversees/conducts security Risk Assessments as needed to support FRNP and/or site objectives and missions when delegated by the Department of Energy (DOE) Site Lead or Officially Designated Federal Security Authority (ODFSA). Briefs Senior Management on results of these types of assessments and provides a formal report

Ensures PF personnel are properly trained and equipped to respond to various security events, to include, but not limited to building alarms, protestor/demonstrator events, active shooter events, bomb threats, general emergencies, severe weather conditions, and theft/sabotage events.

Ensures that the DOE Design Basis Threat (DBT) is appropriately implemented into the PF program

Maintains a PF staffing plan (uniformed and non-uniformed) that is based on current mission requirements, DOE Order compliance and core objectives, and is derived from an analytical process. Ensures the plan identifies the total number of armed and unarmed uniformed PF personnel that are required to successfully achieve the mission, and submits the staffing plan annually to Senior Management for review and approval

Determines the appropriate assignment of specific individuals to support overall resource requirements and actively participates in the hiring process when staffing vacancies within the Department

Ensures that a PF liaison is appropriately established for interacting with other site contractors in support of D&R objectives

Works closely with the Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI) Safeguards and Security (S&S) Manager to ensure that site S&S objectives are developed, implemented, properly managed, and/or complied with

Plans, schedules and organizes PF department to ensure effective utilization of employees and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines

Responsible for conducting site reviews, writing audit/review reports, reviewing findings and making recommendations to senior management

Manages all aspects of a security project life cycle, including scope definition, developing detailed plan, tracking, managing and communicating project status

Maintains close working relationship with senior management and/or operational management in ensuring security services are being properly executed and needs of the company are met

Monitors and evaluates unit performance on key security issues and programs, recommends corrective action programs where appropriate

Responsible for coordinating with the SSI S&S Manager in planning, developing and implementing security plans and programs such as Physical Security, Information Protection, Incident Management and/or Investigation

Maintains knowledge of complex industry trends, current security issues and security technology and updates management on risk and threats which could impact the project

Performs incident analysis and investigation relative to all incidents with advice and closure to all responsible functional management and supporting security management

Conducts risk assessments when delegated by the DOE Site Lead or the ODFSA to ensure compliance with local, state, federal guidelines as well as contractual and corporate policies and procedures

Interface with DOE Security representative and other site security and safeguard management.

Serves as liaison with local emergency response organizations

May have budgetary responsibilities

Perform duties complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner. If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 20 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 15 to 25 years.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Attention to detail

Proficient PC skills including Microsoft software

Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" clearance

Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person "buddy system"), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)

In some cases radiological training may be required.

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.