Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 2 months ago.
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Location: New York, New York
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The Westin New York at Times Square is an 873 room hotel situated in the heart of Times Square, within walking distance to theaters, restaurants and shopping. The Westin New York offers 34,000 square feet of meeting space with 32 meeting rooms of all sizes. Experience a whole new level of luxury and serenity at The Westin New York at Times Square. This is how it should feel™.
Security / Loss Prevention
Protect property and provide a safe environment for guests and staff. Supervise all on-duty security personnel, including dispatcher and kronos station. Coordinate job assignments and ensure that each officer is briefed on the day’s activities. Compile information and file written reports. Assist Director and interview, select, review and counsel security officers to maintain order throughout the hotel. Train new employees according to all corporate specifications, including documentation. Assign duties and schedule staff, balancing needs of hotel and productivity standards. Monitor staff activity and coach subordinate performance. Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting or loitering around building. Conduct walk through observations of entire hotel. Promote safe work practices. Ensure compliance with OSHA standards and preventative measures. Develop and administer safety programs. Develop, revise, and advise key personnel of emergency procedures. Investigate accidents, thefts, property loss, and unlawful activities. Document details and advise management. Track departmental safety records and document medically treated and non-treated emergencies. Coordinate and monitor for efficiency safety and security related programs for overall hotel, including lost and found process, auditing of issuance of hotel keys, chemical, CPR, and Fire Preparedness training, Manager on Duty schedules, evacuation drills, etc. Compile and distribute departmental reports, such as property loss correspondence. Read incoming correspondence and disseminate pertinent information to staff members. Organize and conduct departmental safety committee meetings. Attend and participate in other required meetings. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
High school or equivalent education required. Minimum of three years experience in Security required Previous supervisory or managerial experience in security required Previous hotel security experience in large hotels (500+ rooms) strongly preferred Previous experience in union environment beneficial Must hold a valid New York State Security License (16 hour) and Annual 8-hr Certification Must hold Fire Safety Director Certification Current CPR Certification and First Aid training required Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Certification a plus Must be able to work well with all members of the Security Department and all other members of the Hotel Staff Must promote a cordial and caring attitude toward all other department heads. Ability to communicate with hotel guests. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Requires flexible schedule including overnights, holidays and weekends Must possess basic computer skills. Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.