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Corporate Security Director

Company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Location: Dover
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:At the heart of our Company is a dedication to delivering energy that drives progress. We put people first, work to keep them safe and build trusting relationships. -What you'll be working on---

  • Taking the necessary actions to maintain a safe and secure environment by ensuring that the Company has the appropriate security systems in place; overseeing company standards to ensure that security required by government and regulatory bodies are adhered to throughout the Company; ensuring that the Company's corporate security systems are aligned with physical security best practices and the Company's cyber security programs.
  • Overseeing all third parties engaged to assist the Company with corporate security matters; providing recommendations to the senior management team to minimize threats / risk that may be imposed against the Company and/or its employees; and supporting the management team with investigations resulting from criminal activity, misconduct or employee policy infractions.
  • Providing strategic direction for the effective management of security-related activities that are aligned with the Company's business needs.
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of security enhancements with an emphasis on risk, uniformity, efficiency and compliance.
  • Maintaining relationships with government, emergency, and law enforcement agencies, as well as utility industry and private-sector security and business continuity leaders, to gather, analyze and disseminate timely information and to assure joint coordination should a disruptive threat or incident occur.
  • Collaborating with Business Units and Departments to maintain business continuity and resiliency programming to minimize and mitigate the consequences of threats and/or risks, including national threats or incidents, which directly or indirectly affect the Company.
  • Coordinating the establishment of strategies and procedures to respond to an event and transition to business recovery. Facilitating plan development, training and exercises to assure employee awareness and organizational resilience. If a critical incident impacts the Company, providing situational awareness, support management and assisting affected teams with response and recovery activities.
  • Coordinating with leaders throughout the Company to ensure business continuity and continuity of operations planning and development of appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • Performing additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.Who you are...
    • You have a valid Driver's License.
    • You have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.
    • You have Fifteen years of related experience, including ten years of progressive supervisory/ management responsibilities.
    • You have a Bachelor's Degree in business administration or related field or equivalent work experience.
    • You preferably have a Master's Degree in business management, homeland security or related area.
    • You have advanced technical knowledge related to corporate security practices, security systems, business continuity, incident management, risk management and government security regulations and practices.
    • You possess advanced leadership skills to direct the activities of individuals and/or teams toward the accomplishment of goals.
    • You have the ability to make sound business judgments in a timely manner, and demonstrated experience with prioritizing under time pressures.
    • You have demonstrated effective critical thinking, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • You have management and administrative skills to develop, monitor and maintain fiscal responsibility and regulatory compliance within department guidelines.
    • You have project management skills to plan work-flow, coordinate projects and resolve conflicting demands; ability to prioritize and handle multiple issues and projects concurrently.
    • You possess effective oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills, and ability to create corporate standards and programs.
    • You have effective interpersonal skills, a customer service focus and the ability to work as a member in a team-oriented environment and build consensus between competing organizational interests.
    • You have personal computer skills; experience using Microsoft Office software products.
    • You have demonstrated professionalism and experience working with confidential information.
    • You have certifications in business continuity planning, emergency management, physical security and cyber security fields.
    • You have completed national incident management system courses and demonstrable knowledge.Where you'll be working:
      • Office setting, with travel up to 25% while providing 24x7 on-call support for any emergency.Benefits/what's in it for you?
        • Fantastic opportunities for career growth
        • Cooperative, supportive and empowered team atmosphere
        • Annual bonus and salary increase opportunities
        • Monthly recognition events
        • Endless wellness initiatives and community events
        • Robust and customizable benefit packages-choose what works best with your life. Options include generous 401k, medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, compensated volunteer hours and MORE!
        • Paid time off, holidays and a separate bank of sick time!Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email -human_resources@chpk.com -or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at rwarner@chpk.com.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Wilmington , Corporate Security Director, Executive , Dover, Delaware

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