Director of Security
Highgate Hotels - New York, NY

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The Milford is undergoing one of New York City's most amazing transformations. Upon completion our $140 million renovation, this iconic hotel will offer 1, 331 newly designed guest rooms, and a totally refurbished lobby and common areas, all with an "Urban Chic" Vibe. Be part of the team that transitions The Milford into the world's largest life-style hotel!

The primary purpose of this position is: to direct and oversee the daily functions of the Security Department while conducting security, safety, risk management and enforcement duties in a courteous manner, such as handling emergencies, incidents, threats and violations to life and property, in order to maintain a safe and secure environment. Provide the safety and security for all guests and team members by ensuring that the premises are maintained in accordance with all laws, regulations, and codes pertaining to safety and security.

Job requirements

Essential Functions

Direct the Safety and Security department ensuring policies and procedures are followed, oversee all reports and follow up of incidents, coordinate and direct the Safety Committee, and implement new training procedures.

Administer the hiring, training, reviewing, and employee performance of the security staff. Assign duties and schedules for Security Managers.

Update Emergency Manual as required. Distribute emergency contact list as required.

Coordinate and train hotel personnel on the Emergency Manual semi annually. Participate in the safety portion during hire orientation.

Review all incident reports of property losses, fire, accidents, and reports of unusual occurrences to ensure complete investigation and follow up.

Conduct fire safety inspections to ensure compliance with the law and corporate policy.

Educate staff on the Hazardous Chemical Program (OSHA) and other related safety programs.

Supervise the conducting of fire drills, train employees in fire evacuation procedures and ensure that sufficient qualified personnel are available to perform the duties of Fire Safety Director.

Oversee activities of Saflok to ensure proper access and control.

Coordinate and monitor the efficiency of safety and security related programs.

Develop and direct the Safety Committee, ensuring training standards are conducted and implemented. Coordinate a safety incentive program to generate safety awareness for employees.

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