Federal Security Manager
Fort Worth, TX 
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Job Description

The Federal Security Manager will be responsible for providing a visual security presence to ensure visitors, clients, and employees have a safe and pleasant experience while inside the facility; deter and detect suspicious activities and watch for criminal behavior; assist and support the Facility Security Officer in administering and enforcing security measures necessary for implementing requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual, Government security regulations, contractual security requirements and company security policies and procedures. This position will work day hours Monday – Friday and report directly to the Director of Federal Security and Compliance.


* Frontline supervision of contracted security staff and daily security operations

* Implement and execute security measures for adherence to Government and company security policies and procedures

* Ensures all security systems are fully functional to include Access Control, Visitor Management, Service Now, and CCTV

* Aids with investigations of security violations, suspected compromises, and security related matters

* Proactively informs management of security related developments, anomalies, and situations that affect the security posture of the facility

* Creates, assigns, and issues facility access badges to authorized personnel

* Responds to all emergencies, such as medical, fire, intrusions, and other threats

* Implements emergency response plans and evacuation procedures, which includes conducting fire evacuation drills

* Ensures all security equipment is kept in excellent working condition through regular inspection and by following QTS preventative maintenance programs

* Ensures all inventories are received in correct unit count and good condition

* Ensures security patrols are completed in accordance with QTS policies and procedures

* Conducts regular training for security staff

* Conducts security briefings for QTS staff, customers, contractors, and sub-contractor construction personnel

* Develop and maintain working relationships with Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement as well as Fire and EMS

* Perform security officer duties as needed to ensure efficient operations and guest service standards are met

* Provide reports as needed for internal and external audits

* Program CCTVs

* Provides customers with monthly reports

* Provides Operations leadership with monthly reports

* Runs monthly capital labor reports

* Runs monthly badge change reports

* Maintains and manages Key Watcher System, adds new customers, takes inventory, and investigates discrepancies

* Updates customers space/location and key inventory logs

* Works closely with the Operations Service Center to resolve ticketing issues and functions as an onsite advisor

* Performs weekly backups

* Reviews End of Service and labor tracking reports

* Directs the provisioning/deprovisioning of contracted security officers

* Trains, manages, and supports contracted guard personnel to provide quality customer service interactions

* Ensures contracted guard service models QTS culture and lives QTS customer creed

* Performs additional security duties and responsibilities as assigned


* Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

* Ten or more years of professional experience

* Five or more years of related experience in Physical Security Management

* Active U.S. Government Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain U.S. Government ICD 704 eligibility


* Fifteen or more years of professional experience

* Ten or more years of related experience in Physical Security Management

* Three or more years of experience with Data Center Security

* Two or more years of experience with Security Systems like Lenel or Honeywell (Prowatch)

* Two or more years of experience managing direct security personnel or security contractors


* Proficient computer skills

* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

* Proficient in Access Control Systems and related software

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; for the purpose of public interaction and report writing. Have excellent customer service skills

* Ability to handle typical emergency and crisis situations efficiently and effectively

* Ability to walk, stand or sit for at least 8 hours

* Knowledge and experience conducting investigations and enforcing policies and procedures

* Position may involve frequent typing, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching and lifting. Lifting requirements may range from <10 lbs. – 50 lbs. on a regular basis with heavier weights done in conjunction with other individuals or lifting aids. May require 24x7x365 on call responsibilities.

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals and disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or discrimination claim.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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