Security Manager

  • 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Mission: The Nashville Symphony inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performance.

One of Tennessee’s largest and longest-running nonprofit performing arts organizations, the Nashville Symphony has been an integral part of the Music City sound since 1946. Led by music director Giancarlo Guerrero, the 83-member ensemble performs 170 concerts annually, with a focus on contemporary American orchestral music. It is one of the most active recording orchestras in the U.S. and has earned a total of 13 GRAMMY® Awards and 24 nominations.


Job Description

Monitors and maintains a secure environment during specified shift with special emphasis on events.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


1.     Works as a roving guard daily during specified shift


2.     Ensure all building, organizational and client assets are protected from security risks, personnel threats, asset losses and safety hazards during shift


3.     Enforce security practices, policies, and procedures


4.     Responds to various building alarms


5.     Responds to staff and guest accidents


6.     Make sure appropriate follow-up is completed post accident


7.     Monitors and resolve Symphony Place traffic issues


8.     State of Tn. guard license


9.     Assist Director of Security with the coordination of high profile events


10.  Assist Director of Security with monitoring contracted security force


III.           Supervisory Responsibilities


Directly supervises contract employees and part-time off-duty police officers as necessary. Produce detailed monthly performance revues of contractor’s performance. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include; training, assigning, and directing work force.



Work Requirements and Qualifications


            1.   Education


High School education

            2.   Experience


Experience in security management in a public facility or a law enforcement agency, preferably at the supervisory level


            3.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


                  TN security guard license (unarmed)


            4.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Working knowledge of security management systems (fire alarm, CCTV, keys and locks, access control, etc…)


Investigative skills for determining accuracy in the reporting of incidents


                  Helpful attitude in developing creative response and solutions to needs and issues


                  Ability to work independently and use independent judgment while keeping supervisor informed of work activity and issues


Ability to coordinate multiple projects and balance a sense of urgency with lower priorities while maintaining calm


Ability to work flexible hours depending on operational needs of the staff or required maintenance of systems; should have own vehicle and valid driver’s license

Ability to de-escalate any tense situation.

A good sense of humor and global perspective is an added plus


Equipment to be Used


Personal computer, digital camera, two-way radio, telephone and/or wireless device.  Firearms will not be permitted to be used in performing the duties of this position.


Physical Demands


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Additional Information


The Nashville Symphony prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


The Nashville Symphony is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which maintains that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. If you have questions concerning the Nashville Symphony’s compliance with Title VI, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources and our Local Title VI Coordinator, Nakisha Hicks.


This company is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and company policy, smoking is prohibited in enclosed areas of company property.