Sage Hospitality Resources Assistant Director of Security in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
American freedom gained its foothold in Philadelphia – a fiercely independent spirit that remained to infuse its commerce, its culture, and its people. At the intersection of it all – the very vibrant Logan Square, now anchored by its newly-namesake hotel, The Logan. The Logan inspires with a lively urbane flair and luxe aesthetic—a modern hotel designed as the beating heart of the city it calls home. The hotel makes a grand first impression—with its own collection of artworks, its subdued brand of stellar service, its unassuming luxury, and its warm and neighborly welcome. Confident and sophisticated, with an artful point of view.
Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation. They create a personalized experience for each person who visits The Logan and support one another in doing so. If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, The Logan Hotel may be for you.
We are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Security to join our amazing team!
Assistant Director of Security
The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Develop and implement the safety, security and emergency plans and programs for the hotel and peripheries through the supervision of the Security staff, training of the hotel staff, investigations and coordination of activities with outside agencies to ensure a safe/secure experience for the guests and staff, protect hotel assets and minimize liabilities and losses.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Thorough knowledge of the security hospitality fields and the relating practices and procedures. Requires knowledge of hotel and company policies and procedures and the ability to determine a course of action based on these guidelines. Requires supervisory/management skills. Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations. Effective communication skills and the ability to provide information and associated services. May require a second language. Ability to perform CPR and first aid. Excellent hearing required to communicate with employees, managers, guests; hear alarms. Excellent vision required for emergency, visual safety inspections. Excellent speech communication skills required to communicate with employees, managers, guests. Excellent comprehension and literacy required for reports, budgets, procedures, etc.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying may be necessary to carry people or equipment in emergency situations.
Bending/kneeling would be necessary in administering CPR and First Aid.
Mobility - would be necessary 100% of the time in responding to emergencies and patrolling the building.
Continuous standing - would not be standing in one place for any extended length of time.
Climbing - use stairs in responding to fire alarms.
One to two years of post-high school education or equivalent experience.
Minimum two years in security/loss prevention.
Use of portable radio, telephone, copy machine. computer, office equipment
Work inside 85% shift
Full Time - Regular
1 Logan Square