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Director, Security

posted October 16, 2017

Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown
Washington, DC
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Director, Security

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our Colleagues, guests and visitors is an integral part of our operations. Your leadership as Director, Security will ensure an exceptional Security team and efficient protocols to support your hotel as a safe, enjoyable workplace and travel destination. 

Hotel Overview: 

If creating memories and being part of an exceptional guest experience appeals to you, you may be interested in joining the outstanding team of hospitality professionals at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Located in Washington's fashionable West End, The Fairmont surrounds you with comfort and luxury and is the ideal environment to foster your career.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the Security department
  • Ensure overall guest and Colleague safety through the implementation and review of hotel-wide security measures
  • Act as a liaison within the community and policing forces to maintain awareness of current security issues
  • Complete daily Security reports
  • Liaison with other hotel security and law enforcement agencies and carry out investigations pertaining to all security matters
  • Be knowledgeable in the use of all security equipment, i.e. radios, cameras, electronic lock systems and report any safety, security and/or fire hazards or violations
  • Supervise and train all Security supervisors
  • Perform lock audits as required and assist in maintaining key control
  • Manage the departmental budget
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Champion and driver for work place accident avoidance/ reduction and loss prevention.
  • Assist guests regarding hotel facilities in an informative and helpful way
  • Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience in a similar role required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • Certification in CPR First Aid required
  • Preference for strong diplomatic business knowledge
  • University/College degree in a related discipline required
  • Must possess a professional presentation
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Benefits

  • Annual Vacation & Paid Holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Life & AD/D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance for dependents
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan through MassMutual
  • 50% Food & Beverage Discount
  • Annual Parties, ie Summer BBQ, Winter Gala, Children’s Party
  • Colleague Cafeteria
  • Community Involvement with Charities, Schools, Environment etc
  • Destinations Travel Program
  • Gym Memberships to one of the best gym’s in DC, Balance Gym
  • Educational Assistance
  • SmartBenefits through Washington Metro Transit
  • Discount on Shoes for Crews

Visa Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in U.S.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

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About This Employer

Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown

2401 M Street NW

Washington, DC 20037

Telephone (202) 429-2400

415 Room Hotel

www.fairmont.com

REINTRODUCING A D.C. ICON

Welcome to a city that’s perpetually changing, yet timeless in its grandeur and elegance. And nowhere in the nation’s capital reflects this duality quite like Fairmont Washington, D.C.,  Georgetown.  While you’re visiting, we invite you to experience our outstanding hospitality—and to enjoy our recent renovation, which has added a dazzling new ballroom and revitalized our lobby, bar and courtyard to embody the beauty of the region, from blossoming cherry trees to the striking grid pattern upon which D.C. is built. 

VENUES FIT FOR A PRESIDENT

At the heart of our transformation is our new 2,990-square-foot (280-square-meter) Kennedy Ballroom, destined to become one of D.C.’s most sought-after venues for weddings, conferences and everything in between. Adjacent to our Grand Ballroom and bedecked in the latest audiovisual technology and elegant decor, the Kennedy Ballroom will turn any gathering of up to 300 guests into a night they’ll never forget. With over 30,000 square feet (2,800 square meters) of meeting and event space, we have the perfect setting for any function. For cocktail receptions and more casual events, our completely remodeled lobby and courtyard are perfect for mingling, networking or just unwinding after a successful event.

Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel. Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings. A relaxing visit to our hotel's fitness center, indoor pool and serene courtyard garden also provide guests with an array of rejuvenating experiences. The finest meeting space, accommodations, and personal service will draw you back to our four-diamond, luxury Washington, D.C. hotel's accommodations time and again.