We have an opening for a Physical Security Specialist (Technician/Installer), a home-based role. This role can be based anywhere in the U.S., with preference given to the Dallas-Ft. Worth / Boise, ID / Denver, CO or Kansas City,KS areas.
The Physical Security Specialist is responsible for managing and/or conducting installations, upgrades, conversions, and inspections of the company’s integrated physical security systems. This role is responsible for providing technical and analytical support to maintain an enterprise wide closed-circuit television system (CCTV), access control system, and physical security, intrusion, and fire alarm operations.
Conducts on-site security assessments and designs security features to mitigate risk.
Prepares written reports regarding specific findings and provides consultation to interpret security assessment results. Recommends security solutions within budget and business constraints.
Provides reliable system maintenance cost projection to management for budgeting purposes.
Supports enterprise-wide physical security systems including making recommendations for electronic access control, CCTV, fire and intrusion systems.
Assists with corporate security department’s initiative to provide cost-effective and reliable systems with a goal of minimizing location disruption and enhancing the security footprint.
Assists with the development of policies, procedures, and best practices to effectively support the Corporate Security mission.
Assist facilities with establishing workplace violence prevention program including providing training, consultation and resources in handling potentially volatile employee discipline and termination procedures as needed.
Perform incident response including but not limited to investigations and inquiries into allegations of employee wrongdoing, theft, and other misconduct as needed. Prepares written summaries of interviews and narratives of such incidents.
Know and follow policies and procedures of the company, share information that would benefit other members of the team and find ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers.
Strive to continually strengthen PCA’s business philosophy of meeting needs and exceeding expectation for customers specifically supporting PCA’s Commitment to Service which involves doing what’s right for our customers, focusing on strategies that add value and support growth, and keeping the promises that we make.
Associate’s degree required.
At least 5 years of experience in the security industry experience with demonstrable experience in conducting security assessments and audits.
Working knowledge of physical security systems, fire protection systems, personnel security programs, and industrial security machinery, concepts, practices, and procedures.
Must have the ability to utilize and understand IP schemas and network protocols.
Analytic and report writing skills including the ability to document the results of security surveys and investigations in a clear and concise manner.
Proficient knowledge of computer systems including experience with word processing and spreadsheet software as well as experience with designated department software/systems.
Ability to develop procedures for operational tasks.
Experience developing, conduct, and delivering training to a variety of audiences.
Ability to proactively approach, speak, engage and build relationships with corporate management, internal and external customers, represent the company to local, state and federal government officials, and address diverse individuals, groups and organizations.
Able to travel up to 60% of time domestically on short notice as necessary and possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.
Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Corporate security experience preferred.
American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) certification such as Physical Security Professional (PSP) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) preferred.
Limited Energy Journeyman Electrical License preferred.
NICET Fire Alarm Level 2 preferred.
Ability to conduct investigations, resolve conflicts, and handle other Corporate Security matters preferred.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categorie
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Packaging Corporation of America
At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
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