Port Authority of N.Y. and N.J. seeks World Trade Center senior security manager

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently announced that it is seeking a senior security manager to ensure the safety of the World Trade Center in New York, N.Y.

The World Trade Center senior security manager will report directly to the WTC security director. This role is responsible for the creation of advanced security planning to inform the development of security initiatives and systems to protect the WTC.

The person to fill this role will work hand-in-hand with the WTC security director and provide leadership to security project managers and other Port Authority personnel working on security projects around the facility. The senior security manager will be expected to act as an extension to the security director by expanding on the director's vision and helping to implement plans that fulfill that vision for the WTC.

The manager will be responsible for the establishment of a feasible baseline and the management of risk reduction initiatives and opportunity programs. They will also be in charge of all security operations, including programs on situational awareness, technology, physical security and hardware innovation, design, testing and installation.

The right candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Security Management or a related field, at least 10 years of experience in security management and at least five years of supervisory experience within the security management field. The ideal candidate will also be a self starter that can provide leadership to the organization.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a public, bi-state security agency that secures important methods of transportation between the states, including local and suburban railroads, such as the Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation.