SMG Chief of Public Safety in New Orleans, Louisiana

POSITION: Chief of Public Safety

DEPARTMENT: Public Safety

REPORTS TO: Assistant General Manager

FLSA STATUS: Salaried/Exempt

Summary:

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Chief of Public Safety for SMG Mercedes-Benz Superdome | Smoothie King Center | Champions Square.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and maintain a pro-active public safety program designed to ensure a safe and secure environment for patrons and employees. Provides management over personnel to maintain the security of the facilities and grounds of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center and Champions Square. Oversees all administrative and management functions necessary to ensure efficient departmental operations. Design programs to increase and lead security and loss prevention awareness programs. Ensure that the property is meeting the proper security standards and is in compliance with local, state and federal laws.

  • Maintain the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center Champions Square Crisis Management Policies (Fire, Flood, Natural Disasters, Civil Disturbances, etc.)
  • Establish and maintain high departmental standards
  • Oversee Public Safety Operations; emergency response, investigations, dispatch, patrols, and safety
  • Coordinate and evaluate all investigations conducted by the Public Safety Department
  • Administer the employment and termination of all Public Safety department personnel
  • Establish and maintain a liaison with local, state and federal law enforcement
  • Develop a departmental business plan to compliment the Superdome's overall plan
  • Maintain records and files on all incidents
  • Responsible for budgeting, forecasting and administrative functions of the department
  • Assist with event planning efforts and coordinate with clients
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Four-year college degree preferred, but a law enforcement or security related management background could be considered
  • Supervisory/Management in Security/Loss Prevention experience, related Facility Security Management background preferred
  • A working knowledge of Constitutional, Statutory and Civil Law
  • Must possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License at time of appointment and throughout employment

NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer,

and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Four-year college degree preferred, but a law enforcement or security related management background could be considered
  • Supervisory/Management in Security/Loss Prevention experience, related Facility Security Management background preferred
  • A working knowledge of Constitutional, Statutory and Civil Law
  • Must possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License at time of appointment and throughout employment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled