Security Managers

What they do:

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.

On the job, you would:

  • Write or review security-related documents, such as incident reports, proposals, and tactical or strategic initiatives.
  • Train subordinate security professionals or other organization members in security rules and procedures.
  • Plan security for special and high-risk events.
  • Review financial reports to ensure efficiency and quality of security operations.
  • Develop budgets for security operations.
  • Order security-related supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies.
  • Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes in executive legislative directives or new technologies impacting security operations.
  • Assist in emergency management and contingency planning.
  • Arrange for or perform executive protection activities.

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