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Hillsborough County Government

Security Manager (#SECMGRUNP4) UNP4
$26.38-$42.21 Hourly / $4,572.53-$7,316.40 Monthly / $54,870.40-$87,796.80 Yearly


The purpose of this position is to manage an enterprise level security services program supporting all county facilities.  Works closely with Directors and Agency Leaders to coordinate and help develop comprehensive security plans.  Reviews and oversees the Security Agreement with Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for downtown Tampa facility security of 9 County facilites; as well as oversees the Security contract for county facilities outside of the downtown area.  Meets with vendors/procurement/county of security related activities.  Position conducts Crime Prevention through Environmental Design assessments and provides security awareness training to county employees.


High school diploma/GED.

Minimum of 5 years of security related experience including conducting high level briefings with both distinguished leaders and citizens.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Frequently in normal office situation.

Occasionally has exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles.

Occasionally requires travel, excluding overnight stays.

Occasionally has exposure to weather including heat, cold, dampness and/or humidity.


Frequently sitting at a desk or table.

Occasionally standing and/or walking.

Frequently requires good near or distant vision.

Occasionally intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.

Occasionally requires light lifting or carrying 50 lbs. or less.

Frequently requires good hearing.


Program management of enterprise level security at all 480 county facilities.

Develops comprehensive security plans, evaluates initiatives by established metrics, provides recommendations of the use of new technologies in related fields.

Manages and oversees the Security Agreement with the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office for the downtown Tampa facility security as well as oversees the security contract for county facilities outside of the downtown area.

Collaborate with directors and agency leaders to coordinate and help develop comprehensive security plans for various buildings.

Provides Security Awareness training to county employees. Pro-actively reaches out to departments and employees to check awareness.  Works closely with the HR training section, Risk Management, and department safety officers to ensure a coordinated stance on security and personal safety.

Works closely with the downtown area Sheriff's Security Force. Directly ensures the maintenance of the security equipment and the camera operations center remains operational.


Critical Thinking- Knowledge and understanding of policy implications and an understanding of the impact on the County. A high degree of analytical thinking to solve highly intricate, technically complex problems requiring consultation with others. Must be able to develop new and nonstandard approaches.

Decision Making-  Analytic:  Supervisor is available to establish broad objectives relative to basic position duties or departmental responsibilities.  Independent judgement is required to study previously established, often partially relevant guidelines; plan for various interrelated activities; and coordinate such activities within a work unit or while completing a project.

Communication -Requires regular contacts to discuss issues of moderate importance and to respond to inquiries.  Also requires continuing contact with officials at higher levels on matters requiring cooperation, explanation and persuasion. Requires regular external contacts to discuss issues of moderate importance and to respond to inquiries.  Also requires continuing contacts with the public involving the enforcement of regulations, policies and procedures.

Strategic Planning - Able to see the big and long term picture, formulates clear strategies and maps steps that show a connection between vision and action and that will clearly accelerate the organization towards its strategic goals.

Leadership - Able to develop, sponsor, or support the introduction of new and improved method, products, procedures, or technologies.

Managerial/ Operational Skills -Responsible for making recommendations within a department in the areas of compensation, staff selection, disciplinary action, complaint, staff performance appraisal, and similar supervisory duties.  Plan, assign, and evaluate the work of subordinates for effective operation and results.

Analytical Ability -The ability to visualize, articulate, conceptualize or solve both complex and uncomplicated problems by making decisions that are sensible given the available information.

Managing Complexity - Manages complex situations, readily distinguishing between what's relevant and what's unimportant. The ability to make difficult decisions in a timely manner.


In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.

CLASS: SECMGRUNP4; EST: 7/22/2019; REV: ;