Emergency Services Manager II

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Herndon, VA

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Job summary

At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon is continuously evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and where employee ownership and accountability lead to meaningful results.

We are looking for an Emergency Services Manager to join a team of professionals responsible for providing the best in emergency response, risk reduction, and security services at Amazon. This security professional will participate in the leadership of day-to-day Emergency Services Unit (ESU) operations, key customer engagements, budget management, strategic planning, and performance measurement. This person will possess a background in protecting people, places, and assets through the application of industry-related best practices. We value broad and deep risk management, specifically in the fields of security operations, incident response, an intelligence and information sharing.

Our ideal candidate understands that supporting their people and our customers are among the most critical roles they perform. They must be open and approachable while focused on how to grow, scale, and optimize efforts in a high-tech, fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have a keen sense of ownership and entrepreneurship knowing how to earn trust while working cross-organizationally to deliver results. The successful candidate will also have a passion for delighting customers, working in a team environment, and continuously improving performance.

Amazon's Culture: Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We have 16 leadership principles that help guide us in our every-day decision making process. These leadership principles articulate those things that have always been a part of what makes Amazon great – things that we must consciously hold on to in fulfilling our mission to be Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company. We are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy and happy lives. It is always Day One.

Key job responsibilities

  • Help develop Emergency Services Unit teams across multiple sites in a 24/7 environment. Work with diverse teams and cultures.
  • Facilitate short- and long-term strategy for ESU initiatives, developing roadmaps with actionable and auditable plans, driving requirements for each initiative, leading cross-functional internal and external teams. Execute initiatives with a focus on enhancing the protection of life, property, operations, and company reputation.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership behavior within the team; model behavior that exemplifies Amazon Leadership Principles.
  • Work to achieve team goals that optimize performance, enhance employee development, and align department goals.
  • Ensure work is complete, resolve employee issues, evaluate employee performance, approve time off, etc.
  • Help maintain high performance standards through inspection, audit, and coaching.
  • Design and coordinate cohesive responses to security events that involve multiple teams across the organization.
  • Make data-driven decisions, implement best practices, and deliver results.
  • Establish credibility and maintain strong working relationships with law enforcement, private security teams, and internal security partners to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risk.
  • Help build a crisis and incident management standard ensuring a consistent process for crisis / incident management efforts ensuring response readiness and system effectiveness, driving continuous improvement of policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Develop comprehensive security, incident management, and crisis management plans that align with our customers’ existing security plans, procedures, and protocols.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Management or related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency.
  • Ability to maintain situational awareness over multiple areas of responsibility.
  • Analyze situations, make good decisions, and formulate action plans.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers, partners, and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.

Preffered Qualifications

  • Experience in implementation of National Incident Management System standards.
  • Training and understanding of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI).
  • Experience with implementation of Lean management principles.
  • Experience in planning and executing security operations for special events.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting fact finding, administrative, and criminal investigations.
  • Experience with security-related technology solutions and applications.
  • Skilled in developing metrics and in conducting performance audits.
  • Experience with the collection and analysis of threat intelligence.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to think clearly, problem-solve, scope technical/process requirements, and prioritize tasks.
  • Meet/exceed Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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