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Manager, Security Field Operations

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID R-02256 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Dec. 21, 2019

Job Summary:


  • Delivers security and safety services by planning, evaluating, and implementing security functions within assigned area of responsibility
  • Accountable for day-to-day management and operational effectiveness of security personnel
  • Accomplishes department objectives by establishing action plans, timetables, and outcome measurements; obtaining and allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections
  • Is fiscally responsible and achieves financial goals by controlling and reducing costs through efficient and optimal use of department assets
  • Maintains department results by recruiting and selecting exceptional and productive security officers; mentorship, counseling, and correcting when necessary; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Cultivates existing relationships with law enforcement and community partners by actively engaging and partnering on key initiatives and activities
  • Works closely with Pixar key stakeholders, i.e. Facilities, Café, Systems, Legal, etc. to maintain a positive relationship while enforcing security standards
  • Leads by example and provides a positive, professional and inspired work environment
  • Effectively manages third party vendors associated with supplemental security services by monitoring contractual obligations and maintaining vendor performance
  • Consistently analyzes labor requirements and identifies and implements efficiencies within area of accountability
  • Additional responsibilities as required


  • Minimum 10 years experience in positions of increasing responsibility within the security field including 7 years of experience leading a comparable sized organization
  • Demonstrated track record in dealing with the effective communication of complex and organizational and human resource issues
  • Assimilates and synthesizes information rapidly and recognizes the complexity of issues, challenges assumptions, and has ability to quickly make decisions to address areas of concern
  • Continually searches for ways to contribute and to position the organization for future success
  • Deals effectively with ambiguity and learns from success and failure
  • Demonstrates resiliency and sound judgment in dealing with business and corporate challenges
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong business knowledge and acumen
  • Effectively manages integrated change and solves problems
  • Strong leadership and influence skills
  • Builds trust and instills self-confidence through mutual respect and ongoing communication
  • Proven track record of managing and developing employees


  • Entertainment industry experience preferred or something like Familiarity with working in or with large organizations
  • Training and experience in conflict resolution and/or verbal de-escalation techniques, and incident command
  • Experience in balancing employee relations, confidential investigations, payroll/benefits, security training
  • Prior defensive observation, behavioral assessment, threat and incident detection experience with public or private sectors
  • Proven track record in leading security operations and personnel to deliver high quality, customer-oriented security programs
  • Detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • A growth mindset


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject matter or equivalent practical experience


About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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