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Facility Security and Safety Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009268 Location The Woodlands, Texas, United States Business Fox Networks Group Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

Job Summary:


Fox Networks Group

We are a collection of enduring brands and iconic, unforgettable characters. We create content for audiences big and small, reaching billions of people every day. Most of all, we are many individuals, each uniquely talented, each a critical piece to our puzzle, who collectively become a power. Desire to thrill and engage? Join us as we engage and inspire.


The Facility Security and Safety Manager will lead a contract staff of approximately 15 third-party contract security officers along with a third-party contract security site manager and will be a significant contributor to ensuring property and people protection and the safety at The Woodlands facility located in Montgomery County, Texas. This includes all matters related to facility access, emergency response, safety protocols and participation is supporting the business continuity plan. Our Facility Security Managers take pride in ensuring their team delivers professional and effective security services during their assignment, and will be pivotal in bridging security operations and Security Management. Our Facility Security Managers must reflect the company’s high standards and image in their day to day responsibilities and interactions including compliance with ESPN Global Security appearance guidelines. This Manager will report directly to the Director of Security and Safety at the Los Angeles Production Center (LAPC).

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the third party contract security workforce and ensure they are trained and oriented as well as support the orientation and training of newly selected guards.
  • Supervise the third-party contract security on site manager on resource allocation and deployment at the facility to include approvals of work schedules, overtime, time off, and other specialty assignments as needed.
  • Support security and safety regional remote events as needed.
  • Instructing site manager and shift supervisors on implementation and use of new/upgraded security systems
  • Advising the Facilities Planning and Operations Department on security and safety implications such as with new construction projects and more
  • Coordinating with fire, police, paramedic, and other emergency resources to ensure effective operating procedures and relationships are in place
  • Manage the facility Emergency Response Plan and coordinate with leadership team on the facility Business Continuity Plan 
  • Working with security consultants to assess effectiveness of the security function, and recommend upgrades, repairs, and system improvements
  • Ensures the proper operation and maintenance of security systems and equipment, including control card access, surveillance, fire alarm
  • In concert with emergency service providers, recommends how ESPN should respond to various, possible incident scenarios requiring security attention
  • Applies established problem-solving to identifying alternatives and to selecting or recommending the selection of an alternative from several defined courses of action
  • Analyzes security incidents to determine if improvements can be made to response procedures/actions
  • As assigned, participates in interpreting of specific aspects of unfamiliar information
  • Set goals and effectively coach to develop staff skills and influence behaviors
  • Observe and assess performance and provide feedback to leadership and the security staff
  •  Effectively assess the third party security staff conduct and behavior and recommend any actions in conjunction with the security site manager as appropriate.
  • Fairly deliver discipline to ensure successful results
  • Perform employee performance reviews in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain industry contacts to remain knowledgeable about security trends and applications
  • Develop long range plans for capital and operational budgets.

Basic Requirements

  • Typically, incumbent has 5 years security and/or safety work experience in a large, multi-site, global corporate, institutional or governmental environment; with at least one (1) year in people management, managerial and policy making experience in the security/safety field
  • Working knowledge of police, fire, medical, and other emergency service provider procedures in responding to emergency incidents
  • Working knowledge in operational budget preparation
  • Able to occasionally use equipment/machinery and/or heavy lifting as needed
  • Able to travel and support regional offices and/or remote events as needed
  • Has knowledge of security equipment, systems, procedures and standards
  • Must have the ability to perform basic work tasks on computers, including using MS Outlook email, Excel, and Word.
  • Must possess and maintain a Driver’s license valid in the state of Texas
  • Must have the flexibility to work varying schedules (hours and days off) and work extended hours as required
  • Must maintain a professional presence in image and interactions at all times.
  • Excellent customer service skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Advanced education in Security / Criminal Justice / Safety or equivalent
  • Certified Security Professional
  • Previous work environment in Corporate Security, Military, University Campus, or Law Enforcement
  • Demonstrated history of successfully leading a diverse team
  • Vendor management experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Fox Networks Group:

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of FOX Television Group, which includes FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; FOX Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks; FOX Sports Media Group, and National Geographic Partners. Together these units create, program and distribute on a worldwide basis much of America’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

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 The Woodlands Enterprises, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Fox Networks Group.

The Woodlands Enterprises, LLC 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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