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About Us:

IAC builds companies. We are guided by curiosity, a questioning of the status quo, & a desire to invent or acquire new products & brands. From the single seed that started as IAC over two decades ago have emerged 11 public companies & generations of exceptional leaders. We will always evolve, but our basic principle of financially disciplined opportunism will never change. IAC today operates Dotdash & Care.com, among many others, & also has majority ownership of Angi Inc, which includes HomeAdvisor Powered by Angi & Handy. The company is headquartered in New York City & has business operations & satellite offices worldwide.

Company Benefits & Perks:

  • Generous Paid Time Off programs for flexible vacations
  • 16 hours of Volunteer Time Off yearly for community service
  • Industry-leading 401k plan with 10% dollar-for-dollar company match
  • Employer-sponsored medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • $5,000 yearly tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits through WageWorks
  • A vibrant office building in Chelsea with a well-stocked snack bar

The Opportunity:

Title: Armed Security Specialist
Location: New York, NY
Reporting to: Vice President, Operations & Security
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly Wage)
Schedule: Thursday & Friday (3-11 pm) & Saturday & Sunday (10 am - 10 pm)

The Armed Security Specialist position is of key importance to the success of IAC as this is the first impression guests, clients, & potential clients have of the company. It is therefore imperative that a professional & courteous manner is always extended to all those who visit or call our facilities.

Responsibilities:

In keeping with the professional atmosphere of the office, the Armed Security Specialist is responsible for the physical security & protection of people on the grounds of the IAC building. Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide armed security services in a professional manner; complying with all IAC security procedures, rules, & regulations
  • Ability to handle public interaction with disorderly or disruptive people.
  • Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures & respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance.
  • Write detailed narrative reports & maintain daily activity reports
  • Assist in threat assessments & crisis management program
  • Responds to incidents, ensuring appropriate action is taken by staff, appropriate parties were notified, & After Action Reports are completed.
  • Operate Fire Safety Command Station to make announcements & acknowledge alarms
  • Be able to operate an active & demanding switchboard when needed.
  • Greet & tend to all guests, messengers, & delivery services in a highly professional manner.
  • Assist security staff on nights, weekends, & 3rd party special events if needed.
  • Strong organizational skills, with an attention to detail & the ability to handle multiple tasks & prioritize.
  • While primarily assigned to respond to the above responsibilities, it is expected that, should the need arise, the Security Specialist will respond to armed threats & any real or perceived threats of violence.
  • Complying with all procedures, rules, & regulations set forth by the Department head.

Requirements:

  • Previous corporate security or similar experience a plus.
  • Must be available to work a regular schedule, which may include daytime and/or nighttime shifts, plus overtime on an as-needed basis.
  • Experience in Law Enforcement, Executive Protection, or Military required.
  • A pleasant & positive attitude with a professional demeanor.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Must be adept at interacting with all levels of an organization, from administrative to senior executive staff.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, Word, & Email.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Must have & maintain an approved license to carry a concealed weapon in NYC.
  • Must possess a valid NYS Armed Guard Security License.
  • Must possess a valid 8-hour annual Firearms Training Course certificate.
  • Must be willing to acquire an FDNY indoor place of assembly safety personnel certificate (Fire Guard License) & First Aid/CPR certifications.
  • As a condition of continued employment, the employee must maintain the current active status of all required licenses & must carry the license at all times while on duty.
  • Applicant must pass the pre-screening process including a background investigation.

Essential Physical & Mental Functions:

  • Read, understand & clearly speak English; constantly use speech & hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving & receiving instructions, using phones.
  • Stand or walk constantly during 3rd party events when needed.
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties.
  • Constant use of both hands & arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using the phone, notepad, writing reports, & other administrative tasks.
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public & co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination.
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain, or heat.
  • Constant mental alertness & attention to detail required while setting priorities & following up on assignments.
  • Must be willing to follow the chain of command & established security procedures.
  • Must be able to handle the pressure of working with a high volume general public (ranging from constant to occasional, depending on assignment).
 
 
 
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