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Security Management Specialists
District Of Columbia

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Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security, personnel security, and information security. May work in fields such as health care, banking, gaming, security engineering, or manufacturing.

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Currently Employed: 40,550

Projected Annual Job Openings: 560

Typical Hourly Wage: $31.04 - $51.87

Typical Annual Salary: $64,600 - $107,900

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Engineer, install, maintain, or repair security systems, programmable logic controls, or other security-related electronic systems.
  • Recommend improvements in security systems or procedures.
  • Perform risk analyses so that appropriate countermeasures can be developed.
  • Conduct security audits to identify potential vulnerabilities related to physical security, staff safety, or asset protection.
  • Provide system design and integration recommendations.
  • Assess the nature and level of threats so that the scope of the problem can be determined.
  • Design security policies, programs, or practices to ensure adequate security relating to issues such as protection of assets, alarm response, and access card use.
  • Design or implement or establish requirements for security systems, video surveillance, motion detection, or closed-circuit television systems to ensure proper installation and operation.
  • Determine the value loss impact and criticality of assets.
  • Respond to emergency situations on an on-call basis.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Computer servers
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Metal detectors
  • Security or access control systems
  • X ray radiography examination equipment

Technology:
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Development environment software
  • Network monitoring software
  • Object or component oriented development software
  • Operating system software

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