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Security Project Manager

Job ID: 6188
Business Unit: Bridges and Tunnels
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: ISD/Security ProgramManagement
Date Posted: Mar 5, 2024



Resume Due Date:        March 4,2024   

Functional Job Title:     Security Project Manager   


Department/Division:    Internal Security/ Special Investigations   

Work Location:              Randall’s Island


Earnings Potential:      $83,400 - $109,462 

Hay Points:    534   

Overtime Eligibility:   Not eligible for paid overtime in accordance with FLSA


The Security Project Manager will be responsible for protecting and safeguarding Authority's revenue, property, and personnel through these main functions but not limited to:   

Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the functional design, development, and supervision of the installation of both Electronic Security Systems (intrusion alarm systems, access control systems, video management systems, etc.) and Physical Protection Systems (target hardening, fencing, barriers, etc.).    

Responsible for designing, planning, and coordination of the functional design and development of physical, electronic, and operational security projects and initiatives.   

Manage security contracts for the Internal Security Department, coordinate and oversee the construction of MTA B&T Security Projects.   

Coordinate security project planning with other Authority stakeholders as well as participate and provide security input in other projects that require collaboration or be reviewed by security.   


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, security management, business administration, project management or public administration or a related field, and five (5) years of full-time satisfactory experience in project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating, or expediting, for engineering, physical security, and/or architectural projects.    

OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college and at least 7 (seven) years of satisfactory full-time experience of full-time satisfactory experience as described above.   

OR High school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s department of education, or a recognized accrediting organization and 9 (nine) years of experience as described above.    

Must have a valid driver’s license.   

Proficiency in Microsoft Windows based operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and other applications.   

Ability to perform physical security surveys, including climbing ladders, navigating treacherous terrain, working in roadway or underneath bridge.    

Highly organized and detail oriented to keep pace in frequently changing conditions.     

Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, including representing B&T at high-level meetings as well as hosting presentations.   

Ability to read and understand blueprints.   

Ability to work in a highly confidential environment.   

Ability to work rotating and non-traditional tours (evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, etc.)   

Ability to effectively complete multiple critical parallel/concurrent tasks (multi-tasking).   

Ability to pass a rigorous background investigation.   

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in the areas of project management.     

Superior written and oral communication skills in English.   

Ability to travel to any MTA Bridges and Tunnels facility as needed.   

Ability to respond 24/7 in emergency situations.   


Knowledge and understanding of TBTA Rules and Regulations.   

Experience with an investigative unit/division related to case management.   

Experience in mass/public transportation systems environment.   

Experience with human behavior pattern and/or trend analysis     

Ability to work independently with limited direction.   

Experience in mass/public transportation systems.   



MTA Bridges and Tunnels is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS).     
Also, pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).      
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.    
Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.       
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.    




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