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Project Manager - Security

Job ID: 6859
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Vice President Security
Date Posted: May 14, 2024


Job Information                 
Title:                                   Project Manager- Security            
Department:                       Office of Security          
Post Date:                          05/14/2024
Close Date:                        Open Until Filled
Hay Point Evaluation:         702             
Salary Range:                    $99,782-$130,964
Position Classification:       Safety Sensitive              
Location:                            Hillside Support Facility            
Reports To:                        Asst. Chief- Security Systems &Technology                 
This is a Non-Represented Position.       
Please note that this position has been designated as a “Policy Maker” pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics.  As such, you will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement that will be provided to you by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.
This position will be involved with the activities related to the Long Island Rail Road Office of Security Capital Program and other LIRR project-level endeavors in conformance with the Office of HQ Security. The position will support Security departmental staff and will be responsible for providing leadership, management, development, integration, and scheduling of all department-involved projects. The position shall be responsible for generating and updating all project reports and assignments and shall be expected to perform presentations to senior departmental staff, upon assignment.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:             
  • Manage the Security Capital Project budget to include; manpower requirements, system, non-payroll tracking and invoicing, etc.
  • Manage the preparation of project-related reports, presentations, research, and studies.
  • Manage the processes between project staff, consultants, contractors, and internal railroad departments that reflect the current LIRR procedures, practices, and internal controls.
  • Manage the development of office and project-related systems.
  • Promote safe work practices and provide safe working conditions. Ensure a safe working environment and adherence to guidelines of company safety policies and procedures. Lead by example.
  • All other activities at the request of senior management.
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, Engineering, Security, Project Management, or other related fields of study. Demonstrated equivalent combination of work experience and education may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement, subject to approval.
  • Progressively responsible for recent/related 5 years in a Project Management position including experience with emphasis on planning, management, and/or administration.
  • Knowledge of project management methods, procedures, and applications.
  • Must be able to organize reports and have the ability to analyze and recommend solutions to coordination problems related to meeting project deadlines/schedules and completion. Must be able to read and write technical documentation, reports, and procedures, as well as read and interpret schematics/technical drawings.
  • Strong computer skills, knowledge of management systems, and contracts/procurement background are desirable.
  • Must possess proven, effective, decision-making, planning, project management, and problem-solving skills, with a high level of professional integrity.
  • Experience with MS Project, Word, and Excel strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction.
  •  Project Management Professional (PMP); Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) or equivalent
  • Experience in maintaining electronic security systems.
  • Experience in Mass/public transportation systems.
  • Experience in security management including personnel, information, and computer security.
  • Working understanding of Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessment (TVRA) and/or Crime prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles.
Other Information:                               
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include but is not limited to, a pre-screening assessment (i.e., physical, written, and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make-up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. A record of more than 10 sick days in two of the last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance.  Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process. A medical examination and safety-sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.                               
Equal Employment Opportunity:                               
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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