The Whitehall Houston
A beloved fixture of downtown Houston for nearly a half-century, The Whitehall remains the city's premier choice for business and leisure travel. A meticulous refresh of guest rooms, public areas, and restaurants completed in 2016 infuses our mid-century landmark with modern style, while remaining true to our rich history and enduring commitment to delighting guests with warm Southern hospitality. If a fast-paced, high energy environment with opportunity for development and advancement is something you desire, we encourage you to apply!
The Director of Security is responsible for providing a safe and secure hotel environment for our team members and guests through providing effective leadership to the security team.
This position is responsible for managing the hotel's Security department and will serve as the key contact for Safety as well as Guest Incidents with investigations.
Candidate must possess the ability to work any days and nights, including weekends and holidays as the department is operated 24/7.
He/she must also lead the Emergency Response Team and ensure hotel wide training for Safety and Security.
Conduct walk through observations of entire hotel; monitor the property for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building.
Prior law enforcement, security or other military experience is highly favorable.
The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years managerial experience in security.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.
High School Diploma required. Related four year college degree preferred.
Ability to stand, walk or sit for
long periods of time during a shift.
Only local candidates will be considered. Relocation is unavailable
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We are an equal employment opportunity employer that considers applicants based on merit and the business needs of the company, and not race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law.
Experience what's possible is Chesapeake's promise to provide an opportunity for all of our employees to not only imagine what could be but actually attain it.
Chesapeake Hospitality is an award-winning hotel management company with a rich history and an established track record of successful operations for full-service and select-service hotels and an experienced management team that has operated virtually all of the leading hotel brands. We look forward to having you join our family of hospitality professionals!
MUST THE APPLICANTS SUPPLY THEIR OWN WORK PERMIT?:
The Whitehall Houston