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Director of Security - Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Company: Hilton Worldwide, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 11, 2021

Job Description:

The safety and security of our guests and Team Members remains our highest priority.Learn more --about Hilton's commitment to supporting our communities and workforce as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. Director of Security - Waldorf Astoria Chicago The beautiful Waldorf Astoria Chicago, a Forbes 4-Star rated haven of exclusivity with classic Parisian charm, is seeking a Director of Security! Inspired by the elegant glamour and design of 1920's Paris, Waldorf Astoria Chicago embodies the dramatic style of couturiers like Coco Chanel and Christian Dior. Fittingly located one block from Chicago's Magnificent Mile in the stylish Gold Coast neighborhood, this 60 story award-winning hotel has 215 guest rooms, over 8,000 square feet of meeting space,--two exciting dining establishments, and is home to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago Spa, voted one of USA Today's 10 Best Spas in 2020. This Director of Security position will report directly into the Director of Operations of the hotel and oversee a team of seven . The ideal candidate will be strong leader with a passion for serving others and proven success in mentoring a strong team of tenured security officers. A Director of Security and Safety is responsible for directing and administering the implementation of all safety and security programs and initiatives to ensure the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding service and financial profitability.
What will I be doing? As a Director of Security and Safety, you would be responsible for directing and administering the implementation of all safety and security programs and initiatives to ensure the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Direct and administer all Safety and Security operations and functions to include, but not limited to, preserving the safety and security of the guests, team members and the facility, safe work practice promotion, OSHA compliance, safety incentive programs and classes, systems use and management, lost and found, budgeting and forecasting, department management, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Direct and administer the patrol of the interior of and the perimeter of the hotel and the property to observe and identify potential safety risks, security risks and undesirable conditions
  • Direct and lead investigations of accidents, thefts, property loss and unlawful activities
  • Direct response to emergency situations including, but not limited to, safety hazards, fires, medical emergencies and threats to life and/or property
  • Serve as primary liaison with federal, state and local law enforcement
  • Oversee the administration and accuracy of all required reports and documentation
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests and resolve guest issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members What are we looking for? Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
    • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
    • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
    • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
    • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
    • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
    • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
      • Quality
      • Productivity
      • Customer Focus What will it be like to work for Hilton? Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Keywords: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., Chicago , Director of Security - Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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