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Security and Systems Program Manager

About the Role

The Presidio Trust is seeking a Security and Systems Program Manager who will support the Department of Public Safety.  Once an Army Base, the Presidio of San Francisco is now a new kind of national park. The 1,500-acre Presidio is richly layered in history, is a natural oasis for wildlife, plants, and people, and offers iconic views known around the world. In its third decade as a park, public awareness and enjoyment of this exceptional place continues grow.

This is a full-time position with benefits and a starting pay range of $126,211 to $141,055. The starting base salary is dependent on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. Applications received by February 23, 2024, will receive first consideration.

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  • Requires knowledge of physical security and public safety systems framework and related directives, policies, regulations, procedures, and methods; and the collaboration and fostering of relationships between Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector, and their response mechanisms and
  • Oversea design and perform security and Fire-Life Safety (FLS) systems work including managing, and coordinating with other entities, stakeholders, contractors, and federal agencies to implement developed plans for the protection and safety of the employees, tenants, residents, and visitors to the Presidio.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and advice to security and systems representatives in the interpretation of pertinent legislation, regulations, and standards to conform to Federal requirements and to ensure achievement of sound program objectives and improved service to workers within the
  • Plans and develops operational and program policies, procedures, and standards/specifications for agency programs and equipment for security and FLS systems; unique characteristics of the area with respect to industry mix and size, and geographical dispersion; and emerging safety and security problems or
  • Advising on, managing, supervising, or performing administrative or program work relating to environmental protection programs (e.g., programs to protect or improve environmental quality, control pollution, remedy environmental damage, or ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations).
  • Performing, supervising, or managing non-professional, two-grade interval work for which no other series is appropriate, and the work requires analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and knowledge of a substantial body of administrative or program principles, concepts, policies, and
  • Collaborates with other Trust divisions to maintain the safety and security of the physical plant and infrastructure.
  • Developing and implementing best practices and guidance from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and/or the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Supporting the Director of Public Safety with budgets, strategic planning, and policy/program

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent from college or university in public policy, criminal justice, Homeland Security and Defense, or equivalent field of
  • 10+ years of experience managing and/or supervising physical security, emergency management, health and safety programs and/or environmental
  • Equivalent work experience in security and systems management exceeding 15 years will be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
  • Previous experience working in an Emergency Operations Center, Security Operations Center or similar in support to security and physical plant operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing physical security plans and oversight of the implementation and installation of security measures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security software applications that manage physical security, fire and life safety systems, and video management systems.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in criminal justice, Homeland Security and Defense, Facilities Operations, or equivalent field of study
  • Nationally recognized certification from ASIS International.
  • Previous work experience in data analysis of public safety response data (law enforcement, fire/EMS or similar).
  • Previous experience developing jurisdiction-wide security programs including sensors, cameras, intelligence, and other industry best practices.
  • A passion for the mission and values of the Presidio Trust.

About the Department

Our mission is to deliver municipal and public safety services that are vital in supporting the safety, health, and public activities of the Presidio community. We are proud of our role in making the Presidio successful and look forward to welcoming you to help us continue to excel.

Background Investigation and Review

The Presidio Trust has identified this position as subject to an employment background investigation which shall consist of a review of applicable county, state and Federal criminal and civil records, state bankruptcy indexes, driver’s license. An individual’s granting of a background investigation and resulting report is voluntary. However, employment in this sensitive position is contingent upon the successful completion of an employment background investigation. The Presidio Trust may refuse to hire an individual, may rescind an offer of employment to an individual, or may review and terminate the employment of a current employee not successfully completing the background investigation.

The Presidio Trust is an equal opportunity employer, offering a competitive benefits package. To apply, download the employment application from our website at and submit your application to our email address listed on our website.

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