Security Supervisor supervises a team of security officers and guards that ensure the physical safety of all visitors, employees, or customers to the organization's facilities and the security of property and assets. Schedules guard shifts. Being a Security Supervisor conducts audits and inspections of buildings and grounds to ensure protection from intruders, fire hazards, theft, and vandalism. Follows protocols for the monitoring of systems and alarms, and procedures for response to issues. Additionally, Security Supervisor ensures that all security events are logged, documented, and reported using standard procedures. Trains staff and establishes plans for crisis response, disaster recovery, evacuation, workplace violence, and other emergency events. Participates in education programs and communications on security policies and topics to ensure staff is adequately informed and equipped to manage potential security issues. Keeps abreast with all local, state, provincial, or federal security-related information, directives, and events. Assists with investigations and critical event responses in coordination with law enforcement and other officials or agencies. Understands law enforcement methods, tactics, and procedures. May require an associate degree or equivalent. Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Typically reports to a manager. The Security Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. To be a Security Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision.