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Company: Rivers Casino
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Director of Security

Department: Security

Reports To: VP of Operations

FLSA Designation: Exempt

License Type: Key

Positions Summary: Develops implements and maintains policies and programs to ensure physical safety of the casino's guests, employees, property and assets; complies with New York State Gaming Control Board security requirements and the casino's internal controls.

Essential Job Functions:

  • The Director of Security will report to the VP of Operations regarding policy, purpose, responsibilities, authority, and administrative matters
  • Responsible for the overall operation of the Security Department
  • Continually monitor staffing to ensure adequate coverage for all anticipated business requirements and compliance with Security Department minimum staffing submission
  • Develops and implements departmental policies, procedures, and training programs to ensure the protection of all company assets as wells as the safety and welfare of guests and team members
  • Develops and implements Security departmental budgets
  • Responsible for the physical safety of natural persons, the physical safeguarding of assets, and the protection of the property of both the patron and the slot machine licensee from illegal activity
  • Collaborates with the human resources department or its functional equivalent, the design, implementation, and enforcement of a system for the issuance of access badges and temporary access credentials
  • Responsible for recording of any unusual incidents within the licensed facility in which the security department is involved
  • Responsible for the identification and immediate notification to supervisors of any persons who requires exclusion or ejection from the facility
  • Performs all the duties and responsibilities required under the system of internal controls that were approved
  • Must immediately notify the New York State Police upon detecting the presence of a person possessing a weapon
  • Responsible for the provision of immediate notice to supervisors designated in the internal controls and the casino compliance representatives and the New York State Police at the licensed facility upon detecting any person who is engaging in or attempting to engage in, or who is suspected of cheating, theft, embezzlement, a violation of this part or other illegal activities
  • Keeps abreast of crimes and trends with the New York State Gaming Control Board and local law enforcement through establishment of mutual rapport
  • Directs internal investigations
  • Discretionary ability to extend complimentary services in accordance with the approved comp matrix


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Five or more years progressive gaming, security and/or public safety management or equivalent combination of experience
  • Advanced technical knowledge of slot systems required

Background and knowledge of security operations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, safety, investigation, and legal issues

  • Excellent oral and written communication skill
  • Excellent leadership/motivation skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Excellent knowledge in various computers programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Available to work flexible shifts, weekends, and holiday
  • Ability to obtain and maintain all necessary licensing
  • Ability to work in a noisy and smoky environment

Working Conditions:

  • Regularly required to see, walk, talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms
  • Must occasionally lift and lift up to 25 pounds

Keywords: Rivers Casino, Schenectady , Director-security, Other , Schenectady, New York

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