Security Manager - Atlanta United (Marietta · GA)

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About Atlanta United FC
Atlanta United is Major League Soccer’s 22nd franchise and began play in 2017.  The club’s avid fan base has set MLS records in fan participation, including leading the MLS in number of season tickets sold for an expansion franchise and setting a new record for number of attendees at an MLS match.  Atlanta United is owned by Arthur Blank, co-founder of the Home Depot, and led by club President Darren Eales.  Atlanta United is a member of AMB Sports & Entertainment, which also includes the Atlanta Falcons and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
About Atlanta United FC Academy
Officially launched in 2016 prior to its first season in MLS, the Atlanta United Academy program aims to be the leading platform of youth soccer development in the Southeast and currently competes in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy program. The ATL UTD Academy consists of teams in age groups U-12, U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-19. Shared with the first team, the Academy trains and competes out of the Training Ground.

About Atlanta United II (USL)
Launched in 2018, Atlanta United II competes in the second division United Soccer League. The club aims to provide a platform for growing top Academy players, developing MLS prospects, and expanding the Atlanta United brand further into Northeast Georgia. Atlanta United II will train alongside the first team and Academy at the Training Ground and will compete at Coolray Field in Gwinnett County.

Position Summary
The Atlanta United Security Manager reports directly to the Atlanta United Security Director, and is responsible for assisting in managing overall, day-to-day security for Atlanta United Football club and its training facility.  This position is also responsible for assisting with match day team security at home and away stadiums. The Atlanta United Security Manager is also responsible for assisting in the management of security at high-profile, scheduled events attended by players, coaches, and staff. The Security Manager will work with team executives and associates daily to ensure a security minded atmosphere is maintained always.

  • Follow all Security policies, procedures and protocols
  • Ensure the safety of all assigned players, coaches, and staff
  • Support and ensure safety for United FC Academy and USL
  • Conducts frequent inside and outside roving patrols, logging any suspicious activity
  • Regularly monitors security cameras for suspicious activity
  • Maintains access control systems at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Facility
  • Ensure a security presence is established at team training facility
  • Completes detailed reports by recording observations, information, and occurrences
  • Investigate and write reports on all unusual incidents occurring on property (this does not include player investigations)
  • Identify and challenge all suspicious/unknown person(s) found on property
  • Responsible scheduling/briefing/placement/ direction for security and law enforcement at the training facility
  • Conduct semi-annual fire drills at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta training facility
  • Communicates regularly with the Atlanta United Security Director Coordinate with team logistics personnel
  • Prepare team security operations plan for all home matches
  • Coordinate with stadium security personnel regarding team arrival, match, and departure security
  • Coordinate with MLS security representative for matches
  • Coordinate with bomb detection and K-9 search team as necessary
  • Manages relationship with match day security staff and law enforcement
  • Lead and direct all contract security and off-duty law enforcement at the facility and during travel
  • Maintains relationships with airport security/law enforcement
  • Continuously monitor all player and coach areas, including hotel floors, meeting spaces, meal room, training room, and parking areas (team hotel)
  • Maintain a security presence in the hotel lobby, bus areas, stadium bus areas, and all locker room areas
  • Monitor the team sideline and bench area for safety and security concerns for all matches
  • Ensure all players are accounted for after the match including a safe passage to team departures areas
  • Direct players to buses, family area, and post-match meals
  • Ability to take direction from team officials in the best interest of the organization
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • College degree preferred
  • Preferred 5 years law enforcement, military, or security experience
  • NIMS Incident Command Certification
  • Experience in crowd management

  • Professionalism
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail in analyzing security programs, evaluating risk, assessing vulnerabilities and implementing reasonable solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent judgement and objectivity
  • Self-control
  • Independent thinker
  • Decisive decision maker
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Ability to be on call or assure critical incident response 24/7/365
  • Ability to safeguard confidential information and materials and understand the necessity to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the work environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred

  • Constant critical physical demands including walking, standing, climbing stairs
  • Must be physically able to carry heavy objects (such as boxes, luggage, etc) of up to 50lbs
  • Must maintain CPR certification
  • Must have a clean driving record