Southern California Edison Advisor - Corporate Security in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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About Corporate Security:

The primary responsibility of Corporate Security is to protect worker safety, prevent crime on SCE property, and mitigate risks of physical attacks to critical infrastructure. Physical security operations within Corporate Security covers contract security officer services, the Edison Security Operations Center (ESOC), investigation of security incidents and threats, intelligence-gathering, the SCE Badging Office, NERC Physical Security compliance, and background investigations and PRAs.

Position Overview

You will work in collaboration with internal and external resources managing the day to day vendor who provides security guard services for approximately 20 fixed site facilities while also responding to requests for on-demand guard services that vary from 7,000 to 10,000 hours a week.

The selected candidate will administer/oversee the day to day requirements of both on-boarding and off-boarding contractors, managing a Tier 1 contractor to monitor liability to SCE and the public, insure compliance as to specified training, approve access order requests, interact with SCE points of contacts (POC) who require security guard presence

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day supervision/placement of contract security guard vendor

  • Develop metrics to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of security placement and personnel.

  • Ensure compliance training by vendor

  • Forecast needs to support business goals and objectives

  • Make recommendations for new processes and procedures

  • Evaluate/investigate lapses and/or break downs as to the SLA’s in the contract (i.e. service failures)

  • Interact with SCE Regional Security Managers (RSM) and SCE POC’s as to performance of vendor company

  • Liaison with internal and external customers and stakeholders

  • Conduct on-boarding and off-boarding of contact employees


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or classwork/training in Security Management, Criminal Justice, Business, Technical Discipline

  • Seven years of experience in Security or law enforcement

  • Experience managing risks and developing and executing business plans, and managing information

  • Experience in team building,

  • Experience researching and communicating current with relevant security standards, technology, and innovation,

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Security Management, Criminal Justice, Business, Technical Discipline

  • ASIS CPP, PSP or similar physical security certification or experience

  • Ten or more years of Security or law enforcement experienceExperience creating and maintaining and promoting safety initiatives and mindset

  • Experience presenting information to individual, small, or large groups in presentations, running meetings and in written format


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status. *LI-JS1