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Expired Vacancy
Lead Control Room Operator – Security

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   Location: New York
   Salary: On application
Experience: Mid Level
Deadline: 13 June 2018

Please note that this vacancy has expired and you can no longer apply.

The Company

Christie’s, the world’s largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement & Innovation. . Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.
The Role
To serve as Christie’s lead Control Room Operator in the 24×7 365 day, fast paced environment and contribute to the enhancement of safety and security policies.
Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to
  • Registering visitors and contractors entering Christie’s workspace.
  • Managing and providing employee credentials and clearances.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and assess situations effectively and quickly.
  • Communicating and escalating security matters to appropriate team members.
  • Tracking moving assets and inventory.
  • Monitoring and reviewing security footage of Christie’s gallery spaces and warehouses via CCTV.
  • Monitoring, acknowledging and responding to alarms received through internal/external security system.
  • Ability to read, interpret and respond appropriately to e-mails and phone requests.
  • Providing security related services and information to visitors and employees.
  • Providing accurate situation reports in real time to Security Management team.
  • Conducting investigations or projects approved and tasked by Security Supervisors and Managers.
  • Updating weekly personnel access provided by Human Resources and Security Management.
  • Distributing monthly access reports of high security clearances to various business departments.
  • Maintaining, organizing and securing Control Room workspace.
  • Mediate conflict within team with tact and diplomacy.
  • Communicating with external security vendors; contract security and alarm companies.
  • Extensive walking throughout the building
The Candidate
  • Proficient in English reading, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to write informatively, clearly and accurately.
  • High School degree or higher.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledgeable in Windows 7 or higher operating systems.
  • Ability to trouble shoot basic computer issues and take appropriate action.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Must have the ability to learn new security software programs.
  • Ability to lead and counsel a team of vendor provided operators.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills.
  • NYS Security Guard License.
  • Proficient in solving problems.
  • Able to remain calm and maintain a professional demeanor in stressful situations.
  • Ability to respond immediately and appropriately to life and safety situations.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time when necessary

The Benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision care plans for employees and dependents (Generally Christie’s pays 80% of total premiums)
  • 401k Savings Plan – Christie’s matches dollar for dollar on the first 5% an employee elects to contribute
  • Life Insurance – 3x base salary up to $400k (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Disability Insurance (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Generous time-off and leave policies; including 8 weeks Paid Family Leave
  • Robust Wellness Program
    • Onsite weekly yoga class
    • Discounted or subsidized Gym Memberships to Equinox, NYSC & NYHRC
  • Annual Performance Bonus plan
  • Commuter Benefits – Pre-tax money towards your daily commute with a Christie’s contribution of $21 per month
  • Back Up Child & Elder Care – Each employee receives up to 10 days of back-up Child or Elder Care through Bright Horizons
  • ‘Art & Soul’ – Each employee receives one paid day per year to dedicate their time to a charity of their choice
  • Perks and Discounts through Zo and Plum Benefits
For further details on Christie’s generous benefits offerings, please visit (ID:Christies, Password, Wellness)
*Christie’s reserves the right to change company benefits at any time


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