Lockheed Martin Chief, Facility Protection in Palmdale, California

Chief for Facility Protection in Palmdale responsible for Supervisors of Security Forces, and the performance of the officers.

To include but not limited to dispatch, alarm response, incident responses, notifications, and protection of the facilities.

Responsible for day-to-day leadership, management, and direction of all assigned personnel who support Palmdale and other off-site locations as well as multiple, highly classified derivative Special Access Programs.

Candidate will ensure the efforts of this organization meet customer compliance requirements for these areas of responsibilities.

Ensure communications with site stakeholders, and program security.

Candidate will stay current with current DoD requirements, in addition to, the requirements for operating Government Owned Contractor Operated facilities.

In accordance with contractual Security requirements, define the services that are supported for compliance, achieve 100% compliance for customer inspections, implement and test the security constraints, establishes and conducts internal audits, processes, and processes and procedures are updated accordingly and/or plan of action created to mitigate changes needed.

The candidate must have very strong interpersonal skills and a positive, can-do attitude.

The candidate must thrive in a very fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced environment as well as understand collateral and special access program customer requirements.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to lead and implement change in a collaborative, inclusive manner.

Must achieve "Satisfactory" or better for government mandated Security inspections, reviews, and evaluations.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government Security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (i.e., Special Program accesses).

MUST BE A US CITIZEN - This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications Experience with Security Forces, prior security experience in either SAP or Collateral environments, dealing with investigations, violations, and incidents.

Desired skills Familiarity with security forces, facility security, special access programs/collateral requirements.

Ability to reach consensus among competing ideas and backgrounds and to find common ground to move initiatives forward in a timely manner.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills to keep senior leadership informed of all Security related activities within the organization as well as the ability to work with stakeholders to capture and execute duties related to their support.

Must be able to build effective teams and internal and external customer relationships through open and effective communications. Must have the ability to proactively shape horizontal thinking and processes.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California