Discover Darden Darden is proud to employ 175,000 team members who create exceptional dining experiences for our guests every day in more than 1,800 restaurants across the country. Here at our Restaurant Support Center in Orlando, FL, we have more than 1,000 team members working on a various teams to help support our restaurant teams in creating memorable dining experiences. While supporting our Restaurant brands such as Olive Garden, Longhorn Steak house and many others here at the corporate office, you’ll find the work challenging, our results-oriented culture energizing, and our passion for serving others contagious. You’ll also enjoy numerous benefits, including:
Day 1 Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
Annual bonus award
Retirement plans (401k) with company contribution
Additional paid days off referred to as flex time
Plus nine paid holidays per year
Dining discounts in our restaurants for you and your guests
Onsite Fitness Center and Wellness Center
Casual dress every day
And much, much, more...
JOB OVERVIEW: The Corporate Security Specialist is responsible for providing Life Safety support and guidance across all Darden brands and the Restaurant Support Center. Additionally, the Corporate Security Specialist is responsible for administering visitor management, access control, surveillance and employing other physical security strategies at the Restaurant Support Center.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Deliver Restaurant Support Center (RSC) campus safety and security by ensuring compliance with Corporate Security policies, procedures, best practices and protocols supporting Life Safety -Support restaurant by reporting security incidents, communicating security incidents to Corporate Security Leadership and managing the incident process to resolution -Support Darden culture by positively representing the Corporate Security team as a "Security Ambassador" focused on delivering professional, efficient, and effective security services -Effectively manage additional duties and projects while maintaining daily responsibilities -Seeks opportunities to identify and improve practical new initiatives for compliance and continued safety and security at Darden -Proactively address daily compliance opportunities with customers (e.g., parking, access control, RSC events, and warehouse activity) in a professional and effective way that builds trust and confidence in the Corporate Security team-Actively own and manage personal development through coaching conversations, feedback, guidance/support from your team leaders, and through selected ongoing training and developmental opportunities
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS: -Minimum of 2+ years of experience in any of the following: corporate environment, security operations center, customer service, hospitality, and/or applicable military /law enforcement experience -Experience producing reports and effectively communicating the details in a clear and timely manor -Ability to monitor state-of-the art Access Control and CCTV systems, assist callers, accurately capture, present, and log the details -Proven ability to function in a critical response type environment while presenting a calm professional image -Must have a valid Driver’s License
REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
OTHER KEY QUALIFICATIONS: -Demonstrates strong organizational, time management, and administration skills -Ability to analyze the entire organizational environment and make recommendations for improvement -Possesses good interpersonal skills and attention to customer service -Adheres to Company standards and methodology -Communicates (verbal and written) effectively -Consistently demonstrates a high level of integrity and professionalism -Flexibility to work varying hours, including nights and weekends to support a 24/7 operation
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to stand on your feet and or walk for extended periods of time -Able to walk up and down stairs -Able to sit in one place for extended periods -Ability to lift and transport up to 25 lbs
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: -Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, or college coursework in Criminal Justice or a related field a plus -Bilingual a plus -Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred -Knowledge of CCTV, Access Control and Visitor Management systems a plus
Darden is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze and Eddie V’s.