Job Details

County of Palm Beach, FL
Job Description

Salary: $101,285 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications
Department: Facilities Development and Operations/Electronic Services and Security
Location: 2633 Vista Parkway, WPB
Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday; will be required to work before, during and after emergencies.
Other: Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.
Will be required to pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) background check prior to appointment.

Highly responsible and visible managerial and administrative work directing the planning, acquisition, operations, personnel, and maintenance of electronic, radio, fire alarm and access systems. Manages in-house and contracted security services for all County buildings. Directs, coordinates, and maintains preventative maintenance program for County buildings’ associated electronic services and security systems equipment. Responsible for representing the Facilities Development and Operations (FD&O) Department on all customer issues related to electronic and security systems/services. Acts as liaison between FD&O Department and regulatory agencies such as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Sheriff’s Office, Constitutional Officers, and the Board of County Commissioners on Division issues. Acts as the County’s resource manager for all electronic systems and security personnel related procurement. Applies professional knowledge and experience to diverse and unique electronic systems which include 800 MHz radio, integrated security and fire alarms, card access and CCTV, custom recording and audio and managing an in-house and contracted security force.

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems, Criminal Justice or related science/engineering field; minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible supervisory, managerial or administrative experience in the electronics or security field, which includes two (2) years of technical experience in three (3) of the following: Telephone, radio, fire alarm, access control, locking control, audio/video, integrated building systems, law enforcement, military, or recording systems. Equivalencies: Related Associate’s Degree OR an unrelated Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of related experience.

PREFERENCE FOR: Five (5) or more years of experience conducting and reviewing FBI/FDLE criminal history record checks; experience working with Federal Homeland Security Departments; proficiency in CADD. Also desirable: Licensed/registered as a Fire Protection Contractor/Electrical Engineer/Fire Protection Engineer; certification as a sworn law enforcement or corrections officer.

Visit for job description and to apply online. May submit scannable application/resume with any Veteran’s Preference documentation to Palm Beach County Human Resources, 100 Australian Avenue #300, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Info 561/616-6888 Fax 561/616-6893 (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Applications/resumes must include Job ID number, and will be accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2019. EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

Job Details
Job Function:
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Palm Beach
301 N. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
United States
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager