Per Mar Security Services President of Electronic Security  in Davenport, Iowa

President of Electronic Security


Job Summary:

The primary purpose of the President of Electronic Security for Per Mar Security Services is oversee the direct growth and management of the Electronic Security Division; both financially and personnel.

*Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the status of the Electronic Security Division with the COO on a regular basis.

  • Provide final approval on all proposals and pricing submitted to potential clients within the division.

  • Assist Managers with all sales leads, targets, meetings, pricing and proposals when necessary.

  • Effectively handle client issues and concerns.

  • Assist in the coordination of inter-divisional operations and sales activities.

  • Oversee marketing and inside sales plans across the company.

  • Directly oversee the division’s budgeting process including growth goal numbers.

  • Provide motivation and guidance to the overall management team and each member individually as needed to assure highest levels of performance and standards of professionalism.

  • Ensure employees adhere to all company policies and procedures through training, counseling and by personal example.

  • Take part in all Executive Leadership Team meetings and functions.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by interacting with the Per Mar Security Services internal/external customers (including, but not limited to: current customers, prospective customers, clients, vendors, co-workers, supervisors and management) in a mutually respectful manner regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation and all other protected classes.

  • Adhere to the highest standards of ethical business conduct and compliance by acting lawfully, ethically, honestly and professionally in the performance of their jobs at all times as well as be in compliance with company policy and procedures as it relates to their job function.

  • When appropriate, inform customers of Per Mar Security Services of products and services and refer business to appropriate department.

  • As this position develops, the employee may be assigned additional duties or special projects as deemed necessary by management.

  • Assume responsibility for understanding and complying with Per Mar Security Services attendance expectations.

*Essential Functions to be performed with or without a reasonable accommodations

Additional Management Duties:

  • Willingness to become involved with professional and civic organizations that will enhance the Per Mar’s branding, image and profitability.

  • Perform all supervisory/managerial responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Per Mar’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy and that meets the requirements of all related federal and state regulations. Adhere to all EEO/AA guidelines and regulations in the hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, selection and training processes.

  • Hire, train and mentor direct reports by making sound hiring decisions, training each new hire and current staff as needed and continually mentor staff in order to assist in the successful performance of your direct report(s).

  • Address performance and behavior issues in a timely manner. Work with Human Resources when necessary regarding employee relations issues and follow through with appropriate action. Approach each issue fair and consistently in order to reduce Per Mar’s legal risk.

Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or technical school highly preferred; or minimum 10-15 years Electronic security industry experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Minimum 10 years supervisory experience required.

  • Experience in management of multi-market locations required.


  • Ability to be on-call/available 24 hours per day for contact in case of emergency

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Strong customer service focus/skills a must.

  • Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks.

  • Capable of handling challenging and stressful situations without decreasing productivity.

  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization and with external customers.

  • Possess sufficient clerical skills to perform essential job functions as listed above.

  • Must possess the values important to Per Mar Security – Integrity, Communication, Excellent Service and Accountability.

  • Available to travel, stipulating to a minimum of 50% of work time involving travel to other Branch locations; or client or prospect locations on a weekly basis.

  • Must possess the values important to Per Mar Security – Integrity, Communication, Excellent Service, and Accountability.


  • Must be able to obtain specified license to perform work in the security industry according to the rules and regulations prescribed by the state in which the branch operates.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.


Ability to operate a variety of office equipment to include but not limited to personal computers, printers, scanners and calculators. Strong computer skills with demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. Internet skills required.

Physical Demands:

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job (including but not limited to, duties involving site surveys, client visits and post inspections), the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, resulting primarily from phones ringing, printers and traffic of individuals within the office environment.

Per Mar is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabilities.

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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