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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


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Start Rate: $36.15 p/hr - Top Rate: $48.20 p/hr

At Will**

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This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

To manage the daily operations and administrative function of a work unit involved in the protection of Metro passengers, property, equipment, assets, and facilities.

Example Of Duties

  • Manages assigned security personnel who are involved in establishing, promoting, and maintaining Metro’s security and property protection programs
  • Develops goals, priorities, schedules, procedures, and programs; projects staffing requirements
  • Performs complex technical and administrative assignments in support of security function
  • Identifies training needs of employees; develops and implements training and testing programs
  • Represents the department and Metro in meetings within and outside the agency
  • Participates in planning, implementing, and coordinating interdepartmental, intradepartmental, and interagency security efforts
  • Conducts investigations and disciplinary or grievance hearings, and recommends solutions
  • Administers, evaluates, and recommends changes to policies and procedures regarding security operations
  • Consults with and advises Metro staff and representatives of other agencies regarding Metro’s security-related activities and issues
  • Prepares various reports concerning departmental activities including problem calls received and remedial actions taken to resolve issues
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of security manuals outlining and establishing measures and procedures in securing Metro staff, passengers, and properties
  • Prepares Operations Plans to conduct special security deployments
  • Coordinates security activities with law enforcement units and other security units
  • Oversees the work of contracted security personnel assigned to Metro owned facilities and operations, and ensures adherence to contract agreements
  • May engage in field supervision over Security Officers
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations.

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Administration of Justice, Management, or a related field
  • 3 years' management/supervisory experience in law enforcement, or industrial or military security OR Associates' degree and 5 years of management/supervisory experience in law enforcement, or industrial or military security
  • Valid California Class C drivers license
  • Must be able to obtain a valid California Firearm permit issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Must be able to obtain a valid California Guard Card issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs


  • Theories, principles, administration and practices of industrial security or law enforcement
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing security of government facilities and properties
  • Modern management theory and Principles of supervision


  • Plan and manage projects from inception to culmination
  • Plan, organize, and monitor the work of security personnel
  • Prepare reports and correspondence
  • Develop Operations Plans to guide special security deployments
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions and take immediate action as necessary
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.