Security Specialist/Executive Protection

Employer: ComEd, an Exelon Company
Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job description
Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity
generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

Business Unit Overview

Join our Exelon Business Services Company (BSC) to be part of a diverse and inclusive team that provides best-in-class professional services and adds exceptional value to Exelon's family of companies.  We provide financial, human resource, legal, information technology, supply management, communications, and corporate governance services.

Job Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONConducts sensitive investigations which require significant understanding of depth and scope of potential impact that investigative results may have upon employees and/or business initiatives. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired, investigative results, and makes recommendations in support of correcting internal controls issues, and/or policy/procedural deficiencies surfaced by the investigation. Plans, organizes and conducts minimal to complex investigations of alleged violations of law or the companys code of business conduct. Conducts investigative as well as information-seeking interviews of employees and non-employees, documents investigations, handles evidence, maintains liaison with internal and external resources, in order to achieve favorable results that support Exelons business units and efforts. Conducts independent, highly complex, significant, confidential investigations throughout the Corporation. Provides recommendations to operating management to strengthen controls and further mitigate risk. Prepares clear, comprehensive and cohesive investigative reports based upon established procedures. Provide secure tactical driving services for Exelon executives on a 24/7 availability. Conduct counter-surveillance on selected executives for Exelon Corporation. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion regarding all corporate matters, especially executive conversations and communications. Provides security/protective services for events held by or attended by selected Exelon executives and ensure a smooth transition from each venue. Conduct security assessments and investigations on an as needed basis. Interface with and maintains a working relationship with Federal, State and Local law enforcement professionals, executive protection specialist in other corporations; and vendors providing executive protection services. Ability to carry and employ a firearm and other weapons platforms as needed. Ability to obtain certification for weapons as well as Non-Lethal Defense. Plan and provide protection services for international travel. Provide residential security services to select Executives, including coordination of security system installations/upgrades.PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES Accountability-Conducts complex and confidential internal/external investigations for the Corporation. Identifies internal controls issues, works with BU management toward corrective action, so as to preclude additional, like problems and inputs investigative incidents and results into Security case management system.-Provide secure tactical driving services for Exelon executives on a 24/7 availability. Conduct counter-surveillance on selected executives for CEG Corporate Security. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion regarding all corporate matters, especially executive conversations and communications. -Provides support for other Corporate Security functions and activities (Annual Shareholder Meeting, tabletop exercises, Executive Protection, Crisis Management and BCP)-Provide employee training regarding such areas, but not limited to violence in the workplace, fraud, employee safety, physical site security, executive protection and any other Security programs.-Establishes and maintains federal, state, county and local law enforcement contacts and relationships. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS Minimum:-Bachelors degree in a related field and/or the equivalent combination of formal education/training and years of work experience.-Ten years law enforcement experience with a medium to large agency or the equivalent combination of law enforcement/private investigative experience.-Ability to obtain Concealed Carry Permits for Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania and other states as necessary.-Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.-Knowledge of PC/desktop workstation applications; Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.-Strong working knowledge of regulatory and accounting regulations (SOX, US Federal Sentencing Guidelines and GAAP) and company policies and procedures (Code of Conduct, Corporate Governance, etc.).-Must be available 24/7 and have the ability to travel as necessaryPreferred:-Advanced Degree.-Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and/or other related certifications.-Experience in conducting vulnerability assessment of physical facilities.-Experience in Business Continuity and Crisis Management.-Prior corporate security experience-Ability to obtain (Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) qualifications

EEO and VEVRAA Statement

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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About this company
Commonwealth Edison Company, perhaps better known as ComEd, is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). Exelon is one of the nation's largest electric utilities, with approximately 5.4 million customers. ComEd provides service to approximately 3.8 million customers across Northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state's population.
ComEd is an energy delivery company. We do not own power plants and we do not make electricity. We deliver electricity to your home or business. To do this, we manage more than 90,000 miles of powerlines in an 11,400-square-mile territory. Since 2001, we have invested more than $5 billion in our electrical transmission and distributions system to continue to provide customers like you with the quality service you expect and deserve.
Providing safe, reliable electric service to our 3.8 million customers is just part of what we do. We also help you discover new ways to save money on your electric bill, and show you how you can help the environment by decreasing your carbon footprint. We're doing our part for the environment as well.