Security Jobs in Buffalo (M&T Bank) – Specialist

Website M&T Bank

Job Description:

Assists the Regional Physical Security Manager in maintaining Bank-wide compliance to mandatory physical security federal Regulatory H requirements which establish Federal guidelines to maximize employee safety and asset protection and minimize high-risk situations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate Bank-wide electronic access control and Bank Identification (ID) systems.
  • Operate centralized access control and ID card system to ensure standardized method of restricting access into facilities by authorized personnel.
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual audit control standards established in coordination with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Customer Privacy requirements.
  • Conduct central alarm monitoring station operations, including alarm testing, general monitoring and reporting with contracted security officers.
  • Serve in back-up/support capacity in traveling to regional branch offices and major high-rise buildings and conduct physical security and/or safety inspections on existing equipment used to protect employees and assets in accordance with Federal Regulation H and compliance to state laws.
  • Serve in back-up/support capacity for preparation of Physical Security Inspection reports for each office or location inspected, recording physical security manufacturer information and reporting deficiencies found, steps taken to rectify the exceptions and appropriate annual capital budget planning. Work with physical security vendors to rectify noted exceptions.
  • Serve in back-up/support capacity for conducting inspections with Regional Security Managers assisting with documentation.
  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
  • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years’ physical security field experience, or in lieu of requirement degree, a combined minimum of 6 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ physical security field experience
  • Familiarity with various Federal, state and local criminal laws
  • Prior experience with pertinent word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Demonstrated integrity and professionalism
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly organized
  • Project and task oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Commitment to growing and enhancing skills through continual training and experience
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and/or Physical Security Professional ASIS certification
  • Physical security field experience or criminal justice, court and military experience
  • General working knowledge of standard Bank hardware and software
  • General operational understanding of financial institution asset protection devices
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders to check equipment in office and branch ceilings and basements

Job Details:

Company: M&T Bank

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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