Security Team Leader

Atlanta, GA

GPC Corporate Security Team Leader

Please Note : There are multiple testing requirements (I.E. Psychological & Firearms) for this position.

Also, please carefully read the fleet driving verbiage at the bottom of the posting before applying.

The Security Team Leader must have the flexibility to support the physical security needs of the operation which runs 24/7/365 .

**** This position may require work hours that include nights, weekends, and holidays.  **

This position will report to the Facility and Business Resiliency Manager and have first-line supervisor responsibility for leadership and oversight of the Corporate Security Uniform Security team of armed/unarmed security staff at the following locations: GPC Corporate Headquarters, Jefferson St, Forest Park, Customer Care Center and the Southern Company Headquarters.

The GPC Corporate Security Team is responsible for providing unarmed and armed, physical security and life safety protection for all employees, visitors, contractors, and guests at critical facilities all over the state.

The GPC Corporate Security Team is also responsible for access control, monitoring of networked physical security systems and technologies, emergency response and crisis management efforts, as well as ensuring compliance with applicable security regulations at their location(s).


Strong leadership skills, leadership mindset. Life-long learner devoted to continuous growth as a leader, wise application, and practice of leadership.

Significant demonstrated experience in criminal justice, corporate security, law enforcement or military required.  

Excellent communication and customer service skills (ability to effectively communicate at all levels, both oral and written).

Demonstrated exceptional project management skills.

Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships with peers, employees, customers, and stakeholders.

Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with access control and electronic security systems.

Ability to effectively lead and provide on the job training to contract security officers.  

Technical proficiency with CCURE 9000 Monitoring and Administration capabilities and Avigilon video management systems is preferred.  

In-depth knowledge and understanding of GPC Corporate Security’s policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Ability to work under high stress and frequently shifting priorities with an appropriate degree of urgency while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.  

Appropriately manage, protect, store, and transmit sensitive information.  

Work independently to achieve results with little supervision.

Effectively perform assigned responsibilities, manage incidents, direct others with minimal supervision.  

Maintains compliance with the Georgia Secretary of State Security License and have demonstrated ability to safely use, maintain, and qualify with issued firearm.


Provide leadership, and oversight to the Corporate Security team of armed/unarmed, uniformed Corporate Security staff at each location.

Enforces all Corporate Security policies, procedures, and post orders. Ensure post orders are reviewed and updated annually for each site.

Primary point of contact for the unarmed security contract company and Corporate Security.   

Ensure all security posts are staffed and equipped to prevent unauthorized personnel and contraband from entering the campus.

Manage all contract security staffed at each location, to include conducting uniform inspections, ensuring all posts are staffed according to contracted terms, verifying hours worked align with hours billed, incident reporting and tracking.

Manage training on all emergency response procedures, fire notifier systems, access control and CCTV; to include security system upgrades or enhancements to officers at each location.

Assist in maintaining positive liaison with leadership on each staffed site, to include facilities, as well as local law enforcement and emergency first responders.   

Ensure continuous strategic and operational alignment with the expectations of the Corporate Security Management, as well as all internal and external stakeholders.

Maintain proficiency with critical thinking skills to identify and assess suspicious activity, intelligence, and security incidents at company facilities.  

Manages multiple priorities and projects with consistent results.

This position has been identified as a role that will require the use of a Georgia Power fleet vehicle. The following will be required if you are selected for this position:

  • Must have at least one year of verifiable driving experience (Must hold a valid driver’s license for the class vehicle to be operated. Driving permits are not typically considered a valid driver’s license).

  • Must have no revocation of driving privileges within the 36 months prior to application, no convictions of major traffic violations (DUI, hit and run, reckless driving, etc.) within the 12 months prior to application, or any pending charges for a major traffic violation at the time of application.

  • Must consent to a continuous monitoring of your Motor Vehicle Record

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 6457

Job Category: Security

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power