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Position: Security Director & Facility Security Officer

Tradepoint Atlantic, LLC., the largest and most strategically important multi-modal industrial tract on the eastern seaboard, is seeking a Security Director & Facility Security Officer to join its Corporate Team headquartered in Sparrows Point, MD. The position will report to the SVP, Facilities Management. The Security Director & Facility Security Officer key task is to maintain security controls for the 3300 acre site, its occupants, employees, vendors, tenants and visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversees security organization of the facility, including maritime, general vessel and facility operations and conditions.

  • Emergency preparedness, response, and contingency planning.

  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local requirements, including knowledge of applicable laws (Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Security and Accountability For Every (SAFE) Port Act), regulations (33 CFR 101, 105), and agency guidance (Coast Guard NVICs, policies, MARSEC directives)

  • Proper protection and handling for Sensitive Security Information and security-related communications.

  • Ensure notification to law enforcement and facility personnel and other emergency responders for security or safety matters within the facility property.

  • Security equipment and systems knowledge and operation.

  • Positive control of all accountable items in compliance with contractual security obligations.

  • Provide oversight and guidance to assigned third-party security workforce.

  • Interact with senior management, contract field managers, stevedoring operations, tenant managers and public emergency officials/personnel as applicable.

  • Participate in facility security audits, assessments, and planning.

  • Maintain security knowledge through ongoing training and education.

  • Implement and maintain the Facility Security Plan and standard operating procedures.

  • Control access to protected areas and facilitate visitor requests for incoming personnel.

  • Support the Tradepoint Atlantic acquisition process as needed.

  • Ensure compliance with cyber and information systems security requirements.

  • Assist and adhere to security measures required to safeguard personnel and prevent unauthorized access to equipment, facilities, and materials.


Education & Experience:

  • Fulfillment of all Facility Security Officer (FSO) requirements in 33 CFR 105.205

  • Completed USCG approved FSO training and certification within the last two years, or must complete USCG approved FSO training/certification within three months of employment.

  • BS/BA degree in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice/Criminal Law, Homeland Security, Business Administration) preferred; equivalent work experience in a related career or Military Occupational Specialty may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Minimum two years of FSO experience at an MTSA regulated facility preferred; equivalent work experience in a related career or Military Occupational Specialty may be considered in lieu of FSO experience.

  • Port/Terminal/Marine operating systems experience preferred.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential.

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office products.

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.


Working Conditions

Must be able to work outside, exposed to all weather conditions, including heat, cold, wind, and rain. Standing and walking will be required throughout the course of a normal day. The wearing of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, shoes, a safety vest and a hard hat will be required. Required to observe all safety and health requirements for maritime operations.


Normal working hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with exceptions made for activities related directly to vessel operations. Exceptions may include extended shifts, days, evenings and nights.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tradepoint Atlantic LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.