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Director, Safety/Security 1

Company: PayPal
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
The Director, Executive Protection is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and implementing solutions related to the protection and safeguarding of executive personnel

Job Description:

This Director will:

  • Serve as a critical member of the Global Safety & Security leadership team which provides physical protection to designated corporate executives, or others as assigned.
  • Collect, analyze and conduct threat analysis and initiates actions to protect personnel, information and property.
  • Take a leading role in the coordination of security activities for routine and major events.
  • Interpret and communicate event recovery plan.
  • Lead tactical and operational security delivery for Executive Protection and Security for Special Events program.
  • Conduct security advances and logistical support for events, venues and travel activities.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality with regards to any sensitive information pertaining to Principals, physical protection means and methods, or company information.
  • Interact in a professional manner with company team members, external security personnel or other external individuals and law enforcement officials.
  • Foster an environment of trust and confidence through exemplary integrity, dedication and professionalism.
  • Perform threat assessments and making recommendations for improving security procedures and the security of the client's environment.

    Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:
    • 15+ years' experience working in the Protection Services, in a government or corporate capacity.
    • Proven track record of driving results and building effective relationships with all levels of management.
    • Possess sound judgment, flexibility and nimbleness in changing courses and solving problems swiftly.
    • Ability to multitask effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines.
    • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature.
    • Ability to effectively and professionally represent oneself in interactions with Executive Staff and their support teams.
    • Ability to identify and manage safety and security related contractor/vendor service relationships to include associated budgets.
    • Developed and strong technical skills that allow for liaising with Information Technology to implement technical solutions specific to safety and security needs.
    • Ability to generate and apply creative and innovative solutions.
    • Knowledge of and strong experience with managing highly visible investigations/incidents/issues.
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Extensive threat assessment training and skills.
    • Ability to effectively solicit, engage and manage key stakeholders and partners (internal and external).
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
    • Ability and willingness to be available 24/7 as needed.

      Medical Skills: Position requires agents be trained and proficient as a Medical First Responder within 6 months of initial hire date.

      Firearm Skills: Position requires agents be trained and proficient in the use of a concealed handgun and have the ability to attain or currently hold a California state concealed weapons carrier permit.

      Working Conditions:
      • Able to work irregular or extended hours.
      • Able to regularly stand, walk, sit, use hands/manual dexterity, reach or stretch, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; speak or hear.
      • Able to occasionally run or sprint.
      • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; work with explosives and vibration.
      • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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        Our Benefits:
        At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can't do this without our most important asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
        We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

        Who We Are:
        Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

        PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

        PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at .

        As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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