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Manager Utility Security (Washington D.C. Pepco Holdings Inc.)

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Organization: PHI Service Company
Job ID: 224564
Date Posted: May 30, 2020

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PLEASE READ Work Location:  This position is based in Washington D.C. only (PHI Edison Place Office Building 701 9th St) supporting stakeholders and leading employees across PHI locations in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, and New Jersey. 

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

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 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!


Provide strategic leadership for the utility’s security program including the safety of employees and the protection of company facilities and assets.  The protection of facilities and assets will include the utility’s transmission and distribution assets, vehicles and materials.  The position develops and directs policies, procedures and programs to coordinate a safe and secure environment.  This role is also responsible for leading confidential investigations and acting as a liaison with local and federal law enforcement agencies when necessary.


- Develop, communicate and implement security policies and/or procedures for the utility relative to employee safety, building access, video surveillance, physical security, forensics, and other security functions.  Routinely audit practices to ensure compliance. 25%

- Select, manage and develop staff members.  Develop key talent and provide opportunities for knowledge sharing and skill building. 15%

- Oversee a network of vendors who safeguard the company’s assets and physical safety of the employees and visitors. 10%

- Ensure an employee protection program and structure is in place to safeguard employees working in the field.  Prepare and instruct training in violence prevention. 5%

- Partner with HR and Supply to ensure complete background investigations are performed on new hires, contractors and subcontractors and on employees moving into roles with access to NERC assets or Sensitive Personnel Information (SPI). 5%

- Manage sensitive investigations relating to employee safety or misconduct, theft, property damage, fraud and other issues involving standards of business conduct.  Works closely with HR to resolve such incidents. 20%

- Serve as a member of the Exelon Security (Exelon and EU) leadership teams.  Interface with Real Estate & Facilitates, OHS, IT Security, Ethics & Compliance and Internal Audit professionals on cross-functional teams as appropriate to minimize risk to the utility and company. 15%

- Confer with representatives of local government to ensure cooperation and coordination of activities with law enforcement and other appropriate agencies. 5%



- BS/BA in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security Management or related field.  10-12 years managerial experience in a corporate setting in an internal security department or FBI, Secret Service, Department of State, state and/or local law enforcement

- Established liaison network within law enforcement

- Ability to obtain and maintain a “SECRET” level clearance

- Strong liaison with Department of Homeland Security, and FBI/Joint Terrorism Task Force, senior officials at local, state, and federal law enforcement, emergency management and intelligence agencies

- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

- Knowledge of PC/desktop workstation applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

- 24/7 availability

- Ability to travel


- MBA or advanced degree

- Professional certifications such as CPP, PSP, PCI, CFE, etc. 

- Knowledge of security planning, policy development, implementation, Business Continuity, Corporate Crisis Management.

- Ability to obtain Concealed Carry Permits for applicable states, as necessary.

- Ability to acquire and maintain handgun permits


- This position has direct responsibility for the protection of Exelon’s most valued assets, i.e., its people, critical and high-rated facilities, and security physical control operations via proactive, preemptive, and reactive strategies. 

- Position interfaces with all levels of employees, including executives and also deals with a high echelon audience outside Exelon, e.g., high-ranking law enforcement, intelligence community, Homeland Security officials.  

- Position has expertise in, and can speak authoritatively about, any security issue impacting Exelon.  

- When properly executed, the Position’s functions will serve to mitigate threats to the Company, secure the Company’s people and infrastructure assets, and respond to an array of emerging security issues, potentially impacting Exelon.

- This position will lead a team of employees in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, and New Jersey. 

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, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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