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Hogsalt HQ hiring Security and Safety Manager in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 26, 2019

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We’re Hogsalt, a Chicago-based hospitality group that believes in quality, consistency, and above all, generosity. People who enjoy working at Hogsalt are committed and hard-working, they like being part of a harmonious, close-knit team and also enjoy the excitement that comes from working under pressure.

Hogsalt is Brendan Sodikoff’s dynamic and expanding restaurant group, centered in Chicago, with branches in New York City and Las Vegas. Hogsalt’s diverse portfolio includes Au Cheval, Bavette's, Doughnut Vault, Gilt Bar, Green Street Smoked Meats, High Five Ramen, Maude’s Liquor Bar, Sawada Coffee, Small Cheval, 3 Greens Market, and 4 Charles Prime Rib.

We are seeking a Security and Safety Manager to lead our proactive efforts to keep our stores, staff, and guests safe. The ideal candidate puts the guest's experience first, can work independently as well as part of a team, demonstrates the ability to multi-task and prioritize, and is able to uphold both Hogsalt standards and their own.

To be successful, this candidate must be able to communicate clearly, hold others accountable for adhering to procedures, maintain flexibility in scheduling while working outside of the normal 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. hours, and be able to travel when needed. This person must have the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality. They must have a passion for the restaurant industry and enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced, professional work environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of contact for all safety and security concerns and assist leadership with providing resolutions.
  • Create a safe and welcoming environment for guests and employees at all locations.
  • Provide safety and incident-prevention training for the company, including training for all new managers.
  • Establish consistent safety standards and procedures on how to handle dangerous situations such as theft, robberies, aggressive guests/employees, threats of violence, workplace violence or weapons found on property.
  • Create and implement store evacuation procedures.
  • Create and implement a point-based risk assessment walk-through for all stores and complete regular store risk assessment walkthroughs.
  • Complete unannounced late-night store check-ins to ensure adherence of all safety and security practices.
  • Conduct post-incident and/or accident review of events including review security surveillance and speaking with employees.
  • Be the liaison with local police department and attend beat meetings to maintain an ongoing relationship.
  • Stay up-to-date on, and communicate community safety issues to the stores such as theft, robberies and acts of violence.
  • Ensure thorough and complete investigations for situations that involve theft, accidents and acts of violence.
  • Review and save video footage for all guest or employee-related incidents.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 3 - 5 years of security experience. Previous military, law enforcement, loss prevention or security experience in restaurants is a plus.
  • Professional and confident verbal and written communication with guests, employees, and ownership. Bilingual is a plus.
  • Open availability, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to efficiently organize workload and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Valid guard card/license in Illinois.
  • Ability to handle and investigate crisis situations.
  • Ability to identify problems and solve with or without direction.

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Compensation details

We’re proud to offer exceptional wages, paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, dining benefits, a 401k plan, commuter benefits, and a chance to work and grow in one of the most dynamic restaurant groups in the country.

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