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Reporting to the Supervisor, Monitoring Center, this position is responsible for compliance to procedures and processes for all on-shift activities that occur and gives relevant direction and determines course of action to employees, customers, contractors and visitors, prior to, during, and after occurrence of a crime, disturbance, and/or emergency, via radio, telephone, and audio/video review at various company owned facilities.  Monitors, verifies, and processes all incoming security related signals, alarms, and telephone phone calls received at the 24/7/365 proprietary Energy Transfer Security Monitoring Center.  Verifies alarms and notifies the proper authorities (police, fire, emergency services) and/or key personnel based on the type of alarm signal or phone call processed. Troubleshoots security systems and related appliance failures and initiates fixes and generates work orders as needed.  


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and respond appropriately to a variety of emergency alarm signals. Response must be timely and accurate, with particular attention given to general procedures and special instructions.
  • Interacts routinely with personnel to provide support on arming and disarming security systems. 
  • Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information entrusted or known by virtue of the position held. Capacity to handle and maintain confidential, highly sensitive and security sensitive information.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Follow all departmental and company policies and procedures.
  • Complete required equipment checks and daily logs.
  • Answer multiple telephone lines.
  • Respond to each caller in a professional and helpful manner while gathering information, prioritizing facts, troubleshooting, transferring calls, or reacting to emergency situations.
  • Provide technical support as needed. Follow procedures for service and inspection requests.
  • Communicate and analyze customer inquiries and determine a correct course of action. Follow-up to assure customer expectations are met.
  • Maintain building security and Security Monitoring Center operations following company procedures and policies to provide a safe and productive environment.
  • Conduct day-to-day interactions with customers and coworkers in a manner that provides excellent results

  • High school graduate; some college preferred.
  • Previous customer service, alarm monitoring/dispatch center operator experience.
  • Ability to make quick assessments after diagnosis; able to prioritize the facts.
  • Spelling and grammatical skills are required.
  • Excellent oral communications a must.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office Suites, Word, and various alarm applications.
  • Must be team oriented including as well as the ability to work independently and in a matrix organization.
  • Resilient personality and work well under pressure in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to make sound judgements based on limited facts.
  • Flexibility in hours scheduled to work including rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work overtime and report to the Monitoring Center for emergency situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with limited supervision.
  • Strict attention to detail and follow-through.       
Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years in like position of responsibility
  • Knowledge of personal security, customer relations, industrial security and related communication appliances, including social media applications.
  • Basic understanding of networking.
Special Considerations:
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

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