News & ToursDecember 26, 2014

Help wanted: Augusta National seeks candidate with 'experience in...military, Secret Service, FBI...'

Looking for a job in golf? The Augusta National Golf Club has posted one in the Augusta Chronicle, though some of the requirements are likely to disqualify virtually everyone.

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For instance, among its minimum requirements: "Experience in law enforcement management, military, Secret Service, FBI, corporate security or personal protective detail working with high profile individuals preferred; Expertise in the analysis of security threats, risks and vulnerability domestically and internationally."

The job is for director of security and safety at Augusta National, and given the club's high profile generally and the Masters specifically, this would qualify as a big-time job.

Here is the complete job posting:

DIRECTOR OF SECURITY AND SAFETY Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters Tournament, has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced leader and Director of Security and Safety. The Director of Security and Safety is responsible for providing day-to-day strategic and operational leadership for the safety, security, emergency and risk assessment programs for the Club. The Director of Security and Safety will oversee the Security and Safety staff and ensure a safe/secure experience for the Club's membership, guests, employees, patrons, contractors and vendors while minimizing liabilities and losses. Minimum requirements include: Requires a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years in a leadership position managing security and safety programs; Previous management experience in a large sports venue, private golf club, upscale hospitality environment or other recognized special events venue preferred; Experience in law enforcement management, military, Secret Service, FBI, corporate security or personal protective detail working with high profile individuals preferred; Expertise in the analysis of security threats, risks and vulnerability domestically and internationally; Strong experience with developing schedules, budgets and managing the day-to-day operations of the department; Excellent interpersonal skills, selfmotivated and directed; Demonstrated ability to exercise superior judgment and problem solving skills; Strong administrative skills including the ability to multitask; Proficient in Microsoft programs to include Outlook, Word, and Excel; Familiar with and understands advance security technology. Augusta National Golf Club offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401k and pension plan. Submit resume and cover letter with salary expectations no later than Wednesday, January 7, 2015 to: hrd@augustanational.com. EOE

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