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Highgate Hotels - Director Of Safety & Security Resume Example

Matthew Harris
Levittown, NY 11756
Professional Summary

Competent, reliable and analytical professional, offering extensive environmental, health and safety experience. Skilled in identifying potential hazards and mitigating losses through detailed planning organization and thorough investigation. Equipped with a strong work ethic and professional demeanor, exceptional research, problem solving skills and proven capability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Tactical Planning and Research
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Regulatory Compliance and Standards
  • Report Generation and Data Compilation
  • Leadership and Training
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Administration and Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Director of Safety & Security Nov 2013Present Highgate Hotels New York, NY
  • Implement and monitor all safety programs and standard operating procedures within 2 large luxury Midtown Manhattan Hotels. 
  • Investigate all accidents and incidents involving associates and guests. Determine cause and if possible implement procedure or procedure change to prevent future losses.
  • Chair the Safety Committee and oversee the OSHA training program.
  • Mitigate losses by tracking and identifing Ergonomic issues,
  • Ensure compliance with New York City Fire Department and Building Department regulations.  
  • Supervise and direct hotel security staff.
  • Maintain department budget and purchasing activities.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees.

Senior Investigator Feb 2011Sep 2013 Geico Insurance Company Woodbury, NY
  • Deliver continuance of prosecution and fraud ring identification in partnership with law enforcement and other investigative bodies.
  • Investigate cause and effect of vehicular collisions.
  • Track and maintain patterns of organized fraud activity.
  • Provide keen attention to details in managing investigation claims for fraud and policy violations.
  • Spearheaded efforts in the sucessful identification of active fraud rings in the Bronx and Westchester Counties of New York.
  • Generated organizational cost savings through detailed investigation, discovery and identification of fraud in various other claims submitted to thge company.
  • Provided training to company associates.
  • Conducted internal investigations as required.

Senior Auto Damage Adjuster Feb 2007Feb 2011 Geico Insurance Company Woodbury, NY
  • Leveraged knowledge and competencies of new associates regarding GEICO Auto Damage by providing effectual training and support.
  • Performed physical claims handling through comprehensive inspection and formulation of detailed estimates on auto damage claims.
  • Administered the verification and approval of estimates and provided file authority to assigned intern adjusters.
  • Brought revenue growth and profitability to all metric areas through hands on management.
  • Led the developement of new GEICO Auto repair Express locations from the ground up to execution. Ensured the alignment of the locations with established goals of the GEICO Auto Repair Express program.

Warehouse/Trucking Manager May 2006Jan 2007 Answer Vending Floral Park, NY
  • Supervised large warehouse, fleet of 25 trucks, drivers and route supervisors.
  • Investigated accidents and incidents involving trucks on routes and warehouse staff.
  • Implemented safety measures and procedures after careful review of incidents.
  • Supervised warehouse staff and facilitated increased productivity.
  • Responsible for proper inventory control and purchasing.

Detective Investigator, Major Case Squad Jul 1986Jun 2006 New York City Police Department New York, NY
  • Planned and accomplished complex high-level investigations into kidnapping, bank robbery, assaults and homicides of police officers and public figures as well as financial crimes across all five boroughs of New York.
  • Served as on-call hostage negotiator, providing prompt response to crisis situations.
  • Used keen eye for detail in delivering positive results to all assigned investigations.
  • Sucessfully rescued victims by applying strategic approaches in handling and resolving several kidnapping cases.
Associate of Science: Applied Sciences Jun 2001 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
Bachelor of Science: Business Management Farmingdale State College Farmingdale, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • Highgate Hotels
  • Geico Insurance Company
  • Answer Vending

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Safety & Security
  • Senior Investigator
  • Senior Auto Damage Adjuster
  • Warehouse
  • Trucking Manager


  • Nassau Community College
  • Farmingdale State College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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