Eastern Bank Corporate Security Specialist in Lynn, Massachusetts

When you join Eastern Bank, you join the largest and oldest mutual bank in the country. We pride ourselves in having knowledgeable and experienced professionals that can provide the expertise, personal attention and service our customers deserve.

As the fourth-largest full-service commercial bank in Greater Boston, we are able to offer you unique opportunities for career growth throughout the organization, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits program.

As an inclusive company, we work to ensure that our valued employees are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, and encouraged to reach their fullest potential. These values have earned us a reputation as a great place to work and provide a strong reason why you should consider a career with us.

This position is responsible for leading the physical security duties at the bank. Reporting directly to the VP, Manager of Corporate Security, the incumbent will contribute toward creating an atmosphere of security and safety at Eastern. The Corporate Security Specialist works directlywith department management, key colleagues and internal / external experts to protect Eastern Bank; its colleagues and its customers. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, sourcing and managing vendors to meet our security needs. Assists the VP, Corporate Security in the planning of security events and the management of security incidents at Eastern Bank. Responsible for identifying potential security issues and staying abreast of physical security best practices. The Corporate Security Specialist leads efforts to identify emerging security risks and trends and makes recommendations to department management regarding loss avoidance, new technologies, and ways to enhance processes and efficiencies (card access, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, CCTV, etc.). The position will require the ability to work independently and under limited supervision of the VP, Corporate Security Manager. The incumbent must have the ability to function in a highly professional capacity, provide frequent written and verbal communications and have the capacity to make decisions based on sound analysis. The incumbent must be able to work well across business lines with key stakeholders to help develop strategies and respond to changing circumstances.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Identify, improve and manage physical security processes (for instance, card access), manage physical security vendors (for maintenance of equipment, securing facilities, etc.),

  • Communicate with Eastern colleagues, vendors and visitors in person, through written communication and on the phone regarding security issues and needs. Act as a point of contact to understand and address security concerns.

  • Manage assigned projects and implement physical programs for the Corporate Security team (threats of workplace violence, crisis management, planned event management, etc.).

  • Assist Eastern Bank’s efforts during security incidents. Debrief all security incidents, identify root causes and other opportunities for improvement; collaborate with other Eastern Bank experts and leaders to implement those improvements.

  • Develop and maintain a physical security expertise to empower Eastern’s risk decision making quality.

Education and Experience:

  • Education- Bachelor’s Degree or combination of experience and education.

  • Experience-5 years of experience in positions that require communication, analysis, independent decision making and project management.


  • ASIS certification of PSP or CPP preferred.

  • Must enroll in a 1 year self-study course to obtain an ASIS designation.

  • Strong analytical thought process.

  • Strong organization and problem solving skills.

  • Strong written and verbal skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple business units while delivering strong results.

  • Ability to conduct data analysis.

Organization: Enterprise Risk Management

Title: Corporate Security Specialist

Location: MA-Lynn-Lynn 195 Market Street

Requisition ID: 01608