Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County


Job Summary

This position is responsible for administration of the physical security programs in a manner consistent with Supervisor of Elections Office policies, procedures, quality standards, and applicable local, state, and federal regulations. These programs include conducting facility security risk assessments, assisting with access control, monitoring alarms and CCTV systems, and providing security related training. Must be organized and personable with a great attitude, be able to work well in a team environment, and meet deadlines under pressure. Excellent work ethic, including consistent performance, integrity, reliability, and attendance, is a must. Candidate must be detail-oriented and understand the importance of security and safety for all. Must be available 24/7 365, be able to handle simultaneous projects, and be a self-starter.


What It Means to Work Here

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is committed to hiring talented individuals with a variety of experiences that will enhance the services we provide to the residents of Palm Beach County. We are always looking for dedicated individuals who do all things with Integrity and Accountability, who excel in Customer Service, and believe in Transparent Secure Democracy. At the Supervisor of Elections Office, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in being the best place to vote.

The PBCSOE Team is Unified by Our Core Values

Integrity: The desire and ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment with integrity.

Accountability: Ability to work independently and as part of a team on assigned projects and tasks.

Service: Excel in customer service and believe in Transparent Secure Democracy. Assist all departments and voters with a smile. 

Who We Want

We are seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission, and are motivated to serve the voters of Palm Beach County. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers comfortable in a continuous learning environment.


  • Assist in implementing physical security initiatives and operations. 
  • Lead physical security projects, including the design, testing and deployment of systems.
  • Assist in developing physical security strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Implement and maintain NIST 800-171 Physical Security Controls.
  • Work with key personnel to analyze operational requirements across the organization to develop and implement solutions.
  • Conduct surveillance and CCTV reviews as needed.
  • Monitor security systems.
  • Ensure all security devices, alarms, cameras and access control systems are in working order.
  • Maintain accurate visitor logs, vendor logs, and reporting documentation.
  • Assist in training staff in coordination with NIST, PBSO, CISA and DHS programs.
  • Maintain security change logs and documentation.
  • Coordinate Fire drills, Active Shooter drills, Emergency drills, and COOP drills.
  • Assist with conducting physical security surveys, threat, and risk analysis.
  • Assist in planning and conducting physical security audits. 
  • Assist the Incident Response Team in resolution of security incidents.

Work Environment

  • Must be available 24/7, 365.
  • Team driven environment.
  • Demonstrate a "can do, whatever it takes" attitutude.
  • Lead projects and mentor team members.
  • Must demonstrate integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Opportunities for remote work.
  • Must pass a nationwide background check.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Information Security, Organizational Security or Security Management preferred.
  • Certifications: Professional Security Certification (Certified Protection Professional – CPP or Physical Security Professional – PSP) a plus.
  • Training in and or experience using Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), a plus.
  • Experience: 4+ years of experience in corporate security, law enforcement or military service (military police, intelligence, information security, physical security, etc.).

Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of CCTV systems and controls.
  • Card Access Systems, hardware and triggers.

How to Apply

  • Submit your application with a resume and cover letter using the application submission form, in person, or by mail to the following address:

    ATTN: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 22309
    West Palm Beach, FL 33416
  • Once your information has been submitted, a member of our team will review your application and will contact you if you have been invited for an interview.  
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward.

  • Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the PBCSOE.  
  • Click Here to Apply.



Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

What to Expect in the Application Process

PBCSOE is committed to providing a transparent, fair, rigorous, and expedient selection process. At a minimum, the selection process will include the following steps:

  • Application screening
  • Phone screening  
  • In-person Zoom panel interview 1
  • In-person Zoom panel interview 2
  • Offer extended

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to info@votepalmbeach.gov.
In your email, please include the following: (1) confirm you have a disability; (2) identify the disability-related limitation that needs to be accommodated, and (3) if known, describe the specific accommodation requested for the disability-related limitation. A response to your request may take up to three business days.