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Job Title: Security Officer
Date Posted: 06/19/2014
Location: Bronx, New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Franklin Women's Shelte
Category: Other

General Summary:

The role of a security officer is to provide professional protective services within the guidelines and principles as set forth in: The Salvation Army Mission Statement, Employee Handbook, the Security Manual and the New York State Security Guard Act.


  • Regard yourself as part of a team dedicated to the protection of people and property.

  • Contribute to insuring a safe workplace.

  • Must be aware of and committed to The Salvation Army philosophy.

  • Must be compliant and familiar with the New York State Security Guard Act of 1992

  • Follow all employment written policies, procedures and security post orders.

  • Follow supervisory instructions.

  • Abide by chain of command protocol.

  • Complete all logs, incident reports and official documents timely and as required.

  • Must be properly groomed and in uniform as prescribed by Security Department guidelines.

  • Be available to work different work schedules as needed to include emergency coverage.

  • Be available to work at any and all The Salvation Army Facilities as needed and directed.

  • Attend all training classes when scheduled

  • Must protect confidentiality of clients/residents and all work-related information obtained in daily operations.

  • Must obtain fireguard certification and become proficient in all emergency evacuation procedures.

  • Does not abuse sick time or personal days

  • Consistently reports to work on time and is ready to begin work at the start of the shift.

  • Always provides proper notification when late or absent.

  • Demonstrates reliability when on-call.

  • Available to work overtime when required. (Only non-exempt employees).

  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of workflow.

  • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of supervision.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of clients, shelter/programs, agency and or The Salvation Army

  • Reports to work well groomed and in compliance with dress code.

  • Wears I.D. badge while on duty.

  • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with clients, visitors, contract staff, volunteers and co-workers.

  • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the work place and towards the job.

  • Projects a good image in dealing with the public and clients.

  • Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring shelter/program.



  •  Possess a valid New York State security guard license.

  •  Possess a High School diploma or equivalent.

  •  Possess strong communication and writing skills.

Anyone interested in applying should send their resume to Kelly Drumgoole at:

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