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.