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Job Title: Security Officer
Date Posted: 06/24/2014
Location: Brooklyn , New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Kingsboro Men's Shelter
Category: Other
Description:

Responsibilities:




  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into the facility.

  • Patrol the facility along with the outside area to prevent and detects signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.

  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences in official forms.

  • Call the police or fire department in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.

  • Circulate among visitors, residents, or employees to preserve order and protect property.

  • Answer telephone calls and take messages when necessary.

  • Warn residents of shelter rules infractions or violation and report them to the Shift Coordinator.

  • Continually inspects the security system, equipment, and machinery to ensure that all are operational at all times and to detect evidence of tampering.

  • Wears assigned uniform in a manner which exemplifies the image of a security office and is groomed in a proper manner, while on duty.


Requirements:

Qualifications:




  • Security Guard License

  • Fire Guard Certificate of Fitness, (8 hours certificate, and 16 hours certificate).

  • High School Diploma or GED is a must along with a minimum of two years experience working in a residential program serving the homeless or similar population.

  • First Aid and CPR certified preferred but not necessary.

  • Has respect and consideration for the population being served.



Anyone interested in applying should send thei resume to Lucius Pitt at: Lucius.Pitts@use.salvationarmy.org


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