Security Officer 7PM - 7AMApply Now
Inglis enables people with disabilities – and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest. It is essential that all duties are performed with the highest level of integrity, while supporting Inglis Values and Standards of Excellence, ensuring the achievement of competencies and compliance with regulatory agencies.
The Inglis Security Officer has the primary responsibility to provide safety and security of all residents/consumers, employees, visitors, and property of Inglis. Security Officers are responsible for the execution of the duties and responsibilities as set out in the business and departmental operating policies and procedures. Security Officers carry out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, acts in the best interest of Inglis and fully support the mission, vision, values of Inglis. This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.
The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
• Patrol internal and external Inglis premises multiple times throughout each shift to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and other security risks. Maintain high visibility throughout the shift.
• Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, residents/consumers, visitors, contractors, and other persons, document and report any unusual situations.
• Respond to alarms, medical emergencies, workplace violence and investigate disturbances with a sense of urgency
• Effectively write daily shift reports, post logs, incident investigations, equipment failures, resident concerns and other security documentation with accuracy by the end of each shift.
• Document any safety or unsafe conditions and/or hazards that may exists. Effectively communicate with other departments to help assist with mitigating identified risks. • Greets employees, resident/consumers and visitors daily with professional conduct. • Answer telephones, manage call-outs by multiple departments, redirect call to appropriate persons, provide feedback.
• Operate security surveillance devices to screen residents, employees, while preventing passage of any unauthorized passages.
• Thoroughly conduct incident investigations, interviews and respond with accuracy. Help to identify corrective actions and close within a timely manner.
• Oversee the Residents Smoke Lounge to ensure residents safety. Calmly intervene for unsafe behaviors and report to report to interdisciplinary team.
• Call authorities including police or fire departments in cases of emergency such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons etc.
• All Security Officers are considered essential personnel, whom may be mandated to overtime that exceeds required job shift due to unforeseen events
• Ability to work 12+hr shift while maintain professional conduct.
• Abide by Security policies and procedures.
• Good judgement and observational skills.
• Participate in special events and meetings.
• Participate in daily meetings, report resident and employee related incidents that occurred.
• Demonstrate a sense of urgency when handling situations
• Effectively communicate to all level of employees of all levels in the organization, including residents/consumes, visitors, families etc.
• Respond quickly and calmly when individuals may be exhibiting negative or threatening behavior.
• Able to manage confrontational issues and encounters by using good conflict resolution skills and deescalation techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to relate events both orally and in writing.
• Participate in ongoing education and training.
• Adhere to Inglis policies, Code of Conduct and departmental operations manual
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are a number of traits that a successful candidate will possess.
• Required – A High School diploma
• Equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years of experience is required.
• A valid Pennsylvania or New Jersey driver’s license is preferred.
• CPR Certification and First Aid Certifications preferred or able to be obtained within 6 months of employment.
• Capable of following complex instructions
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Willingness to participate in company’s screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.
• Knowledge of Security Operations and Procedures.
• Basic computer skills for the use of email, electronic incident reporting, monitoring systems, and surveillance systems.