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Security Guard

Scottsville, NY

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Description

Security Job Summary We are seeking a strong, dependable security guard to join our growing organization. In this position, you will patrol our premises to ensure the safety of personnel, goods, and surroundings.

You must possess physical stamina and a keen intuitive sense, able to quickly identify problems and resolve them responsibly according to all laws and company protocol

Security Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be vigilant and alert at all times, always looking for usual or dangerous activity 
  • Maintain a confident and authoritative presence to deter potential offenders 
  • Stand guard at building entrances/exits; ensure only those authorized enter and exit; perform security checks on individuals entering the building
  • Assist with guest check-in and security procedures (pat downs, bag checks etc),; provide guest passes for visitors as needed 
  • Confiscate contraband and any prohibited items 
  • Escort employees to their vehicles at night if requested
  • Apprehend and detain trespassers 
  • Maintain records of and report incidents to superiors
  • Work collaboratively and communicate with other security personnel (using radio systems) to maintain a safe environment
  • Walk the perimeter of the building and/or property, looking for possible security breaches (unlocked doors, open or broken windows) and act accordingly
  • Monitor security surveillance cameras and video screens
  • Set and respond to alarms; sound alarms and/or call for outside assistance (police, fire, ambulance care, etc.) when needed in emergencies
  • Take instructions from supervisors; work according to company protocol, state laws, and regulations 

Job Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Knowledge of self-defense and/or previous work in security a plus
  • First-Aid/CPR certification a plus 
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift availability
  • Security guard license 
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