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Corporate Security Officer-NY

Position: Corporate Security Officer-NY
Reports To: Corporate Security Supervisor
Location: New York, NY

Position Summary:

The Corporate Security Officer controls access to the facility, screens visitors and employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance to the facility. S/he monitors site for suspicious behavior, unlawful guests, safety hazards, inclement weather.  This vacancy is for the schedule of Thursday through Saturday, and alternating Wednesdays from 7am to 7pm.

Qualifications Required:

  • Detail oriented
  • Organized in thought & practice
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor and must work effectively with visitors & staff at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle conflicting priorities
  • Mature and self-motivated
  • Must have current or be eligible for a State Security License
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Qualifications Desired:

  • Previous Security Experience Required
  • Military/law enforcement experience preferred and may qualify as previous security experience

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Controls access to the facility, screens visitors and employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance to the facility 
  • Monitors entrances and exits, prevents unlawful entry, monitors remote entrances via closed circuit TV
  • Operates remote access devices
  • Remains calm under pressure in diffusing or directing a person(s) causing a disturbance to leave the premises
  • Patrols assigned site on foot
  • Checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, blocked ingress & egress, environmental alarms, mechanical problems and unauthorized persons
  • Inspects building and grounds
  • Protects evidence or scene of incident in event of accident, emergencies and security investigations
  • Sets up barriers and signage, and provides direction or information to others
  • Prepares logs/reports as required for post
  • Documents information using a computer using standard grammar
  • Inspects security control logs and takes action as appropriate
  • Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity
  • Follows procedure to support incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, hazardous materials, inclement weather and other incidents & conditions
  • Works independently as well as part of a team
  • Employee is expected to make arrangements to be able to fulfill obligations of position when the office is open during inclement weather events as deemed necessary by Management

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must be able to complete rounds at designated times, accurately fill out reports and process reporting in a timely manner, ensure all key personnel are aware of incidents and potential issues, outstanding attendance and punctuality, professional presentation (properly uniformed) and professional personal hygiene required, courteous and strong communication, awareness of surroundings.  Employee must be willing to alter work schedule as requested by Security Management to ensure fulfillment of minimum staffing requirements due to call-outs, inclement weather, and vendor escort duties.

Typical Work Schedule:
Security Officers will work a three day week which includes alternating Wednesdays.  The shifts consist of 12 hours to include an optional 1 hour unpaid lunch break.  Security Officers are also granted a minimum of 2-15 minute rest breaks which cannot be combined with the lunch hour.  Breaks must be taken as approved however generally 1-15 minute break is to be taken during the first 6 hours of a shift and 1-15 minute break is to be taken during the last 6 hours of a shift.  Shift assignments will be based on department needs as deemed by Security Management.

Apply Below*:

  • A letter of interest describing your experience and interest in the position
  • Your resume
  • Names and contact information of three references, or three letters of reference

* Please submit a single application per position.

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