Security Officer

  • Grant Associates Inc
  • Jamaica, Queens, NY, USA
  • Nov 07, 2019
Full time Customer Service Security

Job Description

Security Officer Responsibilities

  • Provides security services for a safe environment for employees and visitors
  • Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative
  • May assist with support of front desk
  • Enter data in program systems
  • Exhibits a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate will with customers, staff, and managers
  • Works with the public who visit centers by Greeting customers/guest
  • Secures in-office premises and personnel by patrolling office space, inspects rooms and equipment
  • Adheres to company service and operating standards
  • Ensures smooth foot traffic flow by directing customers to appropriate areas and identify any irregularities
  • Removes disruptive customers and/or be a point of contact for 911, police, and/or emergency
  • Challenge unauthorized visitors and escort them to appropriate exits, rooms or classes
  • Enforces order and regulations for the facility
  • Immediately responds to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and customers
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks
  • Protect the company’s assets relative to theft, assault, fire and other safety issues
  • Follow procedures for various initiatives, including fire prevention, property patrol, traffic control and accident investigations
  • Responds to manager and/or employee requests to intervene with difficult personnel/customers
  • Maintains safety by walking halls and observing behavior of others
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work and Education Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • 18+ years of age
  • Knowledge of security operations and procedures
  • Corporate security experience and license
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others

ABOUT US: Grant Associates is a national, award-winning workforce development company. Since opening our doors in 1997, we have collaborated with government agencies to develop workforce programs and solutions that advance job seekers, businesses and local economies, all with exceptional results. At Grant Associates, we know every community’s workforce needs are unique. With proven models and in active partnership with government, Grant Associates’ mission is to tailor solutions that build workforce capacity, proving over the past two decades that our approach helps a community reach its potential. Working under contract with federal, state and local agencies, Grant Associates has served more than 20,000 companies and helped more than 100,000 people define realistic goals, further their education and training, find jobs and embark on new career paths. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports to business leaders, managers and staff.   Ability to speak effectively before managers, staff and customers. 

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.   Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, businesses and community.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.  Ability to perform duties with awareness and in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee is required to be able to hear conversations in quiet environments.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works inside.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.  The employee may work extended work hours while performing the duties of this job.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.