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Security Guard / Receptionist

Security Guard / Receptionist

Job ID 
2016-1946
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Security
Compensation 
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Compensation Min 
USD $9.00/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $12.00/Hr.
Type 
Regular Part-Time

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Overview

The Security Guard/Receptionist provides visitors, and staff with a safe and secure environment at the front entrance of the corps within the guidelines and principles as set forth in: The Salvation Army Mission Statement, and Employee Handbook.

Responsibilities

  • Politely challenge all visitors to the reason for entering the building and guide them accordingly.
  • Direct all people that enter the facility to the appropriate floor.
  • Provide basic information on services provided at our corps.
  • Open the door for all individuals needing assistance.
  • Maintain their position in the immediate vicinity of the post position at all times and visible to the front desk for communication.
  • Maintain the service area in a clean and orderly manor
  • Must keep focus to keep from becoming distracted with lengthy conversation or involvement with visitors, and employees.
  • Arrive on time and be ready to work
  • Receive packages from mail correspondents
  • Answer phone during open corps hours. Writing down messages, forwarding messages to appropriate persons.
  • Cooperating with all members of staff regardless of their position
  • Help in supervision of participants enforcing appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Monitor in house traffic through video surveillance.
  • Contribute to insuring a safe workplace.
  • 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 through sign in and sign-out logs.
  • 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.
  • Follow all employment written policies, procedures and security post orders.
  • Attend all training classes when scheduled.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and is ready to begin work at the start of the shift.
  • Always provides proper notification when late or absent.
  • Report to work well-groomed and in compliance with dress code.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with participants, visitors, consultants, volunteers and co-workers.
  • Project a good image in dealing with the public.
  • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the work place and towards the job.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work of a Security Guard/Receptionist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Respond to Emergencies with First Aid and CPR, Professional Rescuer certified preferred but not necessary.
  • Responsible, Respectful, Positive role model, and able to follow instruction
  • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of supervision.
  • Has respect and consideration for the population being served.
  • Understands The Salvation Army’s mission