The Salvation Army

  • Security Guard

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    Salary is $11.50/HR
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Security Guard is to provide professional protective services within the guidelines and principles as set forth in: The Salvation Army Mission Statement, Employee Handbook, the facility safety manual and the New York State Security Guard Act.


    • Assist with program needs as directed by Program Leadership
    • Provide resource material and equipment to instructors
    • Monitor security of facility programming and maintain a daily attendance records
    • Cooperating with all members of staff regardless of their position
    • Help in supervision of participants enforcing appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures
    • Regard yourself as part of a team dedicated to the protection of people and property.
    • Contribute to insuring a safe workplace.   
    • Must be compliant and familiar with the New York State Security Guard Act of 1992
    • Follow all employment written policies, procedures and security post orders.
    • Follow supervisory instructions.
    • Abide by chain of command protocol.
    • Complete all logs, incident reports and official documents timely and as required.
    • Must be properly groomed and in uniform as prescribed
    • Be available to work assigned schedules as needed to include emergency coverage.
    • Attend all training classes when scheduled
    • Must protect confidentiality of clients and all work-related information obtained in daily operations.
    • Must obtain fireguard certification and become proficient in all emergency evacuation procedures.
    • Does not abuse sick time or vacation days
    • 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.
    • Demonstrates reliability when on-call.
    • Available to extra hours when required.
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of workflow.
    • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of supervision.
    • Maintains the confidentiality of participants, programs, and agency
    • Reports to work well groomed and in compliance with dress code.
    • Wears I.D. badge while on duty.
    • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with participants, visitors, consultants, volunteers and co-workers.
    • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the work place and towards the job.
    • Projects a good image in dealing with the public.
    • Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring program.
    • Has respect and consideration for the people being served.   


    • High school graduate preferred
    • Responsible, Respectful, Positive role model, and able to follow instruction
    • Patient and able to assist program participants (Ages 5 – 30)
    • Must possess a valid New York State security guard license, within 60 days of employment
    • Possess strong communication and writing skills.


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