The Salvation Army

Security Guard

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


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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