The role of a security officer is to provide professional protective services within the guidelines and principles as set forth in: The Salvation Army Mission Statement, Employee Handbook. Security Manual and New York State Security Guard Act.
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 by Security Department guidelines.
Be available to work different work schedules as needed to include emergency coverage.
Be available to work at any and all The Salvation Army Facilities as needed and directed.
Attend all training classes when scheduled.
Must protect confidentiality of clients/residents and all work-related information obtained in daily operations.
Must obtain fireguard certification and become proficient in all emergency evacuation procedures.
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 work overtime when required. (Only non-exempt employees).
Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of workflow.
Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of supervision.
Maintains the confidentiality of clients, shelter/programs, agency and or The Salvation Army
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 clients, visitors, contract staff, 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 and clients.
Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring shelter/program.
Understands and follows The Salvation Army policy and procedures regarding any request for information, media inquiries, and summons and subpoena service upon The Salvation Army.(See attached acknowledgment)
Has respect and consideration for the people being served.
Possess a valid New York State Security Guard License.
Possess a valid Fire Guard Certificate of Fitness CAT F02