The Salvation Army

Residence Worker/ Security

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $15.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.30/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


The Residential Worker is the primary connection between the operations staff and the client. They must provide professional, protective service within the guidelines and principles as set forth in:  The Salvation Army Mission Statement, Employee Handbook, Security Manual and New York State Security Guard Law.


  • Meet regularly with clinical team and provide input towards client service planning
  • Regard yourself as part of a team dedicated to the protection of people and property.
  • Perform Daily Room and bed inspections
  • Assist in the packing and logging of belongings for AWOL residents
  • Perform nightly bed counts with house manager
  • Must be aware of and committed to The Salvation Army philosophy.
  • 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.
  • Attended all training classes when scheduled.
  • Must protect confidentiality of clients/residents and all work-related information obtained in daily operations.
  • Must obtain Fireguard, First Aid, and CPR certification and become proficient in all emergency evacuation.


  • Must have at least one-year security experience.
  • Valid New York State security license.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.


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