Qualifications (Education and/or Experience):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school graduate or equivalent required; experience as a security officer preferred.
Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Provide proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status by completing Federal Form I-9 in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must be able to demonstrate leadership and communication skills (both verbal and written) and must be able to read, write give and follow oral and written instruction in the English language.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents, staff, based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully and work harmoniously with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must be able to show courtesy and tact and reasonable speed in performance of duties.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
Maintain an effective production system, which assures efficient and effective management of resources.
This job requires work to be outdoors and indoors with exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
This job requires work to be performed days and evenings.
Works weekends and holidays.
Physical requirements: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:
Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
Speak, hear and see.
Use close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability focus vision.
The employee must be able to move intermittently throughout the premises and be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.
Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and tools, computers and/or controls.
The employee may be required to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.
The employee must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position, and have the ability to relate and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at time hostile people within the facility.