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Security Assistant  

Category Security  


Under the direction of the Manager of Risk Management, the Security Assistant will provide Access Control and other Safety and Security services at Opportunity Village buildings and campuses, through enforcement of company policies and procedures.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village's organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.


  1. Open and close building when required, to include locking/unlocking perimeter doors and arming/disarming burglar alarm systems.
  2. Conduct Security patrols and Safety Inspections throughout the property.
  3. Liaise and coordinate with the local Grass Roots Safety Team for Safety-related matters.
  4. Meet and greet all entering personnel. Monitor and verify all staff and visitor access into and out of OV properties through ID verification. Register visitors in appropriate system.
  5. Maintain continuous effective communication with all departments and employees to coordinate visitors.
  6. Manage and route incoming and outgoing US Mail, courier deliveries, etc.
  7. Answer and route incoming phone calls.
  8. Assist with video surveillance and Safety and Security reporting and investigations.
  9. Identify and communicate all access violations and theft, or other policy violations, to the Manager of Safety and Security.
  10. Check security cameras for proper operation daily. Report discrepancies to the Manager of Safety and Security.
  11. Provide guidance and assistance in emergency situations.
  12. Provide excellent customer service.
  13. Support individual program plan (ISP)/vocational plans to ensure they are implemented on a day-to-day basis and collaborate with Case Manager as needed.
  14. Responsible for the participation and documentation of all service plans and habilitation.
  15. Ensure all proper documentation is complete (i.e., ID notes, vital sheets, communication logs, schedules, RAD forms and incident reports).
  16. Comply with all Federal, State (Desert Regional Center) and local regulations and requirements, and company policies and procedures.
  17. Collaborate with other staff and volunteers to ensure that all adults with disabilities have the opportunity to gain knowledge of self-management and behavioral skills that will enhance their contribution and integration into the community.
  18. Promote an abuse and neglect free environment.
  19. Assist and guide clients through creative activities and expressions of talents.
  20. Report suspected Mistreatment within 24 hours as mandated by state law.
  21. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • This position has no staff supervisory responsibilities.
Position Requirements


Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.

Language Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers, and supervisors (verbal and written) and the ability to build collaborative relationships at all levels with proven ability to exhibit tact and diplomacy in sensitive situations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus. Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.


Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations. Ability to decipher various reports and maintains reports upon request. Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable transportation to work a flexible schedule.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification is required or the ability to supply certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Current Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification is required or must be obtained within 90 days of hire.


  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Associates Degree or higher.
  • Two (2) years’ work experience in Safety and/or Security-related field.



The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
  • Position is generally 90 percent in a climate-controlled office environment.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Rate of Pay $17.00 / Hour  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number SEC-24-00001  
Open Date 2/5/2024  
Location Walters Campus  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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