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Hospital Security Officer 


Universal Protection Service seeks an emotionally mature, experienced Hospital Security Officer with outstanding flexibility for a full-time position for a Hospital. Join this exceptional security team to provide security at this beautiful hospital.

This hospital offers the community a warm, comfortable, familial place of healing. This is your opportunity to provide exceptional hospital security and work in a beautiful location.  Apply today to work in this fast paced and exciting environment.

As a Hospital Security Officer, you will provide unarmed, uniformed security, including but not limited to:

  • Foot patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations
  • Report suspicious activities and persons
  • Write detailed narrative reports; maintain daily activity reports (DARs)
  • Respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance.
  • Access control through an admittance process
  • Screen visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite or bar their admittance to the site or facility
  • Check for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, and unauthorized persons
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Candidates must be neat in appearance and present a positive public image
  • Previous experience providing private security in a healthcare setting is highly advantageous.

Universal Protection Service recognizes and rewards your commitment to excellence. Our security professionals enjoy advancement opportunities, great salary and benefits including 401(k), a variety of medical, dental and vision options, holiday pay, training and development, and on-the-spot recognition programs.

Schedule: Full-time; night shifts

Location: Palm Springs CA

Pay: $10.44/hr

Perks: Benefits available immediately; If working the same site for one year, will receive either a paid vacation or anniversary bonus, depending on the contract

Position Requirements

Qualified Security Professional applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be at least age 18.
  • Must possess a valid Guard License, or have applied and subsequently be issued such a license prior to employment.
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of BSIS Guard License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty.
  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions:

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Run as needed
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may required computer skills
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)


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