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Security Guard (All Shifts)

Company: Shrub Oak International School
Location: Mohegan Lake
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:Shrub Oak International School is the new benchmark in autism education. We are a private day and boarding school in northern Westchester County, serving the needs of an international coed population of children, adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum. Shrub Oak is a school where each student is respected as an individual and surrounded by experts who care and work to bring out each students greatest strengths. Our curriculum brings together the most advanced and successful evidence-based clinical and academic approaches in ASD education to prepare our students for independent adult life and employment. Offering two distinct educational programs, with both day and boarding options, Shrub Oak truly is a school like no other. Connect to a career, where passion & purpose combineUnder the direction of a Security Supervisor, the Security Guard position is a hands-on role responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for Shrub Oak International School's students, staff, parents and visitors, as well as protecting the assets owned or controlled by Shrub Oak International School. The Security Guard will be responsible for patrolling the campus and monitoring the premises via direct observation and CCTV. The Security Guard position responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily security functions, response to safety or emergency situations, security and safety related trainings/drills, as well as the implementation of all emergency response and business continuity plans. He/she will be responsible for assisting in the documentation of incidents related to physical security, potential liability of the facility and any incidents requiring documentation as outlined in the policy and procedures of Shrub Oak International School. The Security Guard will be required to provide a high level of customer service to the Shrub Oak's students, staff and visitors, provide accurate and detailed reports regarding often sensitive security related incidents and exhibit the ability to quickly handle situations of high urgency at a moments notice. Having access to confidential information, discretion and independent judgement is required.Required Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • High School diploma is required; a min. of 60 college credits (preferably in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice or a related subjects), a related degree or relevant experience; or experience working in a similar position i.e., a Sworn Law Enforcement, military or security officer is preferred.
  • NYS Security Guard License or completion of the 8-hour pre-employment class- (If valid current NYS Security Guard license is not possessed, upon employment as a Security Guard the successful candidate will have 90 days to complete the 16 hour post-employment classes and apply for the NYS Security Guard License at their own cost unless provided by SOIS. Failure to complete the 16 hour post-employment class and submit the application for NYS Security Guard Licensure within 90 days of employment will be grounds for termination.
  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques used in providing a full range of security, loss prevention and crime prevention services and activities including investigation, identification, patrolling, traffic control, crime prevention, care and custody of persons and property
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with an ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing to a varied client base (i.e. staff, parents, visitors)
  • Solid computer skills and excellent knowledge of security-based software systems, fire suppression systems and CCTV system
  • Valid Drivers license Work Environment: The work is regularly performed in a combination of office site buildings and throughout the external grounds. The employee can be exposed to among other things, the outdoor environment, dust, odors, oil and noisePhysical Demands
    • Ability to do considerable walking to include climbing stairs in order to patrol the campus buildings and grounds and conduct inspections.
    • Sufficient stamina to stand for 8 hours and work outside in inclement weather as needed
    • Ability to move or run quickly as needed to identify and respond to emergencies.
    • May be required to lift/carry/drag up to 180 lbs.Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package: Up to $20/hour, commensurate with experience A full job description will be available.Shrub Oak International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to apply for a job or to perform the essentials functions of his/her job. Please advise us if you require a reasonable accommodation. Powered by JazzHRLZRzqGAd25

Keywords: Shrub Oak International School, Danbury , Security Guard (All Shifts), Other , Mohegan Lake, Connecticut

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