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Residential Shelter Security Officer

Posted by
Homeless Solutions, Inc.
|
Morristown, NJ

Homeless Solutions, Inc.


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Published 23 days ago

October 5, 2020
October 2, 2020
Compensation starts at $14.50/hr

Homeless Solutions offers shelter, services and supportive housing to the homeless and working poor in Morris County, NJ.


All applications must be completed through our website:

https://homelesssolutions.org/about/employment/


or this link:

https://hsi-jobs.ehcm.io/


The Shelter Security Officer at Homeless Solutions is responsible for maintaining order and enforcing rules and regulations in the programs at our Shelter facilities during evening and weekend hours in order to assist in the safe and effective operations of this facility. This is a part time, on site, hourly, non-exempt position reporting to the Shelter Administrator and Supportive Housing Administrator.


HSI values the safety and well being of our staff as a priority. To that end, we have implemented multi-layered safety protocols including wellness checks, providing PPE as required, and ensuring safe working environments through structural adjustments like plexiglass dividers, and stringent cleaning and response protocols.


Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

•Conduct frequent security checks by patrolling perimeter and grounds. Remain vigilant for unusual or potentially threatening activities.

•Conduct searches for contraband.

•Maintain an authoritative and professional presence to deter negative behaviors.

•Manage client, guest, visitor and volunteer check-in’s according to HSI policies and procedures.

•Daily review of communication log and follow through on directives.

•Recognize potentially volatile situations and de-escalate where possible while responding in a safe and effective manner.

•Investigate trespassers or visitors in violation of policy and escort from the property.

•Monitor and control main entrance access.

•Review attendance for client curfews and rejections.

•Monitor security cameras and respond accordingly.

•Monitor approved smoking area.

•Provide warnings to guests and visitors in violation of HSI policy.

•Maintain and present detailed written reports on damage, theft or irregular activities.

•Follow and enforce all state and local laws, and all HSI regulations within the boundaries of this role. Contact Policy, Fire and/or Rescue personnel in appropriate circumstances and in case of emergency.

•Circulate among guests, visitors, employees and volunteers to maintain order and safety for people and property.

•Participate in staff meetings and in service training when required.

•Exhibit strong personal accountability and awareness of and adherence to company standards, policies, procedures and processes in all aspects of employment with HSI.

•Clearly communicate issues, concerns or recommendations regarding clients or operational issues to the Shelter Administrator or Supportive Housing Administrator.

•Respond professionally to the need for flexibility in response to organizational changes


Position Requirements:



High School Diploma

Current state registration as a security officer (SORA)

◦Microsoft office suite and data entry skills

◦Strong oral and written communication skills

◦Satisfactory background checks

◦Regular and predictable attendance and a reliable means of transportation is required for this position.

◦Availability for evening, weekend and holiday hours

◦First Aid/CPR certified

◦Relevant security experience

◦Physically capable of lifting and carrying supplies, up to 20 pounds

◦Physically able to move about inside and outside the residential housing facility and perform the tasks associated with this role. Able to perform the responsibilities of this role onsite at any of the HSI facilities as needed.

◦Clarity of vision at close and long ranges.

Homeless Solutions offers shelter, services and supportive housing to the homeless and working poor in Morris County, NJ.


All applications must be completed through our website:

https://homelesssolutions.org/about/employment/


or this link…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Compensation includes paid sick leave and 401k with company match

Compensation includes paid sick leave and 401k with company match

Location

540 West Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960

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