JOB TITLE: Security Guard
REPORTS TO: Security Supervisor
STATUS: Fulltime, Hourly
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
BASIC FUNCTION: The Security Guard is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for employees and visitors. In the event of an emergency situation, works in conjunction with appropriate local authorities.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE.WORK OF OTHERS: This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.
SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises;
Maintain access control by keeping high visibility and ensuring employees are wearing proper identification badges while inside the facility;
Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences;
Report all incidents, accidents or medical emergencies to appropriate local authorities;
Respond to emergencies and alarms by following emergency response procedures;
Maintain a professional demeanor at all times;
Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor;
High School Degree required;
One year experience working as a security guard or police officer preferred;
Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols;
Integrity and professionalism;
Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills required;
Commitment to our mission of providing opportunities for people who are blind, visually impaired, disabled and veterans is essential
The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights & Affirmative Action laws.
The Chicago Lighthouse maintains a strong policy of accommodation and a consistent practice of employing qualified individuals with disabilities.