The Security Officer I provides protective services, including application of management of aggressive behavior skills and performing patrols inside and outside of the facility. Provides for escort of patients and visitors. Guards patients as assigned.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent, plus required experience OR one (1) year of college training from an accredited college in law enforcement, security, or a related social science field.
Experience: One (1) year of related Security Officer experience. No experience is required with one (1) year of college training as specified above.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer certification from the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security within six (6) months of hire. Certification in MOAB (Management of Aggressive Behavior) training within six (6) months of hire. Completion of CPR/AED certification within six (6) months of hire. WI Background Study upon hire and renewed per WI state law.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of general Federal, State and Local laws and ordinances pertinent to security agency operation. Be able to work constructively and positively with other persons. Make decisions to the extent that conclusions reached reflect considerations of the evidence at hand, the alternatives available, and the potential ramification of any decisions.
READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Basic: Ability to write simple correspondence.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Use of force to restrain individuals. Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and run. Ability to lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds.
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Responds to emergencies. Exposed to dangers of assaults, use of force, and hazards from investigating alarms. Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions, use of force to restrain individuals, ability to run. May be exposed to risk from blood borne diseases.