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Security Guard

Job Details

Hiring Organization Brookdale Memorial City
Post Name Security Guard
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77024

Overview:

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.
A full suite of health insurance, life insurance, and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
  • Variety of Associate Discounts
Veterans, transitioning active-duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining a secure environment for all residents and associates within the building and on the community grounds. Greets visitors, monitors the inside and outside of the building, and responds to emergencies.
  • Greets and monitors visitors and residents coming and going from the building. Logs all residents and visitors in and out.
  • Monitors the inside and outside of the building and the parking lot; reports any abnormal findings to the Executive Director or to the proper authorities as the situation dictates.
  • Locks doors at designated time, according to community protocol. Checks the security of all doors regularly throughout the night.
  • Maintains familiarity with and monitors all emergency and safety equipment including security cameras, phones, and life safety systems.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies by calling or contacting appropriate internal and external parties, according to established protocol. Assists with disaster management efforts and activities during evacuations (i.e. fires, hurricanes, etc.).
  • Answers the phone promptly. Respond to questions, direct calls, or takes messages as appropriate.
  • Escorts residents and visitors to the parking lot during evening hours, as requested.
  • May be required to handle leasing inquiries after hours and on weekends, making sure that accurate and timely information is provided to the Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Drives the bus or community vehicle as needed or as scheduled.
  • Handles minor maintenance emergencies (i.e. plugged toilets, reset breakers, replacing light bulbs, etc.) as needed.
  • Ensures the lobby and administrative offices are vacuumed and kept clean and neat. Notifies housekeeping if cleaning is needed.
  • Interacts with residents and guests in a friendly and courteous manner, providing assistance and directions as requested.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above-referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required; and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements

Fire Safety and Basic CPR/First Aid training. For positions that require travel between locations or the transportation of residents, the associate must have a valid driver’s license.

Management/Decision Making
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

Knowledge and Skills

Has a basic level of skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents, or vendors
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Occasional weekend, evening, or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • On-Call on an as-needed basis
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Exposure to latex
  • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Requires Travel: Occasionally
  • Vision
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Information: $11.87 – $14.84 / hour

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