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Job Description

POSITION: Part-time Security Guard

DEPARTMENT: Youth Services

LOCATION: Grand St Settlement @ 80 Pitt

REPORTS TO: Facilities Manager

SALARY: $20/hour @ 25hr/wk

START DATES: July, 2024-Aug 2024

Monday-Friday, must be available between 6 pm – 11 pm and Saturday and Sunday 3 pm -11 pm; (This position is temporary; summer position only.)

As the first point of contact for all visitors to 80 Pitt Street, the Security Guard provides a welcoming environment and a strong sense of safety for the community. The Security Guard is responsible for visitor management, handling in-person and phone inquiries, and receiving and disbursing packages.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Security License required.
  • Previous youth based/school/community center security experience.
  • Good conflict mediation and public relations skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.
  • Previous experience working with a diverse population.
  • The ideal candidate must be personable, energetic, and enthusiastic.
  • Candidates must successfully complete the following: NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; New York State Clearance Review Background Check; three (3) Reference Checks; Physical with updated TB Test (Fees may apply).
  • Valid CPR/AED Pro-certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.


  • Greet visitors/employees warmly and professionally upon entering, address their inquiries and direct them to the appropriate locations.
  • Log medical or safety related incidents.
  • Manage and mediate all conflicts.
  • Responds to all emergencies (i.e. medical, unsafe areas, trespassing, altercations, etc.)
  • Controls the flow of traffic so that only those participants scheduled are allowed in the building or into appropriate program areas.
  • Maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, program participants, families, community members and program staff.
  • Keep lobby clear of unauthorized persons, including loitering children, adults, or adolescents.
  • Keep abreast of what is going on in the building each day.
  • Manage registration forms and process identification cards for program participants (as needed).
  • Monitor, access and review security footage as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Candidate must be able to sit or stand for long periods, climb stairs, lift or move up 50 lbs.
  • Familiarity with the latest visitor management software and security-related technology is a plus.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, COFs F01, F03 and F07.


Submit a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the position you are applying for. We also ask that you provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1) reference should be from a former supervisor). No phone calls, please!

Please be advised that job offers can only be made once your clearances come through!


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