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1 months ago

Security Guard

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Job Description

The Child Center of NYstrengthens children and families with skills, opportunities, and emotional support to build healthy, successful lives. Founded in 1953, The Child Center of NY has become a powerful community presence throughout the city. With 50 locations and 100 programs in NYC’s most under-served communities, our 1,000+ results-oriented professionals make a difference for more than 40,000 children and their families each year.

In this role you will:

The security guard is responsible for securing the personnel, clients and premises, including enforcing and maintaining order in the center.

  • Patrol center and grounds regularly to prevent and/or detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of center doors, windows and gates.
  • Maintain a high visibility presence by circulating among visitors and participants.
  • Investigate disturbances and/or alarms.
  • Document any unusual occurrences (i.e. property and/or equipment damage, theft and injury).
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations and evict violators when necessary.
  • Contact authorities in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons (as directed by Recreational Director).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Hours: 3pm-11pm Saturday and Sunday

Weekly hours: 14hrs

Pay: 17.00

What qualifications do you need:

  • Previous work experience in security.
  • Experience working with diverse social, cultural, and economic groups, especially


  • Good communication, negotiation and listening skills.
  • Aptitude for motivating people and working in diverse and challenging situations.

Qualifications Preferred:

  • HS diploma or equivalency.
  • Completed security training course.
  • Strong knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols.
  • Bilingual in one or more of the following: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali

and others, may be required depending on client needs.

The Child Center of NY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. EOE M/F/D/V

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