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Security Officer II /Security / SHARP Grossmont / Full-Time / Night Shift

Job ID JR126640 Date Posted 12/30/2022
San Diego, California
  • Corporate Offices
  • Night
  • Regular
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Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$20.000 - $22.314 - $26.777

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Under general supervision, provides protective services to assigned locations, patients, visitors, and staff. Adheres Sharp HealthCare and departmental quality service standards. Patrols Sharp HealthCare premises on foot or in a vehicle to protect life and property. Manages disruptive persons professionally with a minimum use of force; controls access to restricted and security sensitive areas; responds to fire/security alarm activations, assumes scene command in emergency situations; observes and reports safety hazards, gives direction and assistance to Sharp HealthCare clientele. Performs other related duties and functions appropriate to the job as needed.

Required Qualifications
  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 Year of security related experience
  • California Security Guard Card - CA Bureau of Security & Investigative Services -REQUIRED
  • Driver's License - CA Department of Motor Vehicles -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications
  • Other College course in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Psychology desirable.
  • 1 Year of experience in hospital security/healthcare setting

Other Qualification Requirements
  • IAHSS Basic Certification - PREFERRED Utilizes reliable transportation and possesses adequate personal insurance coverage. Demonstrates clean driving record in accordance with requirements of the employer DMV pull notice program and Sharp HealthCare Driver Guidelines.

Essential Functions
  • Customer Service
    Responds to routine calls in a timely manner.
    Provide direction and information, problem solving, and escort services to both internal and external customers, treating each with courtesy and cooperation.
    When possible, officers should go out of their way to initiate brief contacts with visitors and staff to insure that their needs are being met.
    Screen members, visitors, and client employees to expedite their admittance to the facility
    May also patient escort, patient watch, provide safety escort, assist and/or transport deceased to morgue
    Answer and monitor emergency call boxes.
  • Daily report
    Take and complete crime reports using the proper format (ensuring reports are to be neat, accurate, concise, legible, and free from spelling and grammatical errors) and submitted at the end of scheduled shift.
    Update electronic admin and criminal files.
    Sort, perform data entry, distribute, and file reports.
  • Department policies and procedures

    This includes location of fire alarm boxes, emergency telephone numbers and other emergency procedures for situations such as Life Flight, fire, disaster, etc.
  • Parking enforcement
    Enforces parking regulations as required.
    Tickets are completed in a neat, accurate, legible manner and are free from spelling and grammatical errors.
    Towing situations are handled appropriately and thoroughly following departmental policy.
  • Security rounds
    Patrols hospital interior, and grounds, being on the alert for persons or situations that threaten life or property.
    Patrol on foot, bicycle, or via a vehicle to check for unsafe conditions, blocked entryways, security violations, mechanical problems, and unauthorized individuals in assigned areas 4-6 times per shift in a conscientious and visible manner, varying the routine and timing.
    Utilize video monitoring systems, when needed.
    Observe and remain vigilant for signs of crime, disorder, hazard, and unusual activity.
  • Stat calls

    Orally and physically de-escalating individuals, as needed. Utilizing force as a last resort.
    Provide assistance to fellow Officers when need arises.
    Respond to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, or inclement weather with calm urgency.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of and experience enforcing rules and regulations, guidelines, security policies and procedures.
  • Ability and experience serving and working well with the public as a solo officer as well as an effective member of a team.
  • Ability to comply with instructions and counsel from supervisors.
  • Ability to maintain a professional stance in all stressful situations and, when necessary, taking charge, managing incident scenes, and coordinating efforts with others outside the department.
  • Competent in defensive tactics and arrest and control techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to follow proper officer safety tactics and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of first aid and emergency medical "first responder" skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in the operation of a motor vehicle under emergency and other police-related driving conditions.
  • Accurate report writing skills including the proper use of grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as the cohesive organization of facts and information.
  • Strong ability and experience in using computers, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must possess interest in public service and understands the importance of stressing spirit of the law and not just enforcing the letter of the law.
  • Experience communicating in various forums: one-on-one, in groups, in stressful situations, in writing.
  • Strong sound judgment. Ability to process information quickly and thoroughly, while making effective and ethical decisions that are trustworthy and are in keeping with the highest standards of conduct.
  • Proven appropriate maturity and poise when dealing with supervisors, management, co-workers and the community. Ability to react, cope and reason according to established standards and practices.
  • Ability to utilize resources in an organized manner.
  • Basic knowledge of penal codes.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

California Security Guard Card - CA Bureau of Security & Investigative Services; Driver's License - CA Department of Motor Vehicles; Other; H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
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