Security Officer

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Nutley Requisition # 2020-76598 ShiftNight StatusPart-time with Benefits Weekend WorkEvery Weekend HolidaysFour of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursVaries Address340 Kingsland Street, Nutley, 07110

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How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

All Security Officers will assume responsibility for the safety and well-being of Students, Team Members, visitors and Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (IHSC) property. These responsibilities includes but not limited to patrols, access control, and assignment of dispatcher post. Officers will maintain all calls, codes, and facilitating entries into the dispatching system. These responsibilities include continuous surveillance, reporting and documenting all incidents and remaining sensitive to the need for delivery of quality guest services and assistance to all persons present at the IHSC Campus.

***This position will include various shifts, including every weekend, based on departmental need.


1. Provides information and assistance in a courteous, professional manner. Ability to multitask and manage time accordingly.

2. Completes radio checks, provides, and facilitates all questions or concerns accordingly to the Senior Officer or Manager on duty.

3. Ability to handle computer programs hosted in the dispatch center including but not limited to Student/ Team Member ID badges, pay station and credit card transaction machine, fire system, and electronic parking management system.

4. Obtain information pertaining to incidents on campus and generate an incident report.

5. Responds to calls. Makes continuous patrols throughout the IHSC Campus to observe and take corrective action regarding violations and detrimental conditions related to security and safety.

6. Controls visitor, student and team member access, check visitor's passes and identification. Expedites and ensures safe flow of traffic through the IHSC lots.

7. Provides escorts to Students and Team Members vehicles as requested within jurisdiction.

8. Reports for duty in clean and complete Medical Center issued uniform, including photo identification badge.

9. Completes and submits a daily activity log at completion of tour of duty.

10. Maintains all departmental security equipment in good operating condition and reports all damage immediately to supervisor.

11. Always keeps Senior Officer informed of all matters pertinent to safety and security conditions.

12. Abides by all HMH IHSC Code of Conduct regulations and departmental procedures and policies including parking regulations.

13. Will complete all in-service training, lectures and programs as assigned.

14. Attend all mandatory meetings (departmental or special).

15. Must be able to stand and walk for long period of time, minimum of 8hrs a day. Lift a minimum of 100 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 100 lbs. Ability to handle disorderly and/or abusive persons.

16. Subject to all weather conditions; will be required to work in all areas of the IHSC Campus, including parking lots, grounds and outer buildings as requested.

17. Will be required to perform duties as assigned by Management and required to carry out emergency duties when necessary.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. Must be able to read and write English.

2. Must be High School Graduate.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

1. Previous experience as Security Officer, Law Enforcement experience or driver desired.

2. Previous dispatching experience desired.

3. At least two years of College credits preferred.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. Possession of a valid driver's license.

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