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Entry Level Security Operations

Company: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

About Catholic Charities of Southern NevadaSince 1941, the mission of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN) has been to serve our community's most vulnerable men, women, and children. This leading community resource offers help and hope with dignity as it strives to meet the diverse needs of men, women and children in Southern Nevada. Through the generosity of foundations, grants, organizations and individual donors, CCSN operates 16 programs providing support to more than 4,200 people daily and encompassing four core areas: Family Services, Food Services, Immigration and Refugee Services and Homeless and Housing Services. CCSN also operates the largest Meals on Wheels program and Emergency Shelter Services in Southern Nevada. For additional information, please visit CatholicCharities.com.Position Summary:Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is accepting applications for Security Officer/Shelter Monitor. The Security Officer's/Shelter Monitor's primary duties are to provide a physical security and policy enforcement program that promotes a safe and secure operating environment for all CCSN employees, clients, volunteers and guests that arrive on the main campus and in the Night/Day Shelters. Will observe report and document on activity pertaining to safety and security in support of the numerous social service programs conducted by CCSN. Operates in close coordination with the Surveillance Operations Center (SOC) for both gathering and disseminating important information. Will also conduct the processing, monitoring and area control for campus "Hot Spots," the campus community areas, the shelter intake process, the exterior campus perimeter, as well as campus buildings and lobby areas, and the activities of the Residential Services Division.Responsibilities:Maintain a safe and clean environment for clients and staff.Be aware of available programs and services being offered by CCSN.Maintain good psychological and physical conditions.Effective implementation and enforcement of the agency's departmental policies and procedures.Observation and reporting of any violations of policy or any safety concerns.Effective documentation of incident reporting.Provide directions and escorts to various services provided by CCSN.Coordinate with law enforcement and emergency first responder agencies as needed.Use communication skills to diffuse confrontational situations.Be aware of situations that may result in safety, hazard, or property damage.Protect all confidential information, company property and electronic data.Comply with safety rules and follow the direction of a supervisor without delay or resistance.Other related duties as directed.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExcellent customer service skillsExperience with the homeless population preferredAbility to understand directives and carry them out to completionWork evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Work in violent, traumatic or highly charged emotional environments, may be subject to exposure to blood and air borne diseases.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED. One year experience performing Security or Social Service work is preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Ability to effectively communicateAbility to work in a fast paced environment.Prior experience with the homeless population is a plus.Computer experience is a plus.Bi-lingual is a plus.CPR and First Aide Certification is a plus.Physical Requirements:Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers.Ability to remain alert and effective during the entire shift in a 24/7 environment that includes patrols at all hours. May patrol externally and in all-weather conditions.Ability to continuously stand. Ability to walk frequently throughout the shelter (and potentially throughout campus); occasionally run as needed. Ability to frequently climb stairs.Ability to respond to emergency situations, as needed.Ability to regularly lift 20 pounds; ability to occasionally lift and/or drag 50 or more pounds.Ability to operate and use office equipment, security equipment, listens and communicates by radio.These entry level positions pay $11.00 per hourCatholic Charities of Southern Nevada offers an excellent benefits package including insurance benefits, paid time off and retirement plan.CCSN is a drug free and equal opportunity employer. All employees must successfully complete a drug test and background check prior to employment.

Keywords: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas , Entry Level Security Operations, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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