Security Officer in San Marcos, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description


Title: Security Officer

Job Category: Corporate Services

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Security Officer.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Security Officer Responsibilities

Ensures that students and staff members are not only safe and secure but that they feel safe and secure. Controls access to the center. Answers and directs incoming phone calls in the absence of the Switchboard operator. Conducts physical security checks of the center grounds. Responds as requested to provide assistance to staff and students. Provides accurate and timely documentation as required. Provides transportation support to Center using GSA vehicles. Dispatches and accounts for GSA vehicles.

  • Makes physical inspections and security checks of grounds and facility and documents results.
  • Reports fires and assists in suppressing fires.
  • Investigates incidents on center and provides clear and accurate reports
  • Performs First-Aid and CPR as needed.
  • Controls disturbances and assists staff in de-escalating volatile situations.
  • Ensures students’ civil rights are not violated.
  • Transports students as assigned.
  • Demonstrates helpful, responsible, and caring attitude.
  • Picks up and delivers material as directed.
  • Performs routine vehicle inspections on GSA fleet.
  • Reports vehicle repair needs to supervisor.
  •  Completes required security logs, documentation, and records accurately and on time.
  •  Maintains timely and accurate vehicle and transportation logs and records.
  • Maintains timely and accurate student accountability
  •  Accurately logs employees, visitors, vendors and students as they enter and exit the center.
  •  Searches all students entering center for contraband.
  • Searches others entering and exiting center as directed.
  • Supervises students in isolation.
  • Answers the phone in a timely manner.
  • Ensures phone is used for official business only
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

Qualifications:  One-year security or law enforcement experience, or successful military experience preferred.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses, Registrations:Valid Drivers License and good driving record. Commercial Drivers License with Air Brake and Passenger
endorsements is preferred.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.