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Security Officer in Bronx, NY at ResCare

Date Posted: 12/11/2018

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Job Description


Title: Security Officer

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

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.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Security Officer you will: 

  • 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.
  • Performs routine vehicle inspections on GSA fleet.
  • Completes required security, vehicle and transportation logs, documentation, and records accurately and on time.
  • Accurately logs and searches employees, visitors, vendors and students as they enter and exit the center.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • One-year security or law enforcement experience, or successful military experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid Drivers License and good driving record. Commercial Drivers License with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements is preferred. 

Additional Information

This position requires an individual who can efficiently handle several responsibilities simultaneously. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the Agency.• Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.• Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. • Informing violators of policy and procedures• Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences. • Controls traffic by directing customers to appropriate services/location.• Obtains help by sounding alarms, call police or fire departments in cases of emergency.• Answer alarms and investigate disturbances. • Circulate among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property.• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Secondary Functions:• May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to the job responsibilities.Qualifications:• Must have 8h, 16h training and NYS Security License. • Two (2) years’ experience in security.• High School diploma or GED required. • Basic computer literacy including knowledge of standard office software packages.• Must have written and verbal skills to interface effectively with all levels of personnel, customers and visitors.


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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.

1029 E 163rd St Fl 3 , Bronx, NY 10459-4345 USA