The Security Agent works within our security team and is responsible for ensuring company facilities, employees, patients, and products are well secured in accordance with established procedures and policies. The Security Agent is responsible for conducting security checks, viewing security monitors, and reporting significant problems to authorities, state regulators, and Company leaders assigned as the first point of contact. The Security Agent will also complete scheduled security reports and assist company personnel with special needs as needed. This can be a full-time or part-time position.
You will have the opportunity to choose from various locations in Texas.
Responsibilities and Expectations
- Secures premises by patrolling interior and exterior of the facility; Inspecting building, equipment, and access points; ensures security of doors and gates.
Monitors surveillance equipment.
- Participates in routine safety equipment checks to ensure security equipment is functioning properly and is regularly maintained, following manufacturer’s instructions.
- Inspects and adjusts security systems, equipment and machinery as needed to ensure operational use and detect evidence of tampering; troubleshoots malfunctions, calling for repairs as needed; evaluates new equipment and techniques.
- Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors, vendors, contractors, and other persons, asking for appropriate documentation and/or authorization in order to stop suspicious people and guard against theft, diversion, loss and maintaining security of premises.
- Investigates and reports irregular activities, such as property damage, theft, unauthorized personnel, disturbances, hazards, and suspicious activities to the Security Manager and/or local police when required.
- Respond to and investigate all alarms.
- Ensures reports, records and other documentation is accurate, complete, timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
- Maintains company’s stability and reputation by complying with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
- Escort unauthorized persons off the premises when necessary.
- Contact Police, Fire Department or EMS in cases of emergency.
Required Education and Experience
- High school diploma or GED required
- Must be resident of Texas
- Two years prior experience as a safety or security professional, law enforcement or military experience preferred.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule.
- Ability to handle typical and crisis situations efficiently and effectively.
- Formal training in non-violent communication, conflict de-escalation and/or assertiveness.
- Proven surveillance skills, attentive to detail.
- Proactive in auditing security issues.
- Knowledge of security equipment and devices and the operation thereof.
- Demonstrated ability to implement security and safety procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, patients, and the public.
- Assist with bank drops.
- Training and certification in First Aid and CPR preferred.
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