Healthcare Security Officer (Lower Sackville, NS)
Reference ID: 210381
Law Enforcement and Security
Paladin Security Group is the security company of choice amongst some of the most respected institutions in the country, protecting the public and government facilities. We are committed to offering the best employment and career development opportunities in the security industry because we want the very best and brightest people our industry has to offer.
Job Skills / Requirements
We are currently recruiting professional security candidates to enter into our healthcare training program with the potential to move into a full-time position. This position is located in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.
Essential Job Functions
Based on specific site posting, log and report all security incidents reported by hospital staff, physicians, patients or visitors
Patrol interior and exterior of facility preventing unauthorized entry; in a composed manner direct individuals initiating disruption to leave the premises
While on patrol, monitor risks such as unlocked doors, blocked entrances and exits, mechanical issues, hazardous material and additional breaches of security
2 way radio use and professionalism
Respond to alarms and emergency calls for assistance
Monitoring situations, cameras, property and events
Communicate in a truthful and receptive manner under all circumstances as well as provide information regarding the facility as requested by personnel
Sustain effective relationships with key stakeholders and visitors through courteous and respectful relations perceived from their viewpoint
Monitor and screen visitors and clients in a professional manner in order to grant access to the facility
Required Skills and Qualifications
Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation
Basic knowledge of security procedures, handling violent behaviours, and non-defensive communication or willingness to undergo training
Ability to handle private information with a high amount of discretion
Ability to write comprehensive reports and maintain proper records
Remain calm and effectively perform in emergency situations
Present a professional image to the public
Must be physically able to walk 18 to 20 km/day
Must have a flexible availability (evenings/nights/weekends/days)
Must be bondable
Have a High School Diploma and be at least 19 years of age
Law and Security training, Police Foundation training, knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada, First Aid/CPR certification, and previous experience are considered an asset
Availability to attend training during business hours
Successful candidates in this role will enjoy working with the public, have strong conflict management skills, a keen sense of observation, the ability to act with tact and diplomacy, and most of all the ability to handle stressful situations with ease.
All healthcare security officers are required to show an updated vaccination record.
TB Skin Test
Education Requirements (Any)
Minimum High School Education
Additional Information / Benefits
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants that are short listed will be contacted for an interview.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation
Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check
This job reports to the Site Supervisor
This is a As Needed position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.
Relocation is not provided and travel is not required
Posted: August 18, 2017
Closes:October 10, 2017