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Security Officer - 6a - 6p

Company: UPMC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionPurpose:Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, staff and all UPMC owned and adjacent properties. Establish a uniformed security presence by patrolling UPMC hospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to deter criminal activity, document activities, and contact UPMC Police Officers or other appropriate law enforcement when necessary. Monitors security, fire, and environmental alarms. Responds to and resolves problems, disputes and unusual circumstances as necessary. Provides customer service to patients, families, visitors and staff to maintain a safe and secure environment. Document incidents on appropriate reports as required. 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and you will be working every other weekend.Responsibilities:Staff fixed posts to monitor ingress and egress to secured areasProvides customer service to patients, families, visitors and staff to maintain a safe and secure environment.Inspect incoming and outgoing parcels as necessary to prevent theftResponds to and resolves problems, disputes and unusual circumstances as necessary.Maintain required certifications and licensingAssist with traffic control and vehicle assistsTransport deceased to morgue/release bodies from morgueMonitor security, fire, and environmental alarms, respond to alarms and assist when needed.Establish a uniformed security presence by patrolling UPMC hospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to deter criminal activity, document activities, and contact UPMC Police Officers or other appropriate law enforcement when necessary.Operate UPMC vehicles in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Vehicle CodeConduct patient escorts and stand-by detailsComplete all mandatory training programs per departmental guidelinesReport and document incidents, suspicious activities and hazardsQualificationsHigh School diploma or equivalentAssociates degree in Criminal Justice and/or one-year experience in safety, security, law enforcement, or related field preferred.High level of integrity required for handling sensitive/confidential UPMC information.Must possess strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to effectively interact, communicate, and diffuse potential combative situations with persons from all walks of life.Psychological fitness required to deal with stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations.Physical fitness requirements to deal with typical physical demands that require full body motion and physical strength and stamina sufficient to respond to crisis interventions and medical emergencies.Be able to effectively communicate both orally and in written format.Good interpersonal skills; able to deal with stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations.All applicants will be subject to a thorough background and criminal record checkMust be available for all shiftsOfficers are required to wear a bulletproof vest.Employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement should consult the applicable collective bargaining for specific requirements.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:Clearances must be dated within 90 daysAct 235 with Firearms OR Act 235 without Firearms - All officers hired without a valid Act 235 must complete the 235 certifications within their first 6 months of hire or placement and have the process completed within 9 months of hire.Must meet audio and visual standards outlined in Act 235 at time of hire.Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification required within 30 days of hire.Valid Driver's License.Successfully pass UPMC Physical Fitness Standard prior to hire.Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Driver's LicenseUPMC Physical Fitness StandardAct 33 with renewalAct 34 with renewalAct 73 FBI Clearance with renewalUPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/VeteranREQNUMBER: 642851719

Keywords: UPMC, Harrisburg , Security Officer - 6a - 6p, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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