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Supervisor, Police & Security

Company: UPMC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Purpose:
Works with and oversees other members of the Police and Security Team to ensure a safe and secure environment for patients, families, visitors, and employees at the hospital facility. In addition to performing as a member of the Police and Security Team, this position also handles administrative tasks, supervises other police and security members, and works harmoniously with hospital management to meet safety goals. Assists with budget preparation and monitoring. Handles and resolves day to day operational issues based on department requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in and provides input to staffing choices (e.g., hiring, firing, promotion).
  • Handles and resolves day to day operational issues and problems.
  • Assists with department budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Handles evaluating, disciplining and scheduling staff as appropriate.
  • Provides reporting as needed.
  • Maintains a working relationship with local agencies.
  • Reviews reports of subordinates for accuracy, content, and grammar as needed.
  • Trains staff, ensures that staff obtain and maintain certifications as required and tracks certification progress.
  • Maintains all security systems and department issued equipment.
  • Functionally referred to as Lieutenant.

 

Qualifications

  • 6 years of security related/law enforcement experience OR
  • Act 120 trained or equivalent (PA State Police Act Police Academy training, Police Officer training as mandated by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers) with 2 years of experience in law enforcement or a security related field.
  • Prior lead or supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of common technical applications, such as Microsoft Office products, preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to pass an eye and hearing test with appropriate correction.
  • Must be able to perform as a security officer when necessary.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 235 - All state mandated paperwork submitted within 6 months of hire or placement and process completed within 9 months of hire or placement in PA.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance 
  • PA. Act 501 - Certification required within 90 days of hire or placement in PA.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • UPMC Physical Fitness Standard
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • UPMC Physical Fitness Standard

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: UPMC, Harrisburg , Supervisor, Police & Security, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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