Job Description

Job Title: Security Officer - Bedford
Job ID: 680208
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Bedford Memorial
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: , Bedford PA

Description

UPMC Bedford - Security Officer - Casual - Varied shifts

 

 

Purpose:
Maintain a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, staff and all UPMC owned and adjacent properties. Enforce UPMC rules and regulations to both employees and the public. Patrol UPMC hospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to prevent, investigate, and document arson, theft and vandalism and any other criminal activity. Monitor security, fire, and environmental alarms. Assist in follow-up as necessary. Respond to and resolve problems, dispute and unusual circumstances as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with traffic control as necessary.
  • Completion of reports and incident documentation as necessary.
  • Control evidence, valuables, lost/found as necessary.
  • Handle disruptive visitors, patients, and staff by verbal communication, physical intervention and/or arrests as necessary.
  • Inspect incoming/outgoing parcels as necessary to prevent theft of hospital property. Check permission slips to remove discarded material from UPMC property.
  • Investigate incidents of unusual circumstances reported by UPMC staff, visitors, physicians and patients.
  • Maintain security and safety of UPMC buildings, persons, property, and assets.
  • Operate UPMC vehicles in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and maintain any issued equipment.
  • Prepare and complete all mandatory training programs as per departmental guidelines.
  • Provide protection and enforcement of local laws, UPMC policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Serve as a member of the fire response team and responds to various security-related alarms. Respond to emergency calls for assistance, and disasters.
  • Testify in legal proceedings as required.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice preferred.
  • 1 year experience in safety, security, law enforcement or related field preferred. Excellent customer service skills required to handle all levels of personnel, patients, and visitors.
  • High level of integrity required for handling sensitive/confidential UPMC information.
  • Ability to defuse and handle distraught or hostile person(s) in a professional manner required.
  • Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal with stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations.
  • Available for all shifts. Guards/Officers are required to wear a bullet proof vest

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    PA Act 120 (Municipal Police Officers Training Act) preferred. All officers hired without a valid Act 235 must complete the 235 certification within their first 180 days of employment. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 235 with Firearms or Act 235 without Firearms
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • UPMC Physical Fitness Standard

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.40 to $18.88

Union Position: No

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