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Acacia Network Security Guard (Manhattan) in New York, New York

Transitional Housing

Security Guard (Manhattan) New York, NY : 4/8/2020

Job Description

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Job Category:

Transitional Housing

Position Type:

Full Time


The overall responsibilities of the Security Guard include greeting and screening customers seeking services and maintaining the premises secured at all times. This position includes no managerial or supervisory responsibilities.


  • Responsible for all company properties as assigned

  • Provide information to visitors about facilities and regulations

  • Touring buildings to guard against fire(A-2) theft or destruction and to protect clients, visitors and employees against violators

  • Detecting, apprehending and reporting law violators to the NYC Police Department

  • Investigating and make appropriate reports of violations, crimes, complaints, incidents, and accidents

  • Rendering aid to accident victims and arranging medical attention as necessary

  • Being punctual when reporting for duty

  • Being fit for duty at all times, except when on sick report

  • Reporting in writing (A-3) to the security Director any information of a police nature, including offences in which she/he may become involved, including being arrested while off-duty and moving traffic violations with the exception of parking violations

  • Notify the security base when leaving post of duty for personal necessity (which will not exceed 15 minutes) or meal period as assigned

  • Keeping informed of changes in rules and regulations

  • Being respectful and courteous to others

  • Maintaining a good appearance at all times


  • High School Diploma required.

  • Associates/Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • F-02 Certification required. F-80, F-95 Preferred

  • Two (2) years’ experience required.Shelter experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with the immediate community and ability to spot and deal with security problems

  • Ability to read and write order to make log entries; to follow written work schedules and to write incident reports as necessary

  • Ability to maintain good work and personal habits

  • Ability to maintain good work and personal habits

  • Good physical fitness to cope with emergencies, mental alertness and emotional stability.

  • General knowledge of organization, community and/or social service resources and program

  • Bilingual – Spanish speaking a plus

Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer

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