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Security Officer

Company: Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
Location: Medford
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position maintains a uniformed presence at various posts both inside & outside MCCA facilitiesand / or conducts patrols as directed to ensure all employees, visitors, contractors to MCCA facilities are authorized, and to provide a safe environment. Responds to inquires made by visitors, contractors, and employees at all times. Knowledgeable about each post staffed by Public Safety at all MCCA facilities. Responds to facility emergencies; provides assistance to other Public Safety Department personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Authority's Public Safety Supervisor may designate various other activities. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time for any reason, including reasonable. Safety/Security - Attends Roll Calls on a daily basis, taking notes when required, reading all department directives, informational flyers, etc. - As assigned by a supervisor, conducts patrols of MCCA facilities or staffs fixed posts Is knowledgeable about each Public Safety post and all Public Safety operating procedures. - Is knowledgeable about each facility's emergency operating procedures. - Assists with Event security as required or directed by Public Safety Supervisors and Managers. - Provides a Public Safety presence and acts as a visible deterrent to crime and / or MCCA rules violations - Responds to emergencies as necessary or as directed, rendering aid and assistance as required and in accordance with MCCA Public Safety policies and procedures. - Comes to the aid of fellow officers and / or the public and offers assistance when circumstances warrant - Maintains assigned equipment (radios, uniforms, etc.), reporting lost or damaged equipment to assigned supervisor - Detects suspicious activities and watches for criminal acts or rule infractions which may be a threat to occupants of the facility, clients, employees and / or the facility itself; takes action to immediately correct and / or immediately report suspicious activity and potential threats as required by the Public Safety Department - Report all incidents, accidents, and / or medical emergencies immediately to Public Safety Supervisor or designee. - As directed, responds to alarm activations, including security, duress, fire and intrusion alarms - May be required to possess, carry, and / or use equipment containing Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) and / or Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Customer Service - Provides clear directions and information regarding policies to visitors and staff - Assists visitors and customers as requested and required SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervision is provided by the Public Safety Supervisor and includes assignment of duties, inspection of work, training, coaching, and performance evaluations. EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE: A high school diploma or GED is required. A minimum of one year of public safety/security experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with electronic surveillance equipment; computer systems such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access strongly preferred. Experience with fire suppression and detection systems; intrusion alarm systems; access control systems preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidates who have received a conditional offer of employment must satisfactorily pass a pre employment screening for controlled substances and alcohol, criminal records review, back ground and reference check, and pre-employment physical. Employees will be subject to random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident controlled substances and alcohol testing and to periodic review of criminal records as determined by MCCA. WORK SCHEDULE: The work schedule of this position is a non-traditional work schedule and will fluctuate based on the needs of a particular event or project and the position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule including late nights, early mornings, long days, weekends and holidays. DRESS CODE: In order to project a professional image and the level of dignity and decorum that is required when serving the public, good grooming are expected of all employees. Employees will be supplied with and required to wear uniforms as determined by the MCCA. Executive Order #595: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for MCCA Employees As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination prior to the finalization of the hiring process. Details relating to complying with this requirement will be provided to finalists. Finalists who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for a reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Medford , Security Officer, Other , Medford, Massachusetts

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