Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment (NJ) & Tioga Downs Casino (NY)

  • Part-Time Security Guard

    Job Location US-NJ-Bayonne
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/9/2018 1:33 PM)
    ID
    2012-1048
    # of Openings
    4
  • Overview

    The Security Guard position is responsible for ensuring safety in a number of different areas while maintaining an assigned post as well as conducting routine patrols.  The Security Guard sets up proper equipment for events, logs any activities or irregularities during shift, and assumes a proactive role in keeping the facility safe. We will be conducting open job fairs, please send us your resume for us to contact you so you may attend the job fairs, Job fairs will be planned over the next few weeks at our various locations, either in Bayonne or at our NMR location at 1 Racetrack Drive in East Rutherford, NJ.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains assigned post during designated hours and ensures security of perimeter by staying alert and focused if any activity should arise.
    • Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates, etc. as needed.
    • Sets up proper equipment for events and venue such as barricades and checkpoints to help regulate patron flow during high volume times.
    • Writes report of daily activities and irregularities during shift, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
    • Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
    • Circulates among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property as well as offer assistance and customer service in all areas of security.
    • Provides excellent customer service to patrons by fielding inquiries and maintaining a friendly, safe environment.
    • Warns persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehends or evicts violators from premises while following established company procedures.
    • Answers alarms and investigates disturbances to ensure thorough follow up on potential threats to security.
    • Escorts individuals to specified locations or drives motor vehicles to supplement patrol duties. 
    • Inspects and adjusts security systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.
    • Assumes a proactive role in safety awareness and training to mitigate risks that could affect the day-to-day operations of the facility.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
    • Previous experience in security / surveillance / law enforcement
    • Advanced people skills; diffusing hostility, diversity training, verbal communication, crowd control
    • Flexible scheduling is needed as shifts may include nights, weekends, and holidays. 

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