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

  • Security Guard

    Job Location US-NJ-Bayonne | US-NJ-Bayonne
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/17/2018 2:09 PM)
    ID
    2018-1275
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    The Security Guard 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 will set up proper equipment for events, log any activities or irregularities during shift, and assume a proactive role in keeping the facility safe.  The Security Guard will demonstrate the Company’s core values of customer service while establishing his/her presence in the facility.

    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. in a consistent fashion or as needed.
    • Sets up proper equipment for events and venue such as barricades, checkpoints, etc. 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.
    • 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.
    • Responds to any emergencies and/or conflicts in a calm manner and demonstrates superior customer service at all times.

    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.
    • Advanced people skills; diffusing hostility, diversity training, verbal communication, crowd control; quick and sound judgment
    • Ability to lift objects in excess of 40 lbs, remain standing on post for lengthened periods of time, and stay alert at all hours of shift.
    • Flexible scheduling is needed as shifts may include nights, weekends, and holidays. 
    • SORA license a plus

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