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Security Guard

Fort Lauderdale, FL | Full Time
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Job Description

The Security Overnight Guard monitors and patrols assigned areas to provide a safe environment for guests and employees and to minimize opportunities for loss or damage. He/she also anticipates potential problems and reacts to disturbances and prohibited conduct. This position responds to emergency situations as needed.

*Major Bonus!!!! Health Insurance provided at no cost to the employee!!!*

Basic Requirements

  • English speaking/writing
  • Ability to read & write
  • Unarmed security license or willing to acquired within 6 months of employment

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Controls traffic by directing drivers.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Ensure all guest room doors are secured; assist guests with room access. Investigate suspicious persons on hotel property.
  • Conduct designated investigations into theft or lost items, noise complaints, assault complaints, food poisoning complaints and other guest complaints, complete documented reports.
  • Communicate by radio/beeper with designated hotel personnel.
  • Any other duties that have been assigned by direct supervisor or that become necessary in daily operations.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Surveillance Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Excellent judgment and objectivity skills as well as the ability to control emotions.
  • Integrity and dependability so the hotel can count on you to follow the correct procedure no matter the situation. 
  • Safety management experience
  • Professionalism
  • Reporting and recording accurately and effectively.

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