Job Title:   Security Officer Armed Part Time
09 / 19 / 2013
Westfield Center
OH

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Security Officer Armed Job Summary
The Armed Security Officer provides preventative patrols and inspections of Westfield facilities and grounds to protect them against issues such as:  workplace violence, fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, etc.  They also act as the central communication center during non-business hours. Part time varied shift work.

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)
1. Provides armed, uniformed security to a variety of clients.
2. Provides preventive and highly-visible patrols of Westfield grounds and facilities.  Understands and follows all standard operating procedures for the protection of people and property.  Provides competent and courteous service and assistance to employees, consultants, vendors and guests.
3. Responds to emergency calls and contacts the appropriate authorities for emergency assistance.  Carries out emergency plans for the protection of people and property.  Requests assistance if a threat of violence is made, a building is found open, or another potentially dangerous situation arises.
4. Responds to calls for service including employee escorts, jump-starts and vehicle lockouts and is able to complete computer-based records such as:  duty logs, incident, injury, and accident reports.  Enforces traffic and parking regulations on Westfield grounds.  Performs investigations and case follow-up where assigned.
5. Monitors employee access and fire alarm systems for company facilities.  Interprets system messages and utilizes system features to distinguish between emergency and non-emergency situations and appropriate response. Participates in routine alarm tests to ensure systems are functioning properly.  Has the ability to secure all buildings and operate all alarm systems and monitors security cameras as necessary.
6. Monitors National Weather Service, police and local radio stations.  Alerts employees and guests in all buildings of approaching severe weather conditions or emergency situations within approved guidelines.  Calls in the snow removal crew as specified in the snow procedure.
7. Inspects portable fire extinguishers and AEDs in accordance with company standards on a regular basis.  Inspects exit lights, emergency lights, eyewash, safety showers and first aid kits and reports any issues of concerns or malfunctions.  Conducts safety inspections where assigned.
8. Responds to requests for assistance from Inn guests and can assist with Inn guest check-ins when called upon.
9. Makes recommendations to the Leader of the Group Safety, Security, and Compliance Department regarding policies, procedures and practices.  Keeps the Leader and Security Patrol Coordinator informed verbally and/or in writing of activities and problems with the assigned area of responsibility and refers matters beyond areas of authority to correct leader or appropriate channel for direction.
10. Dispatches pool cars for employees and guests when arrangements have not been made in advance.  Calls in drivers when needed.
11. Receives after-hours deliveries when prior arrangements have been made.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)
1. Armed Security Officer Requirement:  must possess current law enforcement or armed security officer certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
2. Is subject to be called in for serious emergency situations.
3. Able to work weekends and holidays.
4. Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards and have the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
5. Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
6. Can complete all of the departmental training courses necessary for state certification, re-certification, or professional development.
7. Possess and demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in Microsoft operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet applications, electronic mail and basic computer operation.
8. No felony, domestic violence, or other serious convictions or admissions.
9. Successful completion of pre-employment screening including drug testing.

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)
The physical demands described herein represent those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required at least occasionally to climb items such as ladders and stairs, stoop, bend, crouch, reach, handle, talk, hear, utilize near/far and color vision, depth perception, sit, stand, walk, lift and carry objects weighing over 35 pounds.  Additional requirements include:
• Travel and overnight work required.
o Must be an acceptable driver per Westfield’s driving policy.
• Ability to communicate by telephone and two-way radio.
• Ability to operate a personal computer.
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