Security Officer-SG SF SS-PT

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Sea Gull & Camp Seafarer Security Officer demonstrates excellent customer service at our front gate while managing access to the grounds. The Security Officer will also support Camp wide asset preservation by making regular rounds while on duty. The Security Officer will be the initial liaison with emergency management, as needed.

They are responsible for managing those functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and the Board of Directors of the YMCA. The salary for this position is $20.50/hour. Hours available for work are flexible, Monday thru Sunday. Shifts are capped at 12 hours per day and 40 hours per week.

OUR CULTURE AND COMMITMENT:

The YMCA of the Triangle is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side with us to strengthen our community. Our mission compels us to embrace, reflect and celebrate the richness of diversity within each other and the many communities we serve with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming and inclusive: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide high quality interactions with all individuals seeking access to the camp's grounds, ensuring that access is granted when permissible.
  • Understands all Emergency Action Plans and be capable of communicating with camp leadership and emergency services personnel during emergencies.
  • Manage car tag system identifying visitors before giving access to campgrounds.
  • Always demonstrate an "at the ready" demeanor while stationed at entry gatehouse.
  • Perform scheduled observations around campgrounds ensuring major assets, such as boats in the water are not needing attention.
  • Serve as first point of contact for emergency services with ability to meet and escort to specific locations on camp grounds.
  • Serve as a resource for security related issues as needed.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

Advancing our Mission & Cause: Provide visionary leadership to the organization and to ensure that all resources are mobilized to adapt to new challenges and needs in the community

Building Relationships: Connect people to the Y's cause by developing inclusive relationships, partnerships and collaborations so that Y's can co-create solutions to pressing social needs

Leading Operations: Ensure relevance, effectiveness, and sustainability of the organization so that we can continue to fulfill our promise to the community

Developing & Inspiring People: Support the holistic development of self and others so that everyone can embrace the Y's cause, sustain the Y's culture, and inspire others to take individual and collective action to further our impact

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Current or retried law enforcement or emergency response personnel preferred, or similar experience.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills, and ability to accurately resolve issues in a fast paced, changing environment. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Positive attitude and enjoying working in a team-oriented environment is essential to success.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.