Under general supervision, to be responsible for the surveillance of an Agency Community Shelter facility watching for fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry; and to do related work as required.
This is a specialized classification. An incumbent is responsible for the security and safety of residents and clients at an Agency Community Shelter facility during weekend, evening, late-night, and early morning hours as assigned.
Program Manager or designee
This is not a supervisory class.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)
- Performs a variety of assignments including informing residents of rules and policies and enforcing rules and regulations with residents/clients;
- Reports non-residents, residents, and clients performing suspicious or criminal acts to local authorities and proper Agency personnel;
- Reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and unlocked office doors;
- Calls the fire or police department by telephone in emergency situations;
- Permits authorized persons or emergency personnel to enter the facility;
- Reports and records information such as damage and unusual occurrences.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sits for extended periods; frequently stands and walks; ability to lift and carry object weighting up to 25 pounds; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication skills; uses office equipment including telephones, computers, and FAX.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in a variety of environments and times, both indoors and outdoors; exposures to varying weather conditions; continuous contact with program participants, general public and other staff.
- Basic knowledge of the functions and procedures of the Agency Community Shelter Facility.
- Basic knowledge of techniques of individual and group interaction.
- Understanding and acceptance of the needs of low income, minority and special needs families.
- Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
- Learn to counsel and control the actions of residents.
- Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations.
- Deal tactfully and courteously with people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
- Follow oral and written directions.
- Gather and organize data and information.
- Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
- Use and operate a variety of office equipment.
- Effectively represent the Agency in contacts with residents and clients.
- Maintain and observe all safety precautions and practices.
Training and Experience
A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
- Prior experience performing security work which included public contact is desirable; Or
- Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
- Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver’s License with a good driving record; eligible for Agency automobile insurance coverage per Guidelines for Drivers of Agency Owned Vehicles.
- Pass a post-offer / pre-employment TB clearance; renewable annually.
- Pass a post job-offer / pre-employment background check.
- Pass a post job-offer / pre-employment drug test.
- Possession of a First Aid Certificate is desirable.
- May be required to pass a Fingerprint Life Scan.
- Guard Card required.
- No charges of Sexual misconduct, of any kind.
- Live in position.
- Evening schedule 2pm to 11pm.
Pay is $15.75 to $16.00/hr. and the apartment is a 1 bedroom apartment rent free. Utilities to be paid by tenant.Guard Card required.Minimum Education and Experience