Security Officer 4p-8p Week Nights & Weekend in Walpole, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY-4pm to 8pm, Week Nights & Weekend shifts.

Front Desk Security, greet guests, announce visitors for entrance to memory care areas of our community.  Radio announcements, answer reception phone.


The following duties are normal for this position.  This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes and security doors left unsecured.
  • Investigates and reports all acts of unlawful or safety hazards that would endanger persons or property.
  • Responds to all security calls and complaints, taking necessary action and handling on-scene emergency situations until relieved by a Supervisor.
  • Inspects and reports all dangerous conditions and any damaged or defective equipment, machinery and property.
  • Secures and unlocks areas and buildings in accordance with policy and community expectation.
  • Notifies appropriate agencies in situations where their emergency response and support is necessary.
  • Sounds alarm and/or calls policy/fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Assist in emergency response procedures as per community policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Educational Requirements and Experience:

  • High School diploma or Equivalent.
  • One year job related experience preferred.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Language Ability:
        • Ability to communicate effectively speaking the primary language of the residents.
        • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
        • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
          • Cognitive Demands:
              • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
              • Competencies:

                • Must demonstrate an interest in working with a senior population.
      • Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
      • Responds promptly to resident needs.
  • Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Competent in organizational, time management skills.
  • Demonstrates good judgment, decision making and problem solving skills


 The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual 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 Team Member is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The Team Member is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The Team Member is occasionally required to stand or walk.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Loves working with seniors
  • Available weekends and holidays