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Posted November 28, 2018

Security Officer/EMT

Summary of Position:

The Security Officer must perform protective and enforcement functions in a courteous and restrained manner to maintain a safe and secure environment. These functions include emergencies, undesired conduct, disturbances and threats to life and property.

Essential Functions:

  • Spend majority of shift on foot patrol, walking, climbing stairs of the interior and perimeter of the hotel to observe and identify potential security and safety risks or undesirable conditions.  
  • Communicate using pager and two way radio
  • Maintain order in the hotel focusing on the welfare of the guests and associates.
  • Respond quickly to emergency conditions such as fire, safety hazards, and threats to life and/or property. 
  • Handle undesired conduct, violations of hotel policy and civil laws as warranted for the security and safety of hotel guests, employees, patrons and property.  
  • Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.
  • Observe the CCTV monitors for any unusual activity and in the case of suspicious behavior report directly, via radio, to the supervisor on duty; report any alarms similarly.
  • Memorize and monitor life safety systems installed on property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.
  • Check employee packages as they exit to ensure no food or property is being removed.  
  • Screen persons entering entrances for purpose and authorization.
  • Receive record and store lost and found items. Research and respond to inquiries from guests concerning status of items, mailing out claimed items to their owner.
  • Provide accurate information to inquirers for directions, hours of operation, etc.
  • Escort guests and employees as required to parking lots.
  • Assist guests with door lock problems using moderately complex hand-held electronic apparatus.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Security, the Security Supervisor(s) and/or the General Manager.

Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Prior law enforcement, security experience or military experience preferred. Must be at least 19 years of age.

Certificates or Licenses: Valid Driver’s License with a clean motor vehicle record. National EMT certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain consistency, diplomacy and tact in difficult or challenging situations.
  • Ability to make independent decision.
  • Knowledge of the layout of the building, function rooms, and general information about the city and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to visually detect signs of an emergency.
  • Ability to follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Ability to climb stairs at a rapid pace.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Behaves ethically.
  • Organized: Maintain a neat, organized work space, maintaining important documents pertinent to job. 
  • Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language in order to properly document incidents and activities utilizing Perspective Software.
  • Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review).


*This position is a safety-sensitive position. Under the law, safety-sensitive positions are defined as positions where the employee operates, repairs, maintains or monitors the performance or operation of a motor vehicle, equipment, machinery, or power tools. Safety-sensitive positions may also include jobs where the tasks or duties required of the employee could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others


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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Telephone (602) 438-9000