TITLE: Security Officer
ORGANIZATION: Conservation Society of California
DEPARTMENT: Public Safety
REPORTS TO: Public Safety Manager
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt: ( ) Non-exempt: (X)
TYPE: Regular: (X) Seasonal/Temporary: ( )
STATUS: Full-time: (X) Part-time: ( )
RATE: Salaried: ( ) Hourly: (X)
General Security and Customer Service Duties. Upholds the mission and values established the Conservation Society of California (the “Zoo”) and adheres to policies and procedures as set forth by the Zoo.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:
Over 21 years of age preferred since some events include alcohol, but must be over the age of 18.
Must be able to problem solve and effectively read, write, and take directions in English.
Must agree to utilize a time clock / hand scan to document personnel arrival and departure times as well as lunch periods.
Must comply with a Dress Code that includes properly wearing a prescribed uniform and being neatly groomed.
Must have a current California Driver’s License and maintain a good D.M.V. Driving Record (that satisfies the Zoo’s Insurance Carrier).
Must be reliable, dependable, honest, courteous, and professional while ensuring confidentiality when necessary.
Must be available to work weekends and holidays unless otherwise authorized.
Able to bend and twist, lift, stand, kneel, sit, walk, bend, stoop and speak regularly and for long periods of time (8 hour shifts)
2) Minimum educational level:
High School Graduate or G.E.D.
Current State of California Security Guard Card preferred.
3) Experience required:
Must have experience working with the public.
Previous Security experience preferred.
Please note that this job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed the people or person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of the personnel for this position. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant, and personnel may be required to perform duties beyond this list or outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time or as needed.
Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org along with:
• 2 Professional references preferred
If you choose to apply via email, please remember to put the title of the position in
your subject -- failure to do so may result in your application not being
seen/forwarded to the correct party for review.
You may also download an application by going to our website http://www.oaklandzoo.org (under "Employment", where you will be able to print out a blank copy of our application form. You can then mail your completed applications to the address provided in application or FAX your application and
resume to (510) 746-7175 (attn: HR).
In addition, you may pick up an Employment Application at the parking booth/main
entrance (Golf Links Road) to the Zoo. You may simply return your completed
application, along with your resume, etc., back to the Main Gate or to the Zoo's
Human Resources office.
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