Puyallup Tribal Health Authority - Security Officer
Puyallup Tribal Health Authority
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Internal Number: 1232993
PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma, Washington is seeking two (2) experienced Security Officers. These positions will have varying schedules/shifts. Preferred candidates should be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
"It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner."
We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:
Medical/Dental/Vision benefits - monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
18+ annual paid holidays
Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
401(k) with annual profit sharing
Life & AD&D insurance coverage
Employee Assistance Program
Excellent work/home life balance
GENERAL FUNCTION: Provide general unarmed security under direct supervision for the PTHA grounds, facilities, staff, patients, and visitors.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Patrol all grounds and buildings, unarmed, every 30 minutes to assure secure conditions and discover any improper activities or conditions including but not limited to: doors, windows, and gates for breaches of security and safety and fire risks.
Warn rule violators and appropriately handle their behavior up to and including notifying the appropriate external agencies.
Report all emergency situations, immediately upon observation, to the appropriate authority for resolution.
Utilize conflict resolution skills to deescalate the situation or person, involving management when necessary.
Respond to individuals displaying unusual, suspicious or aggressive behavior firmly, but courteously.
Interface with law enforcement in respect to criminal activities.
Provide customer service to visitors and employees, such as providing directions, escorting individuals to and from parking areas, providing jump starts to car batteries and unlocking cars.
Report unsafe, hazardous conditions that require maintenance and facility irregularities immediately on the day of observation, to the Facilities Manager or their designee and recommend solutions.
Complete required activity reports and documentation including daily logs, incident reports, and work orders by end of work shift.
Responsible for daily scheduling of electronic card reader system, ability to troubleshoot problems and notifying Supervisor of issues within same day.
Monitor surveillance cameras and dispatch officers to appropriate areas as required and notifying Supervisor of issues within same day.
Monitor AED and Fire Extinguishers on a monthly basis as assigned.
Effectively utilize paging and security communication systems in a timely manner to report urgent situations that may arise. (i.e.: code blue, code yellow, code red, bomb threat)
Monitor and provide access to secure restroom facilities as required.
During day shift, check in with all front desk staff in each department and walk and/or be stationed in designated areas or departments as requested.
High School diploma or GED
Two (2) years of recent experience within the last three (3) years as a Security Officer/Guard doing direct customer/client contact via regular patrols
Experience with card reader and camera systems
Current valid WA State driver's license
Ability to meet the physical requirements as evidenced by successful completion of company administered physical and agility evaluation
Demonstrable ability to operate various computer and electronic software programs and systems
Ability to demonstrate quality customer service and communication, including the ability to assess and handle typical and crisis situations quickly and effectively
Tacoma, WA Since 5/19/03Tribal Health Preventive Services* Comprehensive medical and Dental care * Award-winning Quality Improvement Program * State-of-the-art Takopid Health Center * Community health, pharmacy, optometry and physical therapy * 35-patient Alcohol and Substance Abuse center * Kwawachee Center for mental health, which includes a spirit house for cultural activities.