Security Officer

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Security Officer
Description

The Security Officer ensures that all individuals entering the Community Bank of New Jersey are warmly greeted and are provided appropriate assistance. According to CFBNJ standards, the Security Officer plans, directs, and coordinates activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, team members, and the general public.

Category
Other
Job responsibilities

Maintaining a positive work attitude by acting and communicating in a manner conducive to good interpersonal relations (e.g., helpful, courteous, pleasant) with customers, all public, co-workers and managers, in accordance with the spirit of CFBNJ’s mission.
Assisting in making recommendations for security procedures and practices
Identifying and resolving security related issues
Conducting physical surveys of premises and security equipment condition
Conducting and assisting with preparing reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of CFBNJ regulations, policies, and procedures
Assisting in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning
Conducting searches of any place on premises, vehicles, etc. as required by CFBNJ security policy and procedures.
Monitoring, searching, and recording from camera surveillance system as directed
Assisting with security issues regarding associates, such as procedures for terminations and violations of company policy including theft and violence incidents
Assisting with incidents involving public law enforcement, fire, and other agencies as it relates to security at CFBNJ or CFBNJ team members
Greeting all guests with a warm smile and thanks them for their visit to Community Food Bank of New Jersey
Maintaining the visitor log and ensures all guests sign in and provides them with the appropriate guest passes.
Directing guests expeditiously to the appropriate department and/or party
Answering all questions appropriately and provides guidance to visitors per CFBNJ standards.
Maintaining professionalism to resolve customers’ concerns and provides all information on CFBNJ services as needed
Performing other duties as assigned within the scope of the position

Application qualifications

Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
At least two years of customer service experience required; administrative and/or office reception experience required
At least three years in security officer position in a public environment
Critical thinking, judgment, and calm demeanor in order to review and solve security issues as they arise; ability to properly handle emotional situations
Self-directed, able to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously; ability to work under pressure
High energy level, strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, flexibility, discretion in all dealings of a confidential nature
Able to work with all levels in an organization and with individuals with diverse cultures
Ability to work irregular hours as required by operations; availability to work Saturdays/Sundays as needed
Ability to respond to burglar and fire alarm situations
High School graduate or equivalent
Formal law enforcement training preferred

Benefits

As a vital team member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, paid vacation and sick time, and potential tuition reimbursement.

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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