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Security Officer - Days

Company: Harris Regional Hospital
Location: Sylva
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. -Where We Are:
Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.Why Choose Us:
- - -Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
- - -Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
- - -Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
- - -Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
- - -Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
- - -And much more---POSITION SUMMARYObserves and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, Providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. Preserves order and may act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors and premises.QUALIFICATIONS:
The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job. -However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED required. Previous related experience is strongly desired.Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing requirements for Security Officers.Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of or ability to learn operations and procedures. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form. Ability to be an effective team member. Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances. Courteous telephone manner. Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization. Ability to write routine correspondence, including logs and reports. Good organizational skills. Ability to provide high quality customer service. -Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.OTHER: - -All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and motor vehicle record acceptable to the company's auto liability insurance carrier.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Much walking is required during normal duty shift. -Position requires mobility, bending, occasional lifting (5-50lbs), stooping, standing and sitting. Seeing, hearing, speaking and writing clearly in order to communicate with employees and clients, as well as to ability to observe and report incidents. -Potential for -exposure to inclement weather. Must be physically fit and alert. -Eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity is required. Moderate to high stress level. -
May require physical exertion during stressful encounters with challenging individuals. May have to restrain individuals or deal with resistance on a daily basis.Must be able to remain calm, continue to function effectively, and develop priorities during stressful situations.Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.May be exposed to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.EEOC Statement:
Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Harris Regional Hospital, Asheville , Security Officer - Days, Other , Sylva, North Carolina

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