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Security Officer

Company: Lutheran Social Service
Location: Columbus
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Security Officer

Full Time - Day, Evening and Night Shifts Available!

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking Security Officers for Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.

What will I do as a Security Officer with Lutheran Social Services?

  • Responsible for ensuring the security and safety of staff, clients, volunteers and facilities at LSS Faith Mission.
  • Responds to and reports incidents.
  • Acts as a general security presence for the shelter by circulating among clients, visitors and employees.
  • Performs perimeter checks of Faith Mission shelters and area businesses according to the Good Neighbor agreement to monitor security and safety of physical properties and to guard against loitering.
  • Performs internal inspections of Faith Mission facilities to ensure the security of the building and to check for any security concerns. Monitors suspicious behavior and/or criminal activity & communicates.
  • Partners with Engagement Staff to de-escalate any incidents and/or threats of violence.
  • Uses Agency vehicles to transport clients, employees and materials as necessary
  • Conducts searches according to Faith Mission policies & procedures, for Reasonable Suspicion, or as directed by Shelter management.
  • Escorts staff, volunteers, visitors, and other persons as necessary between buildings, parking areas etc. Requirements for a Security Officer with Lutheran Social Services:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and insurance
    • Previous experience in a security role
    • Effective judgment and problem sensitivity skills in order to assess situations and manage to favorable outcomes
    • Able to communicate and work with a diverse group of individuals & in tense situations
    • Ability to handle and respond to conflict situations using de-escalation techniques
    • Experience with computers and MS Office applications As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

      Benefits with Lutheran Social Services:
      • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program
      • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
      • Dental and Vision insurance
      • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
      • Health Savings Account
      • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
      • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

        About Lutheran Social Services:

        We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

        Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Lutheran Social Service, Columbus , Security Officer, Other , Columbus, Ohio

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