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Security Specialist

American Heritage Schools
Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

American Heritage Schools of Broward County is currently accepting applications for Security Specialist. American Heritage Schools places security and safety as a top priority. The Security Department utilizes high tech monitoring, surveillance, and communications systems that are manned 24 hours a day.




AMERICAN LEARNING SYSTEMS

JOB TITLE

Security Specialist

DIVISION/ DEPARTMENT

Security

LOCATION

12200 W Broward Blvd Plantation, FL 33325

REPORTS TO

Director of Security

DATE

October 2022


POSITION OVERVIEW



PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Know all of the duties and procedures specified in the American Heritage “Safety & Security Procedures” manual and perform duties as assigned to security personnel as specified in the manual.
  • Maintain a secure environment by patrolling assigned posts on foot or in vehicle. Must be at post at all times until relieved by a Security Specialist.
  • Conduct roving patrols.
  • Protect, secure and provide assistance to the personnel, students, guests, visitors and/or property of the school.
  • Entry of reports.
  • Prepare and maintain daily logs and records of incidents and hazardous conditions.
  • Direct traffic. Issue citations for speeding, parking and other violations of rules and regulations. Take statements from principles and witnesses of infractions and issue reports to the Director of Security. Perform traffic control to enforce speed limits.
  • Limit access to the property by vehicles and personnel traffic.
  • Screen employees, guests and visitors to the school facilities by closely reviewing ID badges and other means of identification.
  • Monitor security alarms and fire systems. Assist Principals with students during fire evacuation, fire drills, evacuations, lockdowns or other emergency situations.
  • Protect property from danger of sabotage, espionage and intrusion. Detect and observe any unusual or abnormal conditions; assess the situation and institute emergency procedures via radio or telephone.
  • Act to prevent further destruction or loss of property, protect people or overcome and apprehend persons who precipitated the emergency. Respond to alarms and/or telephone/radio calls by determining and taking appropriate action.
  • Monitor the visitor sign-in/sign-out log; record visitor’s name, address, place visited and direct them to the appropriate office or arrange for escorts when needed.
  • Maintain radio communication with other Security Specialists and Director of Security. Relay messages and dispatch patrols and equipment to meet routine and emergency situations.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Present a neat and professional appearance at all times.


SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Military or law enforcement experience is required.



WORKING CONDITIONS

WORK ENVIRONMENT


CLASS: Exempt/Hourly HOURS / SHIFTS


BENEFITS

  • See above for details

OTHER


Employee understands that other tasks or duties may be added or assigned from time to time, in the discretion of the administration. The School reserves the right to modify, change, or amend this job description at any time. This is not a contract of employment. If you are employed under a contract with the School, you should refer to your contract regarding specific terms outlined therein concerning the duration of your employment. This job description supplements your duties and responsibilities.





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American Heritage Schools

Address

Fort Lauderdale, FL
33325 USA

Industry

Real Estate

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