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Residential Security Worker

Low Income Housing Institute
Seattle, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Job Description(Residential) Security Worker




Hours:  FT, 10PM-6AM, Friday-Tuesday

Reports to: Area Manager

Compensation:  $16.74- 17.75

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, long term disability, vacation & sick leave

POSITION TYPE: Non-exempt position. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).


The Security Staff duties are primarily security duties for a building with 24/7 staff.



  1. Foster a safe, clean and peaceful environment.
  2. Provide an onsite presence mainly at the reception desk monitoring the building through security camera and   monitoring the people as they enter and exit the building.   The purpose is to assist with deterring theft, violence, vandalism, illegal activities or infractions of property rules.
  3. Enforce house rules and guest policies.
  4. Monitor individuals entering and exiting the property.
  5. Monitor activities and appearance of the common areas – entry, hallways, bathrooms and community rooms.
  6. Respond to residents concerns and questions regarding the building.
  7. Respond to emergencies on site, being on-call with a cell phone and performing grounds checks.  Call 911 in case of emergencies such as fire or injuries.  Alert LIHI staff and management of incidents, safety concerns and other related issues.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


  1. One year property security experience.
  2. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  3. Experience working with low-income people.
  4. Good communication skills.
  5. Must pass criminal background and drug test.



New hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date; except where accommodations are required by law. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required unless an accommodation is made.

 The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified members of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the e-verify system.





About us:


The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has a 30-year history and track record of owning and  managing low-income housing; developing innovative solutions to homelessness; advocating  for housing justice; providing supportive services; and operating hygiene services for homeless  people at our Urban Rest Stops. LIHI staff have developed over 4,500 affordable housing units  and manages over 2,500 units including rental housing, permanent supportive housing and   transitional housing. The populations served include: families, singles, seniors, veterans, young  adults, immigrants, low wage workers, and people living with physical and mental disabilities.  LIHI is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in the state. Our properties are  located in Seattle, King County, and five adjacent counties. LIHI is a national leader in   sponsoring tiny house villages as a crisis solution to homelessness. Annually, the tiny house  villages and shelters serve 1,000 homeless people and our hygiene programs serve over 8,000 homeless people. LIHI is a BIPOC organization committed to anti-displacement, equitable  development, and social racial justice. LIHI staff is collaborative, dynamic, and dedicated to  taking bold steps in ending homelessness and creating supportive communities for people to   thrive.  


Low Income Housing Institute


Seattle, WA
98102 USA


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