Security Guard

  • Full Time
  • Bronx, NY
  • Applications have closed

Children's Aid

Children’s Aid (CA), established in 1853, is one of New York City’s leading child and family service organizations. The Bronx Family Center operates Child Welfare Family Services, Early Childhood programming, a health clinic, a teen center and more. The campus is comprised of three buildings; 910 E 172nd Street, 1515 Southern Blvd and the Next Generation Center. CA is looking for a Security Guard to join the Bronx Campus Security Team.

Location: Bronx Health Center and Foster Care Services – 910 East 172nd Street, Bronx, NY 10460


Secure and maintain assigned post(s), monitor surveillance cameras, check in visitors.
Observe activities, report irregularities, and maintain security log.
Responds to all emergencies; involved in crisis situations through direction of Security Lead.
Back up other security posts.
Escorts staff to safety as needed; assists with arranging car service as needed.
Serves on emergency response team. Responds to all safety related incidents and emergencies. Has working knowledge of security camera system. Assists with fire and other emergency drills.
Take coaching, training and development as needed.
Operates paging system.
Learn and follow all existing safety protocols; ensuring the safety of staff and clients in the building.
Recognize and reports signs of drug use, child abuse or criminal activity.




Education & Experience

5 years’ experience as a security officer in a multi-floor or building environment required.
De-escalation training required.
Good verbal and written skills.
Physically fit required (e.g. Ability to lift or carry 20lbs).
HS Graduate/GED required.
Basic computer skills required, particularly email and calendar. Experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint preferred.


Other Qualifications:

Effective communication skills.
Professional approach; resourceful, dependable, approachable.
Bilingual English/Spanish helpful.


Professional Development

Participate in offered trainings, workshops, In-Service days, and/or All-Staff conferences.
Maintain certification requirement and proof of attendance in professional activities.


Health and Safety

Adhere to all state and city licensing requirements and CPR/first aid certification.
Maintain a healthy and safe environment (i.e. safely store cleaning supplies, equipment, mark wet floors, etc.).

Location: -Bronx
Activation Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Expiration Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022