Security Guard


Full Job Description
Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive. We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in: Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA operates or supports 10 permanent housing units in Harlem and The Bronx, for individuals and families who are chronically homeless, living with HIV/AIDS or suffering from serious and persistent mental illness and/or chemical addictions. Our permanent housing programs are coupled with supportive services to ensure that our residents can maintain their stable housing and independent lifestyles.

Position: Security Guard
Reports To: Assistant Program Manager
Location: various locations throughout Harlem and Bronx

What The Security Guard Does:

Maintain access control and traffic inside facilities to maintain order and security of people and property.
Detect and/or prevent fires, vandalism, theft, or infractions of the rules.
Maintain assigned post throughout the facility until properly relived.
Protect employees, visitors and clients.
Provide directions to visitors when requested.
Employ crisis prevention/intervention and crisis management skills when conflict occurs
Observe and report irregularities such as unusual tenant behavior, trespassers, fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
Document in the security logbook and incident report forms property damage, unusual occurrences, and incidents with employees, visitors and tenants.
Minimum Education/Experience Required:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.
Other Requirements:

Must have 8-hour pre-assignment security guard training course certificate.
Must have 16 hour on the job security training course certificate or obtain it within 90days of employment.
Must complete 8-hour annual in service course each calendar year.
Must have and maintain a NYS State Security Guard license.
Must obtain NYS Security guard registration, and must maintain registration during employment.
Must obtain Fire Guard Certification (F02) and maintain it throughout employment
Must be able to work weekends.
CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.

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