Overnight Security Officer
Company: The Capitol Hotel, An Ascend Collection
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Principal Responsibilities: Responsible for protecting hotel
assets and guest property. Oversees the safety of guests and
co-workers through a process of observation, inspection and
inquiry. Immediately reports unsafe conditions to management and
monitors corrective action taken, reporting all significant issues
to his immediate supervisor.Essential Functions: (This list is not
comprehensive, but indicates duties and responsibilities which may
be redefined pursuant to operational needs)
- Provide a deterrent to criminal activity by engaging in a
continuous, highly visible foot patrol of the property, while
maintaining radio contact with the PBX operator and the MOD.
- Monitor the property by video surveillance and respond to all
suspicious circumstances and safety hazards.
- Investigate all criminal activity and vehicular accidents
occurring on the property, coordinating all activities with local
authorities and the MOD. May assist the MOD in investigating injury
accidents involving guests and hotel employees.
- Maintain a thorough understanding of the hotel's fire
suppression system, evacuation procedures and emergency directives.
Serve as the hotel's Fire Safety Officer (FSO) during your duty
shift and all times be available to assist and advise the MOD
during emergent conditions.
- Monitor employee ingress and egress from the property,
inspecting packages and personal property pursuant to the hotel's
policy. Monitor compliance with all hotel policies and report those
employees who violate policy.
- Handle lost property in accordance with the hotel's
- Maintain keys entrusted to you and execute key control
procedures for other departments as directed.
- Greet guests with a friendly and sincere acknowledgement and
handle guest inquiries in a cordial, expeditious and efficient
- Maintain strict personal compliance with all corporate, hotel
and department directives. Practice safe work habits and utilize
PPE when appropriate.SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONSIn addition to performance
of the essential functions, this position may be required to
perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with
the percentage of time performing each function to be solely
determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements
of the company.
- Attend all mandatory meetings.
- Complete all necessary reports.
- Work in a team environment, assisting co-workers as
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or
required.OTHER DUTIESAssimilate into the Packard culture through
understanding, supporting and participating in all elements of
corporate policies. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service
standards.Regular attendance in conformance with the standards,
which may be established by Packard from time to time, is essential
to the successful performance of this position.Due to the cyclical
nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to
work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the
hotel.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Below is a listing of the physical
requirements for standard performance of this job:Frequency Key:
Rare, Occasional, Frequent, or ConstantPhysical Activity
FrequencySitting OccasionalWalking, Standing ConstantClimbing
Stairs FrequentCrouching/Bending/Stooping OccasionalReaching
OccasionalGrasping FrequentPushing/Pulling Occasionally up to 100
lbsNear Vision ConstantFar Vision ConstantHearing ConstantTalking
FrequentSmelling ConstantLifting/Carrying (50 lbs.) FrequentSAFETY
REQUIREMENTS OSHA laws require the use of the following Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing work duties that have
the potential of risk to your health of safety: - Latex and/or
rubber gloves - Leather shoes with rubber soles - Safety belt -
Safety glassesTeam members will be trained in the proper use and
care of assigned PPE. The hotel provides the required PPE. It is
your responsibility to report defective, damaged or lost PPE, or
equipment that does not fit properly, to your
Manager.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPSPositions directly reporting to
this position (titles): - NoneSPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND
- Ability to arrive to work on time and when scheduled.
- Physically able to move or drag large objects such as:
unconscious persons or persons in wheelchairs.
- Physically able to operate handheld radios, computers and
keyboards, locks and keys.
- Ability to read and recognize room numbers and hazard-related
- Ability to communicate effectively with guests and other team
members in English, verbally and in written form.
- Ability to understand and follow directions, and perform job
functions with limited supervision.
- Ability to follow all safety procedures and standards and
ability to recognize and act in emergency situations.QUALIFYING
STANDARDSEducationHigh School graduate or equivalent preferred, but
not required.Experience6 months to 1 year of security experience at
the time of employment is preferred.Licenses or
CertificatesPossession of a state-issued, PPSO guard card is
required at the time of employment. The employee must have no
disqualifying criminal convictions that would preclude him from
being registered by the BSIS, or otherwise deem him unsuitable for
the position (specific standards available).GroomingAll team
members must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance
(specific standards available).OtherBi-lingual language ability
(English/Spanish) preferred.NOTICE: The hospitality business
functions seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. In addition,
this is a hospitality business and a hospitable service atmosphere
must be projected at all times.Upon employment, all employees are
required to fully comply with Avalon rules and regulations for the
safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Employees who
violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary
action, up to and including termination of employment.Job Type:
Part-timePay: From $13.00 per hourBenefits:
- Employee discountSchedule:
- 8 hour shift
- Night shift
- WeekendsWork Location:
- One locationWork Remotely:
- NoWork Location: One location
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