Security Officer - CSO

Position: Security Officer - CSO

Job ID: 166410

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC Security Services

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 10p - 10a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.

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  • Provide security functions at designated post locations
  • Patrol the Hospital(s) and/or Texas Children’s Community Locations
  • Monitor traffic and parking in designated areas
  • Operate Texas Children’s Hospital vehicles and other assigned duties
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Attend and complete hospital and departmental required training
  • Periodically foot patrol specific buildings assigned, observing visitors, patient, and staff for compliance to the organization’s rules and protocol
  • Report any hazardous conditions and suspicious activity to the supervisor and dispatch, using radio and other means of communication according to established departmental procedures
  • Ensure that all emergency vehicles have ready access to Emergency Center dock for offloading of patients and provide assistance with helistop patient transport to inpatient areas
  • Operate and maintain TCH and departmental equipment and supplies
  • May respond in the case of an emergency and use AED, or assist in providing basic life support, and utilize Personal Protective Equipment



  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Licenses/Certifications:
  • LCSO - Commissioned Security Office within 90 days of entering position
  • CHSO - Basic HC Security Officer within 180 days of entering position
  • TDR - Texas Driver's License within 90 days of entering position
  • BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support
  • Physical fitness test required
  • 1 year experience in security, law enforcement, or military required
  • A Bachelor's degree may substitute for the 1 year of required Security, law enforcement, or military experience

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