Security Officer, NCSO

Position: Security Officer, NCSO

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Shift: All Shifts

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Security Officer NSCO -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist the general public, staff and/or patients in all matters of safety and security.  The security officer NCSO staffs a post as instructed and serves as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions, detects suspicious activities, watches for criminal acts or client rule infractions and addressed them appropriately. This position’s primary function is to assist with access control and visitor management into appropriate secure areas. The Security Officer NCSO also observes and reports any issues dealing with safety and security of their assigned post to the Security upper leader.

Responsibilities :

  • Provides security functions at designated posts during varying hours and shifts
  • Ensures that the required sign-in logs and documents are properly maintained as prescribed by departmental procedures
  • Monitors the area as assigned, observing all conditions around their post and/or floor assigned for potential threats to the safety of patients, visitors, employees and medical staff
  • Completes Daily Activity Reports (DAR), Incident and TCH Online reports as required by hospital and departmental procedures
  • Assists in emergency situations by following the proper procedure for response
  • Ensures daily functionality of radio equipment and reports any operational issues to supervisor
  • Responds to and assists hospital personnel with patient transport, elevator prioritization and reports during fire alarms, accidents, missing child alerts and elevator entrapments
  • Trains for and responds to disaster situations in the hospital to include visitor management functions, emergency lockdown, active patrol, de-escalations, security standbys and other emergency job functions


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • NSCO from the Texas Department of Public Safety – Private Security Board acquired within 90 days of entering the role required
  • Texas Driver’s License acquired within 90 days of entering the role required
  • Must pass a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check demonstrating a clear driving record
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association preferred
  • 1-year security, law enforcement, military, or customer service experience required
  • A bachelor’s degree may substitute for the 1 year of required security, law enforcement, military, or customer service experience

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