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Security Officer, Sergeant

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Security Officer, Sergeant
    Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Department: ATXNC SECURITY
    Shift: 6:30 A -6:30 P
    Job ID: 408502

We are searching for a Sergeant Security Officer for our Austin Location, Day Shift -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform field supervision of patrol and standing post activities, supervise and personally perform investigative work, and perform assigned administrative activities in carrying out the directions of the Commissioned Security Lieutenant or above. In addition, the Commissioned Security Sergeant is to assist in protecting the staff, patients, visitors, and assets of Texas Children's Hospital. To support the Texas Children's Hospital by providing a visible front-line supervisory presence, efficiently handling customer inquiries, and requests for assistance, conducting weapons and equipment inspections and documents as needed, and ensuring smooth traffic flow. To provide support to the Security Operations Managers and Lieutenants as required. Acts as a shift supervisor in the absence of the lieutenant or manager as directed

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Job Duties & Responsibilities
•   Provides supervisory security functions at designated posts and patrol locations
•   Patrols the Hospital
•   Monitors traffic and parking in designated areas
•   Operates Texas Children’s Hospital vehicles and other assigned duties
•   Responds to emergency situations
•   Attends training and keeps certifications up to date
•   Limited Supervisory Duties

Skills & Requirements
•   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
•   H.S. Diploma or GED
•   Licenses/Certifications: LCSO - Commissioned Security Officer by the Texas Department of Public Safety - Private Security Board, acquired within 180 days of entering the role, CAHSO - Cert Adv Healthcare Sec Officer by the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS), acquired within 90 days of entering the role, TDR - Texas Driver's License by the State of Texas, acquired within 90 days of entering the role. Must pass a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check demonstrating a clear driving record as defined by the routine driver qualifications outlined in the Texas Children's Fleet Safety Policy and Procedure by the job entry date. Must also maintain a clean driving record. Must pass a Physical Fitness Test performed by Texas Children's Employee Health Services and/or an affiliate by the job entry date.
•   3 years Security, law enforcement, or military experience


About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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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.

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