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Skilled Crafts Worker

Security Officer, CSO

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Security Officer, CSO
    Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Department: ATXNC SECURITY
    Shift: 6 A -6:30 P
    Job ID: 408812

We are searching for a Security Office CSO. - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide a safe and secure environment during the shift within the boundaries of the assigned position and/or post. This position is an armed position and therefore requires the CSO to become familiar with the rules and regulations of the armed CSO, the continual qualifications for proficiencies as well as the maintenance of the department-approved firearm. The officer will assist the general public, staff or patients in all matters of safety and security. The security officer patrols an assigned area and/or facility. The Security Officer CSO stands at 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/parent rule infractions and addresses them appropriately. This position may respond to all incidents by providing assistance as needed, protecting personnel and property within reason and securing the incident scene until properly relieved. This position conducts initial investigation of incidents, and is responsible for documenting incident details and completing all appropriate reports and forms as necessary.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

•   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: 
o   LCSO - Commissioned Security Office within 90 days of entering position
o   CHSO - Basic HC Security Officer within 180 days of entering position 
o   TDR - Texas Driver's License within 90 days of entering position 
o   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
•   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


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. 

To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit 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.

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