Security Officer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Law Enforcement

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator, CCAGP Security, the Security Officer is responsible for protecting patients, visitors, employees and center property by conducting regular patrols and enforcing center policies.

  • Protects patients, visitors and employees by providing escorts, patrolling grounds, and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Deters vandalism, theft and property abuse through routine patrols of all facility property to include inside areas as well as all parking lots and decks.
  • Enforces hospital and facility policies e.g. parking regulations, visitation policies, drug enforcement, tobacco free/smoking policy.
  • Monitors facility activity on closed circuit television to be alerted to any escalating situations that may require Security involvement.
  • Intervenes in patient, visitor and/or staff confrontations as appropriate.
  • Completes appropriate documentation of various incidents.
  • Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, alarm response, evacuation and internal and external disaster plans.
  • Patrols assigned posts and completes all post specific duties. Ensures that post remains clean, neat and free of all non-work related material.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Meets the Basic Physical Fitness standards upon hire and on an annual basis.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Education:

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in Criminal Justice or completion of private police training as approved by O.P.O.T.C., (Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission) or military reserves or an honorable discharge from the U.S. Military.

  • Certifications:

  • Must be insurable and meet expectations of the Cleveland Clinic Transportation & Fleet Vehicle Policy/plan to be permitted to drive a company vehicle.
  • Valid Ohio drivers license required.

  • Complexity of Work:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and direct manner.
  • Meets the standards of the Basic Physical Fitness Standards upon hire and on an annual basis.

  • Work Experience:

  • One year previous experience as Security Officer preferred.

  • Physical Requirements:

    Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
  • The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

    Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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