Security Guard, Hegeman Supportive Housing

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

Hegeman Avenue Apartments is a supportive/affordable housing development located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. Hegeman Avenue Apartments provide affordable housing for low-income working families up to 60% of Area Median Income along with 42 units set aside for formerly homeless individuals who are ESSHI (Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative) eligible.  CAMBA provides on-site supportive services including case management and 24/7 front desk security services. Amenities include a community room with a kitchen, a library/computer room, a tenant garden and laundry room.

CAMBA, Inc. will lease 42 studio units for ESSHI (Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative) homeless individuals, living with a serious and persistent mental illness referred by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA). On-site support services for these units are also provided by CAMBA through a contract with the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). All public areas of the project will be fully handicapped accessible.

Position: Security Guard

Reports To: Shift Supervisor

Location: 212 Hegeman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212

What The Security Guard Does:

The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to: (1) Maintain access control and traffic inside facilities to ensure the order and security of people and property; (2) Detect and/or prevent fires, vandalism, theft, or infractions of the rules; (3) Maintain assigned posts throughout the facility until properly relieved; (4) Protect employees, visitors, and clients; (5) Observe and report irregularities such as unusual behavior, property damage, fire hazards, etc.; and (6) Provide directions to visitors when requested.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have 8 hour Pre-Assignment security guard training course certificate.
  • Must have 16 hour On-the-Job security guard training course certificate or obtain within 90 days of employment.
  • Must complete 8 Hour Annual In-Service Course each calendar year.
  • Must have and maintain a NYS Security Guard license.
  • Must obtain NYS Security Guard registration, and must maintain registration during employment.
  • Must obtain Fire Guard certification and maintain it throughout employment

Compensation: $18.00 per hour
Status: Full-time (35 hours per week) 
Benefits
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.