Security Guard, Bronx Grove 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. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

Bronx Grove is a building which was developed and is operated by CAMBA Housing Ventures.  The project has 323 total number of dwelling units, 194 units will be supported by social services.  There will be an onsite superintendent.  The unit distribution is 97 ESSHI units and 97 NY 15/15. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider. Sixty one apartments, 60% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house chronically homeless single adults and families who, the head of households, are diagnosed with chronic health conditions. The remaining 129 units are occupied by community residents, who may require some services.

Position: Security Guard

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 261 East 202nd Street and 270 East 203rd street, Bronx, NY 10458

What the Security Guard Does:

  • Monitor and ensure the security and fire safety of the entire facility.
  • Employ crisis prevention/intervention and crisis management skills when conflict occurs.
  • Patrol buildings and grounds of facilities where CAMBA programs are located.
  • Examine doors, windows, gates and all fire exits to determine that they are secure and in accordance with all fire regulations.
  • Observe and report irregularities such as unusual tenant behavior, trespassers, fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
  • Monitor tenants and facility via security camera systems.
  • Conduct fire safety patrol and report findings or fire safety concerns to appropriate supervisory personnel.
  • Conduct security screenings of all tenants and visitors entering the facility.
  • Issue commendations to support positive tenant behaviors such as peers helping peers, compliance with rules and regulations, etc.
  • Counsel tenants that violate rules (such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles) and complete infraction reports.
  • Observe departing employees, visitors and/or tenants to guard against theft of CAMBA property.
  • Document in the security log book and incident report forms property damage, unusual occurrences, and incidents with employees, visitors and tenants.
  • Maintain assigned equipment per shift.
  • Sign equipment in and out for each shift.
  • May provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Obtain “Criminal History Checks” (CHC) fingerprinting through the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice System).
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Must have 8 hour Pre-Assignment security guard training course certificate.
  • Must obtain 16 hour On-the-Job security guard training course certificate 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 hourly
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.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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