Security Guard, Vincent Cyrus Plaza 57 Supportive Housing

Part 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.

Vincent Cyrus Plaza 57 Supportive Housing (VCP 57) is a 43 unit affordable/supportive housing development located in the East Harlem section of New York City. The 43 units are studio apartments set aside for formerly homeless people with HIV/AIDS.  CAMBA is the on-site service provider at VCP 57 and offers case management and 24/7 security.

Position: Security Guard

Reports To: Program Manager

Location: 57 East 128th Street, New York, NY 10035​

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.
  • May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
  • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.
  • May be required to obtain F-80 Fire Safety Coordinator certification.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.
  • Must obtain Annual PPD Test

Compensation: $15.30 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.

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.