Security Officer (Full Time, With Benefits)

Organization: Zoo New England (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for the safety and security of ZNE’s visitors, staff, collection and property.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Enforce all Massachusetts Criminal laws and report any violations to appropriate persons. Enforce all Company policies and procedures and report all violations to immediate supervisor. Enforce all Company traffic rules and issue traffic tickets, as required. Maintain a highly visible patrol of Zoo grounds. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude at all times.Write clear and concise Incident Reports, as necessary. Complete Daily Activity Logs and pass down log. Follow all departmental policies/procedures and orders. Respond to all emergencies. Perform required Watchmen Tours at both parks. Respond to all radio calls for the Security department. Assist guests and staff, as necessary. Report all safety/fire hazards to the Security Site supervisor through Daily Activity Log. Participate in all departmental training programs. Lock/unlock buildings or gates, as needed. Perform any additional duties as required. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions for prolong periods of time. Notify appropriate personnel of incidents and/or problems. Report any and all situations that are out-of-the-norm. Ensure site is free of trash and/or hazards. Certification in CPR / AED and First Aid

Minimum Job Requirements:

Must be dependable, trustworthy, reliable and have a good moral character. Able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. Ability to follow directions both, written and verbal. Must remain alert at all times while on duty. Capable of making sound judgments. Ability to deal with others in a reasonable and calm manner without being offensive. Ability to remain calm in an emergency/crisis situation. Ability to maintain control over your own emotions. Confident in own abilities to perform the duties required. Valid Driver’s license. High School diploma or GED. Reliable means of communication for emergencies (i.e. Home & Cell phone). Current First Responder and / or CPR & AED certifications.

Preferred Job Requirements:

Meet all of the minimum requirements.3 years’ experience in Security, Law Enforcement or Military. Capable of deductive reasoning. Report writing experience.

Location: Franklin Park, Boston and Stone Zoo, Stoneham

Salaried: $ 9.00

How to Submit a Job Application

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Department of Human Resources

Zoo New England

One Franklin Park Road

Boston, MA 02121