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175 North Beacon Street

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compensation: Pay determined by qualifications and years of experience
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Perkins School for the Blind, located near Boston, was the first school for the blind chartered in the United States in 1829. For over 180 years, the staff at Perkins have been providing quality services to students and clients who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind and multi-impaired. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff. Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, flexible hours

Benefits include:

  • 10 paid vacation days.
  • 4 paid personal days.
  • 9 paid sick days.
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance; LTD and Life insurance.
  • Retirement programs
  • Staff development and training.
  • $18,000 reimbursement package for any continuing education expenses.

    Summary: As a Security Representative, you will provide best-in-class security for Perkins School for the Blind, conducting focused patrols by foot or vehicle in order to protect people, property, and information within your assigned area of responsibility. You will work as part of a team, but must also be prepared to act independently as the situation may warrant.

    Responsibilities include:
  • To patrol buildings and grounds of school facilities on a regular basis while on duty; to ensure security and safety of campus by examining doors, windows, and gates; to record inspection times of assigned inspection locations in security log diaries.
  • Checking electronic and mechanical devices that require monitoring and recording, and reporting any abnormal conditions.
  • To place telephone call(s) to Administrative Emergency Contact (AEC) on duty at prescribed daily time and/or other public safety officers and school officials depending of the type and circumstance of the emergency or events.
  • Performs janitorial duties and sets thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms.
  • Ensuring that facilities and restricted areas are properly secured.
  • Verifying need for entry and issuing badges to visitors and staff.
  • Rendering first-responder services to all emergencies and incidents within the scope of your training.
  • Preparing written incident reports.
  • Using various computer applications.
  • Using various equipment such as fire extinguishers, first aid supplies, etc.
  • Providing access control, security, and customer interface on campus during the normal course of business and event-related assignments.
  • Answering phone calls and documenting all messages and requests.
  • Performing specialized additional duties relating to controlling computer systems and facility access as needed.

    Minimum Requirements:
    High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    2 years' experience in a role requiring solid interpersonal skills.
    Ability to spend periods of time walking or standing.
    Ability to perform first-responder rescue activities involved with medical or facility emergency situations.
    Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR, or the ability to acquire such knowledge through training.
    Knowledge of basic physical security techniques and principles, or the ability to acquire such knowledge through training.
    Ability to present a neat, clean, non-threatening appearance and professional demeanor.
    Ability to demonstrate poise and self-control under stress.
    Basic computer proficiency.
    Dedication to excellent customer service.
    Good analytical skills.

    Preference will be given to candidates with:
    Associates degree.
    Military experience.

    Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYEE
    • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
    • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

    post id: 6915016501

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