Security Officer - Sanctuary
Kanab, Utah / Hourly / Full time
The Best Friend's Mission is to do nothing short of making history by bringing about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. Our goal is that every animal shelter in every community in the country be no kill by the end of 2025.
The fact is, we have a great culture, populated by fun, dedicated and brilliant people. But we're always looking for talented people who can help us make history, and that's where you come in. If you want to be a part of history and end the killing of shelter pets by 2025, apply today for one of our open job opportunities!

Locations: Kanab, UT

Hiring Range: This position’s hiring range is anticipated to be $18.00 to $22.00 hourly, depending on experience.

Manager interviews will start the week of February 19th and will continue weekly until the position is filled. (Recruiter phone screens will occur prior to these).

Promotes a positive and secure environment for our residences, animals, guests, and staff. By ensuring physical security at the Sanctuary. Promotes security standards and practices at all levels of the organization and administers the security program within Canyon Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Treat people around you with Kindness and Compassion, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, prioritize your well-being like you do our mission, and work to build strong relationships with your colleagues by participating in communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture you add to your team dynamic.
  • Patrol premises during various hours of the day to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates. Answer alarms and investigate disturbances. Responds to all emergency codes for assistance and control. Patrols and inspects facility frequently to assist in maintaining a safer and more secure environment. Assists employees with security related matters, mediate disputes, conduct interviews, and conduct searches.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented in all contacts with visitors and staff. Implement physical security measures in support of Sanctuary staff, residents, facilities, and equipment.
  • Investigates and completes written reports of complaints, critical security incidents and unusual activities involving employees and visitors. Maintains an accurate log of all relevant security activities during each shift.
  • Assists staff in handling Security related situations. Ensures security policies are being followed. Patrols unoccupied areas and sets the alarms when appropriate. Locks and unlocks facility doors at prescribed times Checks alarms to ensure they are in proper working order.
  • Enforcement of administrative rules and regulations throughout the Sanctuary.
  • Notify appropriate departments of security needs.
  • Appropriately and effectively utilizes assigned non-lethal weapon according to policy and training.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a current First Aid/First Responder certification or the ability to get said certification.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented in all contacts with visitors and staff.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret maps, diagrams, and equipment operations manuals; maintain records; make basic arithmetical calculations.
  • Work with a positive outlook, upbeat, energetic, and takes initiative.
  • Ability to accommodate changes in work priorities and/or scheduling.
  • Collaborative nature and willingness to work with various colleagues.
  • Willingness to learn on the job is a must.
  • Valid driver’s license, with 3 years clean driving record.

Physical Requirements:

· Working outdoors, ability to perform physical work requiring coordination, agility, strength, and stamina. Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 80 pounds); prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society.  Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

Culture Statement and Responsibility
We value attitude over aptitude, and we treat Kindness as a discipline because it is paramount in our culture along with our other Guiding Principles. Culture is how we talk to and treat ourselves and one another, it's how we generate and respond to change, it's how we plan and make decisions, it's how we do what we do.
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About Best Friends

Best Friends recently received a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award from Energage.

Visit the Best Friends Animal Society page on the Energage Top Workplaces award winners' site here to learn more. Not only do we take pride in cultivating a welcoming and supportive community and culture for our employees, but we also offer competitive benefits that make it easy to see why we were granted such an awesome award! We offer competitive pay including the opportunity to receive a discretionary bonus based on performance. We offer medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability, dependent care reimbursement, pet sitting reimbursement when traveling for work, flexible spending account, and health savings account. We offer generous paid time off up to 9 hours per month for full time employees, nine paid holidays annually, auto insurance discount, and legal and identity theft coverage.  For added well-being support, we offer Pawternity Leave for employees to have time to care for their personal pets, mental health support, and an employee assistance program. We also offer a generous 401k savings plan. Do you want to love where you work and make history and end the killing of shelter pets by 2025? Look no further and apply today!

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status. Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

 

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