Security Officer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim - Orange County | Orange, CA

Posted Date 5/17/2022
Description

Job Overview

Performs protective and enforcement functions in a courteous and restrained manner in coping with emergencies, undesired conduct, disturbances and threats to life and property to maintain a safe and secure environment.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Spend majority of shift on foot patrol, walking, climbing stairs of the interior and perimeter of the hotel to observe and identify potential security and safety risks or undesirable conditions. Requires verbal communication using pager and two-way radio, bending, stooping and kneeling as in performing CPR.
  • Maintain order in the hotel, dealing with the welfare of guests, e.g. assisting with door lock problems; coordinate, expedient response to emergency conditions such as fire, safety hazards and threats to life and/or property in a calm, rational and persuasive manner. Handle undesired conduct, violations of hotel policy and civil laws as warranted for the security and safety of hotel guests, employees, patrons and property.
  • Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.
  • Observe the CCTV monitors for any unusual activity and in the case of suspicious behavior report directly, via radio, to the supervisor on duty; report any alarms similarly.
  • Use a clear, concise speaking voice, listen with empathy, provide accurate information and document legibly all appropriate incident information.
  • Memorize and monitor life safety system installed at property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the requirements of the hotel.

  • Check employee packages as they exit to ensure no food or property is being removed. Screen persons entering this entrance for purpose and authorization.
  • Receive, record and store lost and found items. Research and respond to inquiries from guests concerning status of items. Mail out claimed items to owner.
  • Provide accurate information to inquirers for directions, hours of operation, etc.
  • Escort guests and employees as required to parking lots, provide same for employees carrying house banks.
  • Assist guest with door lock problems using moderately complex hand-held electronic apparatus.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Thorough knowledge of the layout of the building, function rooms, and some knowledge of the city and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information.
  • Ability to listen effectively, speak, read and write clearly to ascertain and document important information.
  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions for duration of shift.
  • Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.
  • Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on the property.
  • Ability to follow written and or verbal instructions.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move goods weighing a maximum of lbs. Sufficient manual dexterity in hands.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders at a rapid pace.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.
  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

Qualifications

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Prior law enforcement or other military experience preferred.
  • CPR certification and First Aid training preferred.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Prefer additional language ability

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Source: Spire Hospitality

Type
Full-Time

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