Security Guard

Other Johnstown, PA


Qualifications :

HS Graduate with  prior security officer experience, preferably in healthcare. 

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to directly to the PTC clinical director, but routinely responds to program supervisors and facility director. Provides patient and staff security in assigned areas. Interacts extensively with patients to enhance quality of care and orderliness within the facility.

Primary Purpose of Position

The primary purpose of the position of Security Guard is to greet patients and visitors coming into the PTC facility and monitor both the interior and exterior areas of the building.

Duties and Responsibilities

In performing work within this job category, the Security Guard will routinely:

  1. Patrols assigned areas on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  2. Examines doors, windows to determine that they are secure.
  3. Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  4. Provides public assistance and information.
  5. Watches for and reports irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, behavior problems, and security doors left unlocked; sounds alarm in case of fire or presence of security threat.
  6. Participate in safety inspections and the Safety Committee as needed.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill

1.         Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

2.         Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.

3.         Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 

4.         Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.

5.         Ability to resolve patient complaints and concerns.

6.         Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

7.         Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the operation of a methadone program.

Work Environment:

The work environment for this position is typical of that found in most office settings, and provides limited exposure to hazardous equipment or situations. There is little driving associated with the position other than for the attendance of meetings and trainings, however security personnel are required to maintain a current driver's license and insurance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.