Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • Security Officer I

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    Job Location : Street
    1741 Ashland Ave
    # of Hours
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    Pos. Type
    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    The Security Officer I is responsible for the safety/security of all visitors, patients, staff, etc., utilizing KKI facilities.  This person is responsible for checking and verifying that anyone entering facility has proper identification of signs in acknowledging purpose of visit. This staff member will assure that everyone adheres to all security policies relating to the institute. This is an entry level position requiring basic report writing and clerical skills. This employee will handle any disturbances that may arise while on duty. This staff member is considered to be an essential employee and is expected to report to work during weather emergencies.


    1. Demonstrate and comply with all related post orders and KKI’s policies and procedures.
    2. Assure enforcement of all policies/procedures relating to parking and security on KKI property.
    3. Provide for the safety/security of all visitors, patients, staff, etc. utilizing KKI’s methods, protocol, policy and procedure.
    4. Effectively communicate with KKI staff, vendors, patients and visitors and present a positive/professional image. Check employee IDs and sign-in visitors.
    5. Prepare reports as required.
    6. Assure that assigned work environments are properly maintained and clean. Report safety/security issues and property defects to appropriate authority in a timely fashion.
    7. Must thoroughly understand and comply with all emergency procedures and competencies and be able to demonstrate knowledge.
    8. Attend/take part in all training and staff meetings when scheduled.
    9. Document and report all suspicious activity.
    10. Arm/disarm alarm systems and monitor CCTV systems.
    11. Inspect packages carried out of buildings by KKI employees to assure individual has proper pass/authorization for removal.
    12. Inspect packages entering the buildings carried by visitors for contraband.



    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • Attainment of Basic Officer Certification through I.A.H.S.S. or other certified program is preferred.


    • Position requires previous security work experience, military training or sufficient professional training from an accredited university/community college for courses related to the security profession.



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