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Front Desk Security Officer

Company: Childrens Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus Eligible

About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org .

Department Overview:

The Children's Minnesota Security Team strives to be a welcoming group of professionals who provide a safe environment for our patients, families, visitors, and staff. This team pride themselves on keeping our hospitals safe; to allow our patients and families to stay focused on their child's health and well-being.

Position Summary:

The Security Officer at the Children's Hospital of Minneapolis is responsible for the day to day activities of ensuring a safe and secure Children's campus. The Security Officer will maintain a safe environment through patrol of the hospital, grounds and outlying buildings. This position will respond to all calls both emergency and non-emergency as they occur or in order of importance. The Security Officer's core role is to promote a safe environment for patients, visitors and hospital employees.


This is a pipeline requisition and does not represent any one particular job opening. By applying to this pipeline requisition, your application will be reviewed for all Security Officer openings based upon your qualifications and your disclosed work preferences. You will be contacted if your experience and preferences match at least one of our current openings. Your application will be reviewed for both part time and full time positions. This job posting is re-created every six months from Job Posting Date (bottom of job posting). Please read further for more information about this role.


Key Requirements:

  • Must possess a Valid Driver's License as required in the state (Must meet minimum criteria of Children's Fleet Management Policy).
  • Must be able to successfully pass background checks of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) and Department of Human Services (DHS).
  • Must be able to prepare verbal and written reports.
  • Good verbal, writing and computer skills required.
  • Must complete and pass use of force training within 30 days of hire.
  • Must complete and pass Basic Life Support (BLS) and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training within 90 days of hire.
  • Must be able to wear respiratory protection (N-95 respirator, full face respirator and PAPR), be fit tested and able to pass respirator physical.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Business, Psychology or Sociology preferred.
      • Prior experience responding and intervening in emergency situations such as crisis de-escalation, intervention, detainment of suspects, reporting and investigating incidents, and enforcing organizational policy preferred.
      • Prior Law Enforcement or security experience preferred.
      • Emergency Operations Center experience preferred.
      • Healthcare knowledge/experience preferred.
        License/Certification Preferences:
        • POST skills completed, International Association of Hospital Safety and Security (Basic), First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or OSHA first responder certifications preferred.
        • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI), Physical Security Professional (PSP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), a plus.
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.
          • Ability to work independently and as a team.
          • Ability to communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing.
          • Ability to retain knowledge, information, and directions on an ongoing basis and communicate effectively with others.
          • Ability to comprehend numerous policies, procedures, concepts and to be able to make decisions using discretion and interpretive judgment based on general and specific policies.
          • Ability to maintain accurate records.
          • Must be customer service oriented.
          • Knowledge of verbal and physical de-escalation, use of force continuum and arrest laws preferred.
          • Ability to walk and climb stairs.
          • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
          • Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.
          • Ability to see and hear accurately in both day and nighttime conditions.
          • Skill in operating portable radio devices.
          • Ability to detect irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards and emergency situations.
          • Effectively contacts and interacts with emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel as required.
          • Ability to restrain or subdue an individual.
          • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
            Physical Demands:

            Please click here to view the Physical Demands

            All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.

            Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer. Associated topics: explosive detection, guard, loss prevention, patrol officer, protect, public safety officer, safety officer, school, security, watchman

Keywords: Childrens Minnesota, Minneapolis , Front Desk Security Officer, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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