Security Officer

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown 
Nashville, TN
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW: Perform 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. 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.

2. Maintain order in the hotel, dealing with the welfare of guests, and assisting with door lock problems. Coordinate expedient response to emergency conditions such as fire, fire or safety hazards and threats to life and/or property in a calm, rational and persuasive manner. Handle undesired conduct and potential violations of hotel policy as warranted for the security and safety of hotel guests, associates, patrons and property. Requires grasping, lifting and or carrying or otherwise moving persons, packages, luggage, wheelchairs and safety equipment using manual dexterity of hands.

3. Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building. Conduct walk through observations of entire hotel. Promote safe work practices.

4. Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.

5. Observe the security 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.

6. Memorize and monitor life safety system installed at property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.

7. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

8. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

*Must have the ability to communicate in English.
*Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on the property.
*Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.

ADDITIONAL RQUIREMENTS:
*Previous overnight security experience
*Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
*Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move goods weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.
*Be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans
Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Crescent Hotels & Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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