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Security Officer
JCC of Youngstown
505 Gypsy Ln
Youngstown, OH 44504

Principal Responsibilities:

JOB TITLE: Security Officer

DEPARTMENT: Campus Security

REPORTS TO: Campus Security Coordinator

The Security Officer will contribute to the Vision, Mission and Values of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation by providing general building security on the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation campus and providing security support throughout the Youngstown Area Jewish Community with standards of excellence. Under the supervision of the Campus Security Coordinator, the Security Officer will contribute to the safety and peace of mind of all members, visitors, and staff by maintaining a post or security checkpoint, engaging the general public, and providing a security presence to the building and campus.

  1. Provide general building security.
  2. Greet visitors, ascertain their business, and provide information and directions as needed.
  3. Maintain a high visibility presence at a post or security checkpoint in the welcome area to prevent illegal or inappropriate actions throughout the facility and campus.
  4. Monitor campus surveillance equipment to identify disturbances or illegal acts.
  5. Coordinate and communicate with other security staff via portable radio.
  6. Be prepared to react and respond to emergency situations as necessary.
  7. Be a good witness who is able to communicate calmly and effectively in emergencies.
  8. Conduct themselves in a courteous and professional manner at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:


Must be OPOTA certified and a Commissioned or retired Police Officer to carry a firearm off-duty. Should possess knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard including the ability to think and act quickly and interact effectively and tactfully with members of the public. Ideal candidate will possess the qualities of integrity, tact, initiative, and sound judgement while adhering to standards of excellence.

Agency Information:

The mission of the Jewish Community Center (the JCC) is to create and maintain a standard of excellence in the areas of social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs for its members of all ages in a Jewish environment. In providing these services, the JCC continually strives to develop and strengthen Jewish identity, foster Jewish values and enrich the quality of life for its members as well as the greater community.