Security Specialist (Harrisburg & York) (Multiple locations)
compensation: Starts at $15.00/hour employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Planned Parenthood Keystone (PPKey) serves 37 counties in Pennsylvania, home to over half of Pennsylvania residents. We have administrative offices in the Lehigh Valley, Harrisburg, Warminster, and York. We operate 9 medical centers that serve over 22,000 patients annually and offer comprehensive sexuality education that reaches thousands of young adults.
Planned Parenthood Keystone is looking for individuals who are committed to supporting our shared goal of strengthening and enhancing our awareness and commitment to advancing the cause of racial & social justice in our organization.
PPKeystone is looking to hire a full-time, non-exempt Security Specialist. The Security Specialist reports to the Senior Security Specialist and will manage the day to day security operations for the assigned health center. The Security Specialist will play an integral role in ensuring the safety and security of employees, contractors, visitors, guests and company property. This position will travel regionally through the assigned territory.
Patrol Health Center and grounds to detect possible threats, unauthorized persons/vehicles, suspicious packages or damage to property
Respond to any incidents that occur during the shift, ensuring appropriate action is taken, all reports are properly completed, and appropriate parties are notified in a timely manner
Write detailed and accurate incident reports during the shift, including notation of any unusual activities and how issues were resolved; Preparing Daily Activity Reports (DAR) in accordance with established procedures
Monitoring alarms and video equipment including fire alarms, door alarms, and duress alarms; dispatching police, fire and EMS personnel, as required
Assist with building emergencies such as evacuations, fire alarms to ensure the safety of all
Monitor movement of visitors and assure visitors entering the building are authorized
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the senior security specialist
Additional tasks required as needed
Serve as an Ambassador for the organization to inspire support and connection with the mission and services provided by the affiliate
Ensure completion of required annual training
Adhere to all HIPAA and patient privacy regulations
Willingness to travel. Reliable means of transportation
Ability to travel regionally as much as 60%, mileage reimbursement will be provided according to policy
Technical competence, particularly in video management and alarm monitoring systems, with a strong understanding of security operations.
Excellent written communications and report writing skills
2 - 3 years of experience in the security industry(ies) or similar environment
Values and Commitments:
Commitment to Planned Parenthood’s mission and conviction to health equity and access to sexual and reproductive healthcare
Understanding of racism and commitment to racial and social justice
Awareness of multiple group identities and their dynamics, bringing a high level of self-awareness, empathy, and humility to interpersonal interactions; building of trust across diverse groups of people
Demonstrated ability to communicate and hear effectively across differences and reflect and act on feedback related to identity and equity with the aim to learn
Commitment to Planned Parenthood’s In This Together service ethos, workplace values, and service standards
Salary and Benefits:
Compensation for this position starts at $15.00 per hour
Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
Short Term Disability
Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability policy voluntary coverage options
401 (k) Retirement plan with up to 2% employer match
Generous vacation, leave, and holiday benefits
Planned Parenthood is an equal employment opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender and gender expression/identity, age, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, uniformed service member/veteran status, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values racial and social justice. We strongly encourage all persons to apply, including people of color and members of the LGBTQ community.