Security Guard
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP - New York, NY

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Description/Job Summary The Security Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe working environment for Firm Partners, employees, clients, guests and vendors. This role monitors and authorizes all incoming and outgoing traffic to protect persons and property against theft and vandalism at all times. The position hours are part- time and on call basis .
Hold one of three standing posts to authorize entry of all persons, escort and monitor, as necessary, clients, visitors and vendors to ensure access control and confidentiality of information
Patrol locations to ensure safety of all persons on Firm premises and protect property from theft and vandalism
Monitor surveillance systems and C-Cure System to answer alarms, open doors, investigate disturbances , view/print door activity reports upon request, print ID cards, activate and deactivate cards; retrieve recorded footage, store and save data
Prepare reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, suspicion of theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences
Provide accurate and neat activity logs at the end of each tour of duty
Perform emergency response; coordinate with police, fire department and ambulatory services in cases of emergency
Provide phone and administrative support to other operational departments; read and respond to incoming emails, faxes, taxi requests and department requests
Answer phones and reply to messages quickly and accurately, providing only non-confidential information
Handle reservations for conference rooms and report required cleaning and repairs to ensure rooms are prepared for use; deliver meals, packages, faxes and printed copies to conference rooms as needed
Escort employees to pick up special requests for supplies and document items taken for department manager
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Skills
Demonstrated professionalism, honesty, dependability, and vigilance
Excellent observation skills and attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to effectively and calmly resolve problems and respond to emergency situations
Ability to perform visual recognition of Firm attorneys and employees
Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing; strong command of the English language
Ability to take and follow through on direction given by Manager/Supervisor
Basic math skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
Basic computer and keyboarding skills; proficiency in MS Outlook, Word and Excel preferred
Familiarity with standard office equipment: copier, scanner, fax, etc.
Ability to speak a second language is preferred
Knowledge of C-Cure and security software preferred
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; some college preferred
Valid New York State Security License required
3-6 years of security experience required; experience in corporate security, military or police department a plus

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