This position is primarily responsible for guarding industrial or commercial property against fire,
theft, vandalism, and illegal entry by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds.
Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and
apprehends or expels persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts.
Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security
doors left unlocked.
Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of
Permits authorized persons to enter property as necessary.
Registers at watch stations to record time of inspection trips.
Records data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or
equipment, for use of supervisory staff.
Performs janitorial duties and sets thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in
buildings or cold storage rooms.
Regulates vehicle and pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Kessler Foundation for All Grand Performers:
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds
promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to
requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and
openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a
positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and
group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for
cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-
free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others;
Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and
promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to
increase productivity; Works quickly.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate
action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work
responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data;
Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images;
Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and
analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group
problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates
changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and
development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares
expertise with others.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality;
Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to
others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;
Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group
presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and
grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to
read and interpret written information.
Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust;
Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and
Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes
effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those
affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives
authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities;
Provides recognition for results.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to
perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback
from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process
improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to
staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and
encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external);
Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually
works to improve supervisory skills.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates
accuracy and thoroughness.
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation
to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost
saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative
tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits
organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands
organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies
external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate
judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in
decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and
overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks
to accomplish goals.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans
for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people
and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure;
Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts
responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands;
Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change,
delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work
when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person
with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased
responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes
advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with
resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative
approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others'
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,
percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software;
Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands
and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to
25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne
particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently
exposed to risk of radiation and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions (non-weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather
conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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