Security Officer

Brethren Village

Brethren Village is seeking reliable Security Officers for full-time and part-time employment.   Brethren Village’s Security Officers help maintain a safe and secure environment for our Residents, Team Members, and campus visitors.  Our unarmed Security Officers help protect property, facilities, and those who live and work at Brethren Village. Brethren Village continuously practices proper infection control, to help keep our Residents and Team Members safe. Retired individuals, college students, and others interested in law enforcement or security are welcome to apply. Full-time Officers receive a full benefits package.


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • regularly patrolling indoor and outdoor areas of our large campus on foot or by vehicle, in order to deter or identify any safety or security-related incident or risk
  • responding to a wide-variety of security calls from Residents and Team Members
  • investigating alleged wrongdoing and preparing detailed reports and other documentation
  • using sound judgement and department protocol to respond in a prompt and appropriate manner to any suspected criminal activity, natural disaster, or medical emergency
  • serving as the first point of contact in emergency situations when needed; directing an appropriate response and calling for outside assistance as necessary
  • overseeing or conducting emergency drills; directing the activities of others during actual emergencies or drills; assisting individuals – including our older adult Residents – to evacuate during an actual emergency situation or a drill
  • working cooperatively with emergency services personnel and law enforcement
  • monitoring security cameras
  • making recommendations to reduce security-related risks


Required Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • a high school diploma or G.E.D.; at least age 18
  • dependability: ability and willingness to meet attendance standards
  • basic computer skills: the ability to access and navigate web sites, and use applications and databases independently
  • the ability to read and to complete online training independently
  • ability and willingness to consistently work in a safe and alert manner, and to report to work fit for duty; commitment to wearing protective equipment as required for the position, and adhering to all health and safety standards
  • the ability and willingness to interact in a productive and professional manner with colleagues
  • the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents, and to provide exceptional service to others
  • ability and willingness to represent Brethren Village and carry out responsibilities in a manner aligned with our core values of caring, integrity, stewardship, and excellence


Additional Requirements for This Position:

  • at least 1 year of related work experience, including experience with emergency command structure and with emergency response, OR relevant, formal training
  • a basic understanding of law enforcement practices
  • current CPR certification or ability to become certified upon hire
  • a valid PA driver’s license (must have possessed a driver’s license for at least the past 2 years); personal auto insurance; and a driving record free from a serious or excessive violations
  • the ability to frequently walk and stand; lift up to 50 lbs.; climb or run as needed; the ability to be outdoors in any type of weather in order to patrol the campus and facilities
  • the ability to handle highly confidential or sensitive information in a professional and discrete manner; commitment to keeping Residents’ and Team Members’ personal information confidential; understanding of HIPAA privacy regulations
  • the ability to calmly communicate with Residents with dementia or other cognitive impairment
  • the ability to quickly and safely assist Residents during emergency evacuations and other emergency situations; experience de-escalating situations
  • the ability to remain calm and direct the activities of others in an emergency situation
  • ability to write or type clear and concise reports
Return to Listing
Posted on:


More information:

  • Other
Scroll to top