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Comunilife Security Guard-(OMH) Walton in Bronx, New York

Security Guard-(OMH) Walton

Job Details

Job Location

Bronx, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Salary Range

$15.61 - $16.61 Hourly

Travel Percentage


Job Shift


Job Category

Professional Services


Comunilifeis looking for experienced Security Guards for our Congregate program in the Bronx, Walton Residence. The Security Guard is responsible for the safety, security, and support of the Residence staff and clients living with mental illness. The overall job summary includes ensuring safety of the staff’s working conditions, safety of the residents and protecting the Program facility. Required to cover nights and weekends, as needed. Other responsibilities include working harmoniously with Program staff in accordance with Comunilife principles and guidelines. This position is eligible for Comunilife's generous benefits and paid time off package.

Essential Functions

  • Continually monitors the front door for safety and security purposes

  • Check all incoming/out coming traffic of clients, visitors and staff. Check incoming traffic means the Security must have client sign in the client log before he/she gives the client his/her key to go up to his/her room. Must make sure that clients sign out and hand in their key to the Security as they are going out. Security must also check to make sure the client is not taking out with him/her any Program private property.

  • Maintain log entries on traffic

  • Notification to program staff of security violations, and when necessary to the NYPD (New York Police Department). Must make sure that client is not bringing in alcoholic beverages, contraband drugs, weapons or any electronic equipment such as computers, air conditioners, and others.

  • Follow procedures to secure, report, control and dispose of confiscated contraband, i.e., alcoholic beverages, drugs with intention to deal

  • Patrol the building and outside courtyards at least one every three hours during the day and once every hour during evening and nights, as scheduled. This includes halls, stairs, and public bathrooms. Check facility for any safety hazards and report same to Assistant Program Director via Log Book.

  • Clear public areas of loitering residents

  • Report to the Assistant Program Director any unusual violation of house rules

  • Keep log entries of violations of house rules

  • Attend mandated in-service training programs and meetings


Education and Experience Requirement(s):

  • High School diploma

  • At least one or two years of experience in security, or healthcare field.

  • Experience with homeless individuals, chronic mental illness, substance abuse individuals, and a plus.

  • Bilingual Spanish is preferred.

Comunilife is an EEO employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.