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Win (Women In Need) Security Shift Supervisor in United States

Title of Position: Security Shift Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Security

Reports to: Security Manager

Positions reporting to this position: Residential Aides, Security Guards

Purpose of the Position:

The Security Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the shelter is appropriately staffed so that all residents, staff, and visitors are safe and secure during the assigned shift. The Security Shift Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring that the residents observe house rules and are following safety and security procedures.

Position will pay $20.96 hourly.


  • Assist in the initial intake process in partnership with the Residential Aides.

  • Assist clients with becoming familiar with the shelter and assist in the identification of clients who have immediate needs for services.

  • Conduct patrols of interior/exterior and perimeter of building and reports observations to Security Manager.

  • Coordinate and conduct fire drills and emergency evacuations. Conduct roll call and roll call training as scheduled.

  • Gather information requested for confidential investigations involving Residential Aides and Security Guards.

  • Supervise, coach, and train Residential Aides and Security Guards.

  • Complete performance evaluations for Residential Aides and Security Guards.

  • Manage crisis situations and inform the appropriate staff of actions taken and provide follow up.

  • Routinely investigate all Win incidents, prepare incident reports, and provide appropriate information to the Security Manager and the Program Director.

  • Continuously observe all residents and develop the ability to recognize signs of substance abuse, child abuse, criminal activity, and immediately advise the appropriate staff.

  • Acquire understanding of building features and potential problems.

  • Review the daily log book, school attendance, visitor, and resident sign-in logs.

  • Patrol the shelter and maintain standing posts as needed.

  • Conduct vertical patrols and report findings to the Security Manager.

  • Visit multiple units and report any and all incidents to the Security Manager and the Program Director.

  • Attend program and agency staff meetings, house meetings, case conferences, and training sessions.

  • Perform computerized client intakes and other reports on the DHS data base.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to visually observe CCTV camera.

  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs in an 8-story building.

  • Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift and use a fire extinguisher.


  • Commitment to Win’s mission, vision, and values.

  • High school diploma or GED required; some post high school education or training a plus.

  • Two to three (2-3) years of experience in social services or a residential setting.

  • One to two (1-2) years of supervisory experience.

  • Valid NYS Security Guard License.

  • Valid NYS Fire Safety License / F80 or F58.

  • Maintain an updated certification in First Aid/CPR.

  • Must be able to make clear decisions and handle situations fairly.

  • Must be able to interact effectively with the Win staff and client population.

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and during stressful situations.

  • Must be familiar with CCTV systems.

  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Must be willing and able to remain at post beyond regularly scheduled hours for appropriate relief, if necessary.

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally and in writing).

  • Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus.

    Core Competencies:

  • Leading Others: Conducts informative, effective meetings with staff and communicates critical information clearly. Leads by example, doesn’t stay behind the desk; stays visible to staff and clients.

  • Facilitating Change: Inspires and motivates others to achieve outstanding client outcomes. Assists in overcoming resistance to change. Anticipates challenges and manages consequences.

  • Managing Performance: Participates actively in team meetings and communicates clients’ needs. Monitors performance against predetermined standards set by Win and funders. Shares constructive feedback, quickly and adjusts to new demands. Holds self and staff accountable for performing at high standards.Uses positive reinforcement to convey confidence in employees.

  • Applying and Developing Expertise: Understands and upholds all policies and procedures described in Win’s Employee Handbook. Uses EBP practices consistently and effectively. Takes client issues to the appropriate people within the organization to obtain the most accurate information to meet the clients’ needs.

  • Communicating and Collaborating: Values the full spectrum of diversity and inclusion for clients and staff. Communicates effectively verbally and in writing. Fosters open communication to and from the Assistant Vice President and supervisors.


    Our most effective service to our community comes from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experience. As a result, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. Win actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.