Security / Site Safety Coordinator Temp Mon-Fri

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Interfaith Community Services
Published
July 28, 2021
Location
550 W Washington Ave, Escondido, CA
Category
Job Type
Salary
16
Type of Pay
Hourly
Contact Name
Adriana Cruz
Contact Email
adrianac@interfaithservices.org

Description

OVERVIEW:Founded in 1979 in direct response to rising rates of hunger and homelessness in North San Diego County, Interfaith Community Services works to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness by Helping People Help Themselves. Interfaith is the most comprehensive social services agency in North County, providing both immediate safety net services and long-term, life-changing programs designed to meet the holistic needs of people in crisis. Together, in partnership with 250+ diverse faith communities, more than 650 recurrent volunteers, and a growing staff of over 200, Interfaith provides a safe haven and pathway towards self-sufficiency for more than 17,000 community members annually.

WHAT YOU WILL DO: This position is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of agency clients and property by preventing disruptive behavior or damage to equipment or property, by monitoring activities inside and outside agency facilities, and working alongside a comprehensive team of skilled professionals to promote a safe environment for clients, visitors, and staff, in support of the mission and objectives of Interfaith Community Services.

Schedule:Monday-Tuesday 6:00pm-2:30am and Wednesday-Friday 10:30pm-7:00am
Remote Work:No

• Provides a visible presence inside and outside agency facilities
• Maintains a safe and secure environment for clients, visitors, and staff (drug, alcohol, violence free)
• Responds to and investigates reports of suspicious behavior to prevent illegal or inappropriate activities, loitering, theft, unsafe conditions, and potential conflicts
• Conducts welfare checks on clients within the premises
• Performs security and safety sweeps of the building once an hour
• Secures windows, doors, building entrances, etc. at the proper time and sequence
• Warns violators of policy infractions and removes clients barred from agency premises
• Observes and reports any unusual activity or potentially dangerous situation(s)
• Notifies Police if a situation escalates or presents a danger
• Promptly notifies supervisor (as well as other appropriate staff) of any problematic client behaviors, compliance issues, or any other problems that arise
• Accurately records all emergency, disciplinary, and other events that occur during scheduled shift • Immediately reports medical emergencies to the appropriate agencies/organizations; administers First Aid/CPR and follows agency protocol and standard procedures in emergency situations
• Ensures towels are laundered and ready for use within the shelter and kitchen
• Assists kitchen staff with clean up (wash dishes, clean counters, etc.)
• Assists facilities team with minor maintenance (replace lightbulbs, trash disposal, etc.)
• Demonstrates a good role model and routinely interacts with clients in a fair and consistent manner
• Maintains effective communication with staff on a continual basis
• Keeps staff and management informed of any problems or potential problem areas, including drug use and any other discipline issues
• Conducts inspections and searches as assigned
• Participates in all staff meetings and trainings
• Ensures that properties always meet standards to pass Federal, State and Local inspections
• Coordinates utilities checks, fire drills and other checks/repairs as needed or required to maintain facility compliance with Federal, State and Local inspections
• Performs additional duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION
• Knowledge of alcohol and other drug recovery field preferred
• Experience working with severely mentally ill, medically fragile, and homeless populations preferred
• Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred

COVID-19 SAFEGUARDS
Vaccination provided or weekly testing required
Personal protective equipment provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

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Requisition #1780

Interfaith is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, nationality, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Interfaith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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