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Security Monitor

Company: Salvation Army USA
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Ensure the safety of everyone who enters The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center.


  • Enforces rules of the Harbor Light Center
  • Ensures the safety of all clients, staff and visitors
  • Monitors all incoming traffic into the facility 24 hours per day
  • Monitors security cameras
  • Facilitates and performs emergency evacuations
  • Secures the building and ensure all doors are locked
  • Conducts internal and external rounds throughout the building and premises
  • Performs searches of dorm rooms, or other spaces, to detect contraband or other prohibited items
  • Conducts Breathalyzer tests on every client (required & random) entering South Entrance
  • Conducts urine drug screens (required & random) on clients
  • Performs search of belongings on all perspective clients
  • Performs search of belongings for current clients who have left the facility (ie. work, shop, etc.) and are re-entering the building
  • Directs and documents Bed Checks to verify client census on a nightly basis
  • Confiscates, disposes, and documents all contraband found on clients, in building or premises
  • Escorts clients to meals
  • Monitors clients at breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Conducts mandatory Morning Thoughts for clients
  • Dispenses and tracks lunch bags given to working clients
  • Escorts clients to group sessions
  • Transports clients to and from the hospital
  • Transports client medications to Medical Room
  • Monitors clients in the Medical Room during medication administration
  • Distributes and tracks all client linens during evening and weekend hours
  • Maintains Transitional Housing sign in/out sheets for clients
  • Maintains Smoking sign in/out sheets for clients
  • Documents & completes Incident Reports for events related to the building, premises, off-site occurrences and/or clients
  • Receives and completes Property Log for all property dropped off to clients
  • Secures and completes Valuables Log of all client valuables/property
  • Logs every piece of mail received from the United States Postal Service
  • Answers, transfers and directs all incoming calls to the appropriate person or department
  • Monitors Residential Treatment Department and Clients when no Residential Treatment staff is in the building
  • Monitors community service workers
  • Processes & receipts cash and/or check payments for client accounts when Financial Office is closed
  • Attends monthly In-Service Meetings and staff meetings
  • Helps/Assists other departments as needed or directed
  • Maintains attendance in accordance with agency guidelines
  • Contribute to a positive work environment


Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Background Checks: Must pass a CPS History Check, Local Law Enforcement Background check and The Salvation Army's background check. Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.

Experience: Security experience preferred.

Certifications: Must have a valid driver's license and maintain The Salvation Army Driver's qualification standard.

Skills/Abilities: Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with leadership and field


Physical Requirements Include: Fluent speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity. Lifting, pulling and pushing of materials up to 50 pounds may be expected. Requires walking and may stand for extended periods.

Keywords: Salvation Army USA, Indianapolis , Security Monitor, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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