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Security Guard

Company: Dwight School
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDwight School is the first school in the Americas to offer all four International Baccalaureate programs from preschool to grade 12. Guided by our philosophy of igniting the spark of genius in every child, Dwight is an inclusive school that aims to meet the unique needs, abilities, and interests of each student. At the same time, Dwight challenges every student to develop intellectual independence, respect for diversity and belonging, and to become innovators and thought leaders. Known for its low student-teacher ratio, Dwight enrolls 1,100 students with 400 faculty and staff. Our School rests on three pillars: personalized learning, community, and global vision. As part of a leading global network of schools, Dwight offers employees exciting cross-campus opportunities. Additionally, with the support of The Dwight School Foundation's generous grants, Dwight provides faculty professional development, enabling teachers to deepen their content knowledge and pursue their own sparks of genius to be shared with the community. At Dwight, we strive to ensure that our environment is welcoming — a place in which everyone can thrive — and an organization we are proud of. We recognize that this takes trusting relationships and ensuring that all individuals feel valued regardless of their backgrounds.At Dwight, we encourage diversity in all respects, including diversity of thought, and embrace innovation and foster collaboration and growth.We consistently strive to advance the equity, diversity and belonging of our community in all domains, including the curriculum, admissions, environment, and hiring. Our goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities, with policies in place to maintain a work environment free from discrimination. As a school, we prioritize the health and safety of all community members, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have numerous protocols and precautionary measures in place for everyone's protection, and all community members are required to follow strict guidelines, including wearing a face covering at all times, performing daily symptom checks, and taking COVID-19 tests, as all employees are required to be fully vaccinated. Security Guard Full TimePosition OverviewDwight School, an innovative preschool-grade 12 coeducational school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is currently seeking a Security Guard.Responsibilities:

  • Patrol and monitor hallways, stairwells, outside facilities, and other public and unsupervised places of the school to ensure the safety and well-being of students and staff and the security of the facility
  • Ensure a smooth traffic flow of students through the hallways, assist students with on-time arrival to class and to assigned locations
  • Assist with supervision of morning arrival and afternoon dismissal of students
  • Assist the professional staff, police, and emergency personnel in handling emergencies or disruptive situations
  • Ensure all employees wear identification badges
  • Conduct proper COVID procedures including check-in, temperature checks, etc., daily at all locations
  • Monitor all deliveries of packages and unauthorized visitors
  • Must be flexible to work at different campuses, when needed, located on the Upper East and Upper West Sides
  • Report any discipline infractions, unauthorized visitors, and acts of vandalism to the Director of Facilities
  • Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school
  • Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by their supervisor, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulationRequirements:
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Valid 8 Hour and 16 Hour Security Training
    • S-95 Fireguard License a PLUSTo Apply: Interested candidates should submit their most recent resume and cover letter to or go to the Dwight School Employment page located at We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please let us know.Dwight School's goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status, or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment. Powered by JazzHRxvDhQKV82C

Keywords: Dwight School, New York , Security Guard, Other , New York, New York

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