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Security Guard, Gabriel House

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 20,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

Gabriel House Supportive Housing Program: a building which was developed and is operated by the Addiction Rehabilitation Center Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit agency.  Gabriel House is a residential building located on West 122nd street and the corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd in the Central Harlem section of Manhattan.  The facility will provide 30 units of supportive housing to homeless or at-risk of homelessness, single adults (age 18 and over) diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, serious mental illness (SMI) or who are diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted (MICA), currently known as persons with co-occurring disorders. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Gabriel House and provides case management and 24/7 security.

Responsibilities:  

  • Monitor and ensure the security and fire safety of the entire facility.
  • Employ crisis prevention/intervention and crisis management skills when conflict occurs.
  • Patrol buildings and grounds of facilities where CAMBA programs are located.
  • Examine doors, windows, gates and all fire exits to determine that they are secure and in accordance with all fire regulations.
  • Observe and report irregularities such as unusual tenant behavior, trespassers, fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
  • Monitor tenants and facility via security camera systems.
  • Conduct fire safety patrol and report findings or fire safety concerns to appropriate supervisory personnel.
  • Conduct security screenings of all tenants and visitors entering the facility.
  • Issue commendations to support positive tenant behaviors such as peers helping peers, compliance with rules and regulations, etc.
  • Counsel tenants that violate rules (such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles) and complete infraction reports.  
  • Observe departing employees, visitors and/or tenants to guard against theft of CAMBA property.
  • Document in the security log book and incident report forms property damage, unusual occurrences, and incidents with employees, visitors and tenants.
  • Maintain assigned equipment per shift.
  • Sign equipment in and out for each shift.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have 8 hour Pre-Assignment security guard training course certificate.
  • Must obtain 16 hour On-the-Job security guard training course certificate within 90 days of employment.
  • Must complete 8 Hour Annual In-Service Course each calendar year.
  • Must have and maintain a NYS Security Guard license.
  • Must obtain NYS Security Guard registration, and must maintain registration during employment.
  • Must obtain Fire guard certification and maintain it throughout employment.  ​
EOE:
CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.​


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