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Security and Emergency Services Officer

Company: Tallgrass Creek by Erickson Senior Living
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Location:Tallgrass Creek by Erickson Senior LivingTallgrass Creek is a beautiful 65-acre continuing care retirement community located in Overland Park, just minutes from Kansas City and the Kansas and Missouri border. We're part of a growing network of communities managed and developed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing. -We are hiring a Security and Emergency Services (SES) Utility Officer I who; is responsible for carrying out the SES Program under the direction of the Supervisor. This position performs regular patrols of the property, provides relief staffing for the gatehouse and responds to non-emergency calls for service. This position may also function in a support role on emergency responses under the direct supervision of an EMR Officer/Supervisor.Compensation: Commensurate with experience starting at $16.00 per hour.How you will make an impact:

  • Routine interior and exterior patrols of the buildings and grounds
  • Conducts safety checks and inspections in support of Life Safety and OSHA compliance
  • Receives calls for -non-emergency -service from dispatch and security by radio or telephone and responds timely and appropriately.
  • Responds and assists in Community Emergencies, including but not limited to; fires, floods, severe weather, hazardous materials incidents, bomb threats, and evacuations.
  • Responds and assists with searches of missing residents.
  • Maintains a visible and professional presence at the gatehouse
  • Creates the best initial impression of the community
  • Acknowledges visitors provide a pleasant greeting and offer assistance as needed to all persons entering the community.
  • Screens all vehicle and pedestrian traffic entering the community per the gatehouse SOP
  • Provides proper parking passes, maps, and instructs visitors to park in appropriate spaces.
  • Documents all visitors and vendors/contractors via the standard Gatehouse log in legible handwriting.What we offer:
    • Competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and PTO in accordance with applicable state law.
    • 401k for all employees 18 and over. Company contribution up to 3% once eligible.
    • Education assistance, certification reimbursement, and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.
    • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset; our employees. -
    • Onsite medical centers, providing wellness visits and sick care for all employees over 18 years of age.
    • Free onsite parking at all of our communities and corporate offices
    • A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.What you will need:
      • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member
      • Ability to demonstrate professional and responsive interactions with residents and their family members, staff, vendors, and each other
      • Ability to document daily activities in a clear and concise manner
      • Ability to safely operate Security vehicles
      • Ability to work with computer systems
      • 18 years of age or older
      • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license -*All required licenses and certifications must be maintained as a condition of employment*Erickson Senior Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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