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  • Community Safety Officer - Veterans Housing (Nights / Weekends)

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2018 4:02 PM)
    ID
    2018-1167
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Property Management
  • Overview

    This is a Full Time, Benefit Eligible position. the Community Safety Officer will perform a wide variety of duties to ensure the safe and routine operation of the property on nights (7pm-3am) and weekends while providing support, security, safety and guidance to residents. 

     

    Veterans encouraged to apply! 

     

    Apply online, www.housingvisions.org

    EOE

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Property Manager, the Veteran’s Support Worker will perform a wide variety of duties to ensure the safe and routine operation of the property on nights and weekends while providing support and guidance to residents. 

     

    EESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist with the routine operation and general supervision of the VanKeuren Square property during nights and weekend hours.
    • Complete shift foot patrols, walking, climbing stairs of the interior and perimeter of the housing complex to observe and identify potential security and safety risks or undesirable conditions or events.  Deter and detect criminal activity and security breaches, 
    • Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building.
    • Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.  
    • Serve as liaison with Housing Visions employees and other internal and external service providers. 
    • Completes daily log by recording observations, information, and occurrences.
    • Act as professional role model for staff and residents.
    • Assist with maintaining company standards for property security.
    • Participate in required staff meetings and trainings.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be required.
    • Follow all the policies and procedures of Housing Visions and adhere to Housing Visions values of Quality, Responsibility, Integrity and Compassion.

     

    Qualifications

    • HS Diploma/GED required; Associates degree preferred and up to three years of experience in a human service functions preferably with vulnerable populations or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid driver’s license with no major restrictions and acceptable to Housing Visions insurance carrier required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with other employees as well as our residents.
    • Ability to maintain composure and use sound judgement when managing conflicts.
    • Ability to utilize electronic database system. Proficiency in MS Outlook and MS Office.
    • Customer service skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to report to work on time and perform the duties of the job for an entire workday and work overtime if required.
    • Ability to receive oral and/or written instructions from supervisor(s).

    Housing Visions (HV) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. As stated in our Equal Employment Opportunity policy, HV upholds equality in every aspect of hiring and employment affording consideration to employees and candidates without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or any protected class or characteristic established under applicable Federal, State or local statute or ordinance.  

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