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Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

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Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is a drug free and equal opportunity employer.  We offer an excellent benefits package including insurance benefits, paid time off and retirement plan. All employees must successfully complete a drug test and background check prior to employment. 


Swing Shift Security and Shelter Operations

Department: Security
Location: Las Vegas, NV

About Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

Since 1941, the mission of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has been to serve our community's most vulnerable men, women, and children. This leading community resource offers help and hope with dignity as it strives to meet the diverse needs of men, women and children in Southern Nevada. Through the generosity of foundations, grants, organizations and individual donors, Catholic Charities operates 15 programs providing support to more than 4,200 people daily and encompassing four core areas: Family Services, Food Services, Immigration and Refugee Services and Homeless and Housing Services. Catholic Charities also operates the largest Meals on Wheels program and Emergency Shelter Services in Southern Nevada. For additional information, please visit CatholicCharities.com.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is accepting applications for ENTRY LEVEL SECURITY AND SHELTER OPERATIONS.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for clients and staff.
  • Be aware of available programs and services being offered by CCSN.
  • Maintain good psychological and physical condition as this is a demanding position.
  • Effective implementation and enforcement of the agency’s departmental policies and procedures.
  • Observation and reporting of any violations of policy or any safety concerns.
  • Effective documentation of incident reporting.
  • Monitoring traffic flow and parking on the plaza.
  • Provide directions and escorts to various services provided by CCSN.
  • Coordinate with law enforcement and emergency first responder agencies as needed.
  • Use communication skills to diffuse confrontational situations.
  • Be aware of situations that may result in safety hazard or property damage.
  • Protect all confidential information, company property and electronic data.  Comply with safety rules.
  • Other related duties as directed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience with the homeless population preferred
  • Ability to understand directives and carry them out to completion
  • Detail oriented
  • Honesty, Integrity and Trustworthiness a must

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.  One year experience performing Security or Social Service work is preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Prior experience with the homeless population is a plus.
  • Computer experience is a plus.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • CPR and First Aide Certification is a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to remain alert and effective during the entire shift in a 24/7 environment that includes internal and external patrols in all-weather at all hours.
  • Ability to continuously stand.  Ability to walk frequently throughout campus and occasionally run as needed.  Ability to frequently climb stairs.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations, as needed.
  • Ability to regularly lift 20 pounds; ability to occasionally lift and/or drag 50 or more pounds.
  • Ability to operate and use office equipment, security equipment, listen and communicate by radio.

These entry level positions pay $10.00 per hour.

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada offers an excellent benefits package including insurance benefits, paid time off and retirement plan.

CCSN is a drug free and equal opportunity employer.  All employees must successfully complete a drug test and background check prior to employment.

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