Security Guard

Acadia Healthcare New Bedford, MA
Job Description Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time Security Guard for our Gifford Street Wellness Center. Hours are 5:00 AM - 1:00 PM for weekdays (Monday - Friday); and 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM Noon on Weekends/Holidays. The Full Time Security Guard will work 5 days per week.

Gifford Street Wellness Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics

The Security Guard is responsible for monitoring all persons and/or vehicles entering or leaving clinic property; provides support to all staff as needed to ensure a safe environment is maintained; responsible for safety and security communication to supervisor, and staff to maintain safe environment.


* Assists, direct and monitors all persons entering and leaving the clinic property;

* Keeps accurate log books, as required; directs emergency personnel arriving on facility property and maintains flow of traffic during emergencies, such as fire drills;

* Communicates regarding incoming admissions, visits and deliveries to appropriate staff;

* Monitors parking area to ensure that no loitering or misconduct takes place, monitor lobby area, and do frequent sweeps of the entire building, interact with staff and patients in a professional manner at all times, report any suspicious behavior to the Clinic Director and/or supervisors; and,

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED

* Minimum of two years' experience in the security, corrections, or military

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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