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Job opening: Lead Security Guard

Salary: $38 062 - 49 485 per year
Published at: Sep 18 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in the Security Guard unit within the Division of Administrative Services at the Crownpoint Service Unit. The position provides security services for the facility which includes Outpatient, Emergency, Urgent Care, Women's Health Clinic, Pediatrics, Adult Medical Services: Mental Health and Social Services: Optometry and Dental Services; Physical Therapy; and Community Health Nursing. This facility also includes outlying health clinics.


Assigns work to employees and explains work requirements, methods and procedures as needed. Insures timely performance of a satisfactory quantity and quality of work. Reviews work product of employees and accepts, amends or rejects work. Instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques and makes available written instructions, reference materials and supplies. Provides on the job training to team members in methods and techniques of team building and working in teams to accomplish tasks or projects, and provide or arrange for specific administrative or technical training necessary for accomplishment of individual and team tasks. Keeps employees informed of procedures, policies, directives, etc., and informs employees available services, latest program developments and/or changes and employee activities. Participates and collaborates with the supervisor in the performance evaluation of team members. Reports to supervisor on performance, progress and training needs of employees, and on disciplinary problems. Protects property and equipment against trespass theft fire, and accidental or willful damage and destruction. Performs random spot checks for compliance with key control, supply, property and vehicle security regulations and directives. Complete on the spot corrections if possible. Notifies the supervisor of discrepancies and chronic problems.



To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. NOTE: Competition for Security Guard is restricted by Law to persons entitled to Veteran's Preference as long as such applicants are available for appointment. FOR APPLICANTS APPLYING UNDER THE PROVISION OF THE EXCEPTED SERVICE EXAMINING PLAN, CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO APPLICANTS ENTITLED TO VETERANS PREFERENCE. IF THERE ARE LESS THAN THREE VETERANS AVAILABLE, NON-PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES MAY BE CONSIDERED. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):GS-05: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience such as work with a Federal, State, municipal, local, or private protective organization that involved the protection of property against such hazards as fire, theft, damage, accident, or trespass; or maintaining order and protecting life. Such experience must have provided a knowledge of protective systems and techniques. Acceptable experience includes service in the Armed Services or Coast Guard that involved the performance of guard duties on a regular or intermittent basis. For Security Guard positions in a hospital setting, experience as a psychiatric nursing assistant or a similar position safeguarding patients is qualifying. Experience in distributing and balancing work among Security Guards or related professions and assuring timely accomplishment of work. Experience in monitoring the status or work progress and make any required adjustments for Security Guards or related professions. Experience in patrolling buildings and grounds to protect property, patients, visitors, and employees from danger of accidents, fires, theft, or intrusion. Experience in ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff, visitors, individuals and groups of people at all times. Experience in assisting with disturbed and belligerent patients and/or visitors, assessing situations, and restraining when necessary as needed per Facility Restraint Policies. Investigation of Fitness: A character investigation may be conducted on applicants selected for employment. The purpose of such an investigation is to secure evidence of the candidate's honesty, integrity, general character, and loyalty to the U.S. Government. Such investigations will be conducted under the security requirements of the hiring agency. Medical Requirements: The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee. A medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the use of assistive devices, job modification or restructuring, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedules. Time In Grade Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP). You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.


There are no education requirements.


  • Address Crownpoint Healthcare Facility PO Box 358 Crownpoint, NM 87313 US
  • Name: Navajo Area IHS Human Resources
  • Email: [email protected]


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