Security Officer - BWC (Thu-Mon 2pm-10pm)

Security-BWC, 30 W Spring St, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America Req #1720
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Goodwill's Mission:  Transforming the lives of the individuals with disabilities and other barriers through pathways to independence and the power of work.



Maintain a secure environment for the client, visitors, and property. Present a courteous, client focused and professional image.


Essential Job Functions

  • Control access to the site by ensuring proper identification of employees or visitors and prepare security logs.
  • Meet, greet and engage individuals in the facility to assess needs and provide appropriate customer service.
  • Maintain situational awareness of facility and those present to respond accordingly while maintaining security.
  • Report and/or respond to emergencies.
  • Monitor entrances and exits to the facility, either at guard station or by closed-circuit television, and act to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry.
  • Conduct periodic walking tours of buildings and grounds to check doors, windows, and other entries to ensure they are properly secured.
  • Report any observed irregularities, such as presence of unauthorized people, fire hazards, leaking pipes, unsecured entries, and faulty equipment immediately.
  • Mandatory overtime needing to work up to 12 hours per day due to business need. 
  • Adhere to uniform standards specific to location assigned.

Ancillary Job Functions


  • Assist visitors with a legitimate need to gain entry to facility and escort to a designated area.
  • Prepare a shift activity report to disclose any activities and events that occurred on the shift.
  • May be required to cover call offs or PTO requests of fellow security officers if shifts cannot be covered by supervisory security personnel.
  • Complete and maintain cross training proficiency
  • Assist client by responding to enhanced monitoring requests
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Six months of experience in Security or other related field. Stable work history strongly preferred.
  • OPOTA Certification preferred
  • Must maintain CPR, AED, First Aid, and Homeland Security certifications.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Excellent observation and surveillance skills.
  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism in all interactions
  • Knowledge of computers to monitor camera systems and complete reports.
  • Clear verbal communication skills and ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult and/or stressful situations.
  • Able to demonstrate responsiveness to appropriate client requests

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.


  • Exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to varying, inclement weather conditions and traffic conditions during outside tours.

Physical Abilities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Must be able to sit, stand, and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, telephone, and related office equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and an essential function.

At Goodwill, we'll help you reach your potential while you help others reach theirs. Want to enjoy coming to work? So do we!   
Our full-time benefits include:

  • Promotion and Growth Opportunities 
  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 30 days
  • Voluntary life, short-term disability, accident,  and critical illness
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Employee Discount at all Goodwill Columbus Stores

Goodwill Columbus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

For more information, we invite you to visit our website at

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    • Pay Type Hourly
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    • Security-BWC, 30 W Spring St, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America