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Security Guard

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Aberdeen, WA, USA

Job Type

Full Time


In Person

About the Role

As a security guard, you will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our organization. You will monitor and patrol premises, control access, and respond to incidents as needed. The role requires a keen attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to handle challenging situations professionally.

Title: Security Guard
Department: Operations
Classification: Full Time
Location: In Person
Reports To: Director of Operations
Compensation: Hourly $22.00-$25.50
Travel Requirements: 10%


Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring: Conduct regular patrols to ensure the security of the premises.

  • Access Control: Control and monitor access to the facility, checking credentials and ensuring only authorized personnel enter.

  • Incident Response: Respond promptly to alarms, emergencies, or incidents, and take appropriate action as per established procedures.

  • Report Writing: Maintain detailed and accurate records of security events, incidents, and observations. Prepare reports for management as necessary.

  • Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service by assisting employees, visitors, and contractors with inquiries and directions.

  • Communication: Effectively communicate with fellow security personnel, management, and emergency services as required.

  • Equipment Operation: Operate security equipment such as CCTV cameras, access control systems, and alarms.

  • Policy Adherence: Enforce company policies and procedures related to security and safety.

  • Trains new employees on safety procedures

Required Skills/ Abilities:

  • Observation Skills: Ability to keenly observe and assess situations.

  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Conflict Resolution: Ability to handle conflicts and challenging situations calmly and professionally.

  • Teamwork: Collaborate effectively with colleagues and other departments.

  • Tech Proficiency: Comfortable using security equipment and systems.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to be discreet with personal information 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Proven experience as a Security Guard or relevant position.

  • State-required security guard license.

  • CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

  • Good physical condition with the ability to stand and walk for extended periods.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Physical agility to respond quickly to emergency situations.

  • Visual acuity and hearing ability to monitor and respond to security concerns.

Job Hazards: 

  • Working with people in crisis

  • Working outside in elements at time

  • Possible exposure to hazardous material

  • Physical strain from lifting and moving program materials

  • Exposure to large groups of people

About the Company

The Moore Wright Group (TMWG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty, abuse, and abandonment in our community by providing hope. Our vision is to create communities where people can thrive.

EEO Statement:
The Moore Wright Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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