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Lead Security Officer

Company: Ascension
Location: Woodway
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Join Ascension Providence's security team is a lead officer. This is a full-time shift with a rotating schedule.

1 year of supervisory or leadership experience preferred.

3 years experience in security, law enforcement, or military preferred.

What You Will Do:

Serve as team leader for assigned security officers to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

  • Participate in the process of monitoring, guiding and evaluating staff performance.
  • Contribute to efficient operations by assisting with coordinating activities, prioritizing workflow and promoting decision-making and problem solving.
  • Perform the duties of a security officer.
  • Model and promote teamwork and cooperation amongst staff. Review staff reports for accuracy, clarity and completeness.
  • Investigate, document, and manage security incidents and hazards. Address escalated or unresolved issues.
  • Assist the Security Manager with shift staffing, organizational planning, budget preparation, staff development, and Committee Chair responsibilities.
  • Operate vehicle in a safe and responsible manner to avoid accidents and traffic or parking violations. Provide for traffic and parking enforcement within campus area and participates in foot and vehicle patrols.
What You Will Need:


  • Drivers License credentialed from the Texas Department of Public Safety obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Licensed Security Professional specializing in Weapon Permit credentialed from the Texas Department of Public Safety obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Preferred Credentials:
    • BLS Provider from the American Heart Association.
    • Law Enforcement.
    • Management of Aggressive Behavior credentialed from the Management of Aggressive Behavior Training International, Inc.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.
Why Join Our Team:

With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco, Texas. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Waco , Lead Security Officer, Other , Woodway, Texas

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