Security Officer

  • UCLA Health
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Assistant/Support

Job Description


As a Security Officer, you will protect and guard all assets, staff, patients, and visitors in and around the UCLA Medical Center. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring that the building is properly secured after closing. You will also perform regular patrols and document all routine activities, incidents, and may perform in a lead capacity as well as other duties as assigned. Security Officers enforce and follow all policies, state laws, and guidelines including state regulatory agency requirements.


  • Possess and maintain current certification: Guard Card, D.O.J. Chemical Agent, CA Driver's License, and BLS from the American Heart Association or Red Cross.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with security employees, police officers, and Medical Center, RNPH, Medical Plaza and CHS employees.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of dealing diplomatically with the public, and the importance of a good public appearance.
  • Ability to see aspects of public relations in all facets of the job and the ability to understand the effects of actions on the entire organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess problematic or emergency situations and plan / execute an appropriate solution based on established guidelines or policies.
  • Knowledge of applicable geography in order to expedite calls and to be an effective information source.
  • Knowledge of penal and radio codes and language used in radio communications.
  • Physical ability to handle various intervention incidents, including patient restraints and violent subjects.
  • Physically able to perform sustained foot patrols, prolonged standing, lifting patients, and restraining patients or prisoners as necessary.
  • Visual and hearing ability to detect and report unusual circumstances quickly and accurately. Ability to complete continual training classes as required. (Training provided)

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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