Security Officer - Westwood

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Assistant/Support

Job Description


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


  • Possess and maintain current certification: Guard Card, D.O.J. Chemical Agent, CPR and driver’s license.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas using appropriate vocabulary and spelling.
  • Ability to complete continual training classes as required. (Training provided)
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Thousand Oaks Primary & Specialty Care employees, Management, Security Management, Local Law Enforcement and surrounding community.
  • Ability to independently resolve issues working within set policies and procedures.
  • Ability to know and use available resources in order to solve problems.
  • Ability to operate security related equipment and general office equipment.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of dealing diplomatically with the public, and the importance of a good public appearance.
  • Ability to relay information, either in writing or verbally, in a professional manner.
  • 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 and understanding of all Security Program operational policies and guidelines.
  • 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 physically restrain patients or prisoners as necessary.
  • Visual and hearing ability to detect and report unusual circumstances quickly and accurately.
  • Working knowledge of security practices, protocols and techniques.

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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