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Security Officer (Unarmed)

Orthopaedics Institute for Children

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted March 29, 2021.

Orthopaedic Institute for Children “OIC” located in the center of Downtown Los Angeles. For more than a century, OIC has provided unparalleled care for patients w ith musculoskeletal disorders, surgeons, nurses, researchers, administrators and volunteers committed to helping children lead healthy, active lives.



Under the direction of Facilities Manager and Security Supervisor, the Security Officer is responsible for providing a work atmosphere that is conducive to protecting the staff and facility from theft and vandalism. The Security Officer will patrol primases, oversee a fixed post, and perform other activities to ensure compliance with OIC’s security policy and procedures.


  • Provides post coverage, patrols areas on foot, checking for fires, vandalism, suspicious activity or persons or safety/fire hazards.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrence.
  • Responds to facility emergencies and incidents, as needed or when directed.
  • Checks doors and windows throughout facility to assure they are tightly closed and locked after cleaning crew has left the premises, notes in written log any unlocked doors/windows submit information to Facility Manager.
  • Assures that all emergency exit doors are active and in working order.
  • Interprets applicable policies and procedures based on existing circumstances.
  • Locks all buildings (Outpatient Medical Center and Lowman Building) loading dock, pedestrian gate for access to the facility after hours.
  • Locks the Playground and adjoining restrooms.
  • Uses Security Cell phone to stay in touch with follow officers and other security personnel.
  • Controls traffic daily if necessary and during events.
  • Performs any necessary block offs of the campus as needed.
  • Escorts individuals to specified locations and to provide personal protection upon request.
  • Upon request, responsible for patient transports.
  • May be exposed to or required to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • May be required to work overtime without advance notice.
  • May be exposed to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.
  • Performs other duties or tasks as assigned.


  • High School graduate or G.E.D required.
  • Security Guard Card.
  • Valid California Driver’s License.
  • Two to five (2-5) years of related experience required.
  • Previous experience in security or law enforcement field is desirable.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background verification, reference checks and pre-employment physical in addition to any mandatory licensing requirements.
  • Good grooming and character; good physical and mental health, courteous.


The Security Officer works a variable shift schedules including morning, evening, night, weekends and holidays.

  • Must be willing and able to meet demanding attendance and punctuality requirements.
  • Wiliness and ability to work variable schedules and rotate between shift as needed on weekends and or to cover other shifts is required.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

To apply for Security Officer position , please complete an online employment application at OIC’s Career Center by click on the position link below and “APPLY” –

Job Type: Full-time

Job Requirements:

  • Assure security of life and property
  • Develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements
  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot (interior), in vehicle (exterior)/li
  • Perform security patrols of designated area on foot or in vehicle
  • Conduct armed and/or unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior)
  • Oversee the staffing, scheduling, and on-site training for security officers
  • Maintain compliance with all site policies, procedures, and directives
  • Administering the security contract and ensuring compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements
  • Protect the critical facilities of a high profiel client
  • Perform armed security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle/li
  • Conduct unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior), control access and egress, monitor CCTV and alarm systems, compose reports, deter criminal activity
  • Investigate and report suspicious activities and/or circumstances
  • Conduct armed stationary, foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior)
  • Perform armed security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
  • Provide a highly visible physical security presence
  • Manage security incidents and hazards
  • Maintain periodic qualification of armed response, physical fitness and weapon requirements/li
  • Note any security, safety or fire hazards
  • Inspect security control logs and take action
  • Provide security and safety for personnel, property, facilities, and assets