Cedars-Sinai Security Officer in Los Angeles, California

Summary of essential job duties for the Security

Officer position include:

  • Must be able to work extended shifts when emergency

situations warrant.

  • Work in various environments including outdoor conditions

such as cold, rain or heat.

  • Must be able to work in all areas, interstitial spaces and

grounds in and surrounding the medical center.

  • Performs internal/external patrols of the medical center

and campus buildings.

  • Promptly respond to all unusual emergencies and provides

timely written reports to his/her Watch Commander.

  • Carries out assigned tasks and post instructions.

  • Provides escort services and protects the safety of others.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player required in a

diverse cultural setting.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Valid California Driver's License Required

  • California Security Guard Card required.

  • IAHSS certification preferred.


  • Ability to read, understand and clearly speak English;

constantly use speech and hearing in communicating with visitors, staff and


  • Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal

skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel, general public and

patients in a professional and effective manner: must be able to use initiative

and independent judgement within established guidelines.

  • Must be able to frequently prepare reports and logs in a

neat and legible manner.

  • Basic computer skills required. Will be required to

complete electronic incident reports using a computer.

  • Must be able to work in personal protective equipment

(gloves, masks and gowns) while assisting medical staff.

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on

various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet).

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

and run as needed.

  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform

various duties, including lift or carry up to 80 lbs.

  • Constant use of both hands, arms and fingers in

reaching/handling/grasping while using radio, phone, notepad, writing reports

and other administrative tasks.

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level

required) to observe, read, interact with people and view security monitors.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.