Easterseals serves 33,000 clients annually in programs across Chicagoland and the Rockford Region in Illinois and Northwest, Indiana, proudly employing over 600 dedicated professionals since 1936. We offer a wide-range of programs, some of which include therapeutic schools and adult programs for individuals living with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual disabilities, inclusive early childhood education, early intervention, home visiting, training and more.
The primary responsibility of the Security Guard is to ensure the safety and security of the facility, employees and program participants.
Screen each person seeking entry to the facility utilizing camera, voice and/or buzzer system.
Ensure that visitors and program participants sign in and out according to program procedures.
Escort Central Office visitors to the elevators.
Direct school guests, visitors and parents/guardians to the school reception.
Ensure that all visitors check in with the appropriate staff person.
Consult with program manager and/or other designated program staff as needed according to program procedures.
Ensure that all entry/exit doors remain locked at all times.
Patrol playground and grounds at designated times and as needed; inform unauthorized individuals to leave the premises.
Secures the parking lot during high traffic times with “no enter” cones
Routes packages and mail from vendors to School Reception or calls Central Office Reception to retrieve mail and packages from security desk.
All other duties as assigned.
THIS IS AN ON CALL POSITION
Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required.
Previous security experience a plus.
Knowledge of and experience in working with people, including those of diverse backgrounds.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
ADA: Easterseals will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990. Unless exempted by the Americans with Disabilities Act, all persons hired for this position are required to possess the ability to perform the physical tasks necessary to treat clients, i.e., bending, floor-sitting, etc., as well as to have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
Easterseals changes the way the world defines and views disabilities by making positive, profound differences in peoples' lives every day. If you are passionate about what you do, then we'd love to hear from you. Our talented, diverse and agile workforce is the cornerstone of what we do day-in and day-out, which is why we hire the best in the market. We hope you will be one of them.