Req # 3585BR
Job Title Security Officer
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Nines Hotel
Why Us The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a Security Officer to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, The Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character. As part of Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle division, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
the Nines Hotel from Sage Hospitality was recognized as Top Workplaces in Oregon in 2016. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, The Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates. Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account. Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
The Security officer is responsible for the safety and security of the hotel's assets, guests, and associates. During times of excitement or uncertainty demonstrate a calm and professional demeanor, yet identify and manage situations that pose a risk. Responds to any safety and security issues, concerns or disasters in accordance with all policies, procedures and regulations. Maintains close vigilance of the operation, individuals and packages.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Current CPR and First Aid certification; good communication skills, ability to recognize drug and alcohol abuse. Ability to communicate through a portable radio. May require a second language. Excellent hearing required to communicate with guests, associates, managers, use radio. Excellent vision required for emergencies, visual safety inspections. Excellent speech communication skills required to communicate with guests, associates, managers, use radio Excellent comprehension and literacy required to complete reports, logs.
Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying: May be necessary to carry people or equipment in emergency situation. Bending/kneeling would be necessary in administering CPR and First Aid. Mobility -would be necessary 100% of the time in responding to emergencies and patrolling the building. Continuous standing -would not be standing in one place for any extended length of time. Uses stairs in responding to fire alarms -no elevators. No driving required.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Minimum two years prior experience in loss prevention.
Use of portable radio, telephone, copy machine, computer
Work inside 85% of shift, 15% of shift. Abnormal temperatures -summer 110 degrees; winter -10 degrees.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.