Public Safety And Security

Churchill Downs Incorporated Arlington Heights , IL 60501

Posted 3 months ago

Job Title:

Public Safety Officer

Department:

Security

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Job Code:

Seasonal

Union Position:

No

Reports to:

Security Supervisor

Position Objective:

This position is under the direct supervision of the department supervisors and the Security Manager for assigned shift of the Security Department and is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, customers and all visitors.

Job Description:

Our security officers are here to promote safety and security to Arlington International guests, employees, and the facility. We are willing to provide on the job training to individuals with a can-do attitude. These seasonal positions begin in April and last through October, but exceptional performance and conduct may result in a full time position! Vigilance, dedication, and reliability are a must!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continuously patrol buildings and grounds, docks or work sites. Racecourse property to include, but not limited to, Grandstand, Trackside, Backstretch, and Parking Areas

  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are in proper working order and secure, in accordance with access control policy

  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles and apprehends or expels persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts

  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred

  • Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes and security doors left unlocked

  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property

  • Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons. Permits authorized persons to enter property.

  • Records and reports data such as property damage, unusual occurrences and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff.

  • Maintains Crowd control in and around the property. Directs the public to designated parking areas.

  • Review and understands the departments standard operating procedures

  • Diligent in managing and executing standard operating procedures

  • Work as security team member in assisting as additional requests arise

  • Incident response and report writing

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Personal Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Ability to write detailed correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Flexible schedule / availability required (week-ends, nights, and holidays).

Education, Training and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or mover up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

EOE M/F D/V

Arlington Park reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains "at-will." The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.


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