Security Officer

Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Eagle Pass , TX 78852

Posted 1 week ago

Reports to:

Shift Supervisor



Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all guests, team members and company assets.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide the highest standard of guest service while listening/responding to guest, vendor and team member concerns and questions.

  • Protect tribal assets by observing and reporting unusual, dangerous or suspicious activities throughout KLECH property.

  • Physically and visually monitor KLECH property including but not limited to the gaming floor, back of the house area, parking lots and parking garages.

  • Patrol assigned area as needed.

  • Maintain a direct line of communication with immediate supervisor/s and the surveillance team.

  • Escort the transfer of money, chips, tokens and markers.

  • Write reports of incidents and/or injuries that occur on KLECH property and document other important information as needed.

  • Control access to restricted areas.

  • Adhere to departmental and KLECH Standard Operating Procedures and Policies and Procedures.

  • Perform all functions in accordance with applicable Tribal, Federal and other laws and gaming regulations and Kickapoo Lucky Eagle policies and procedures.

Other Functions:

  • Attend and participate in all department and casino mandatory meetings as required.

  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required training classes as assigned and required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

Guests: Display a dedication to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal customers and external guests; get first-hand guest/customer information and use it for improvements in products and services; act with guest/customer in mind; establish and maintain effective relationships with guests/customers and gain their trust and respect; completely and timely address concerns.

Goals: Seek a clear understanding of own individual job requirements as well as departmental and company goals to ensure a constant focus on prioritizing work; can break down goals and objectives into strategy and tactics; use valid tools and/or data to measure success as part of the goal setting process.

Innovation: Skilled at bringing the creative ideas of self and others forward with projection of how they may play out in the business. Constantly look for way to improve existing processes, procedures and work systems.

Integrity: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keep confidences; admit mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain; does the right thing even when no one is looking.

Fun: Maintain a focus on KLEC as an entertainment business and continually find ways to create a fun work environment for team members and an enjoyable experience for our guests. Display delight in making it possible for others to enjoy themselves and find ways to have responsible on-the-job fun for self.

Friendly: Display effective interpersonal skills; relate well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; build appropriate rapport; build constructive and effective relationships; use diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably; willing to move outside of personal comfort zone to put others at ease. Make a difference with great guest service by making eye contact, smiling and greeting every internal and external guest.

Teamwork: Able to work independently as part of a team and blend in with a team when needed; define success in terms of the whole team; embrace a feeling of belonging to the team; trust the positive intent of each team member; will occasionally make personal sacrifices for the benefit of the team accomplishing it's goals.

Tradition: Display awareness of and appreciation for the traditions of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas' beautiful culture and traditions; is able to blend multiple cultures and traditions in a way that honors everyone; is comfortable with the richness that diverse cultures offer to the workplace.

Success: Skilled at defining what personal on-the-job success looks like; can effectively deviate from original path if desired results is enhanced; pursue everything with drive, energy and a need to finish; find comfort in step achievements while working toward the end results.

Sustainability: Approach work with the future in mind; seek methods, solutions, processes and procedures that will last and produce desired results over time; can implement quick fixes without losing focus on permanent solutions.

Physical Demands:

  • This position is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or bend for extended periods; reach with hands and arms; talk and listen on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to concentrate for prolonged periods.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

  • Must be able to communicate regularly and effectively in person or using telecommunications equipment.

  • Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, touch-screen display, telephone and/or calculator is required at all times.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift, push or pull up to 50lbs.

Work Environment:

  • The primary constant work location for this position is the first floor of the casino floor in a smoke-filled environment.

  • Work is predominantly performed in a temperature-controlled environment, under fluorescent lighting with varying noise levels. However, frequent exposure to outside weather conditions is likely.

  • Occasional periods of working under high pressure and long hours, under stressful conditions can be expected.

  • Exposure to the risks associated in attempting to resolve issues with difficult external casino guests and extremely irate staff members is possible.

  • Traveling away from the casino by land, motorized vehicle, and/or air may randomly be required.

Required Criteria:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Must demonstrate effective English verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must pass assessment test administered by security management.

  • Must be able to obtain and retain a KTTT Gaming Commission Gaming License, including successful completion of background check necessary to obtain and maintain License. Responsible to keep all documents current and valid at all times.

  • Must be able to provide authorization to work in the United States.

  • Must possess a valid, state issued driver's license.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation to commute to and from work.

  • Must be willing and able to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or extended hours if required.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and other languages are a plus.

  • Level 1 security training.

  • One to two (1-2) years of security experience.

  • Knowledge of local, state and/or federal jurisdiction laws.

Other Criteria:

  • Qualified Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas and qualified Native American preference is observed.
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