Library Attendant Guard - (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

US-NY-Manhattan
Job ID
2017-9782
# of Openings Remaining
2
Type
Full-Time Regular
Department
Stephen A Schwarzman Building

Overview

The NYPL Security Services department is tasked with providing a safe and secure environment to ensure that the overall strategic direction of the library is achieved.

 

The Library Attendant Guard is the first line of security at the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. They will respond to emergencies, and perform general security duties. They will document unusual incidents on incident reports. They are required to have good oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with staff and public.

Principal Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Security Supervisor, the Library Attendant Guard 

 

  • Performs general security duties, rounds and relief assignments
  • Responsible for writing reports
  • Required to work at any assigned post and other NYPL facilities as needed
  • Performs related duties as required
  • Required to have good oral and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with staff and public

Key Competencies

  • Accountability and Professionalism
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Customer Service
  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivilent and 2 years successfully demonstrated security experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to deal tactfully and effectively with staff and public
  • Ability to work at any assigned post
  • Must pass physical examination
  • Must have valid New York State Security Guard Registration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree, with one year successfully demonstrated security experience.

Work Environment

  • Neighborhood Branch

Physical Duties

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move items that weigh 25 lbs.

Starting Salary

USD $29,306.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)

USD $33,702.00/Yr.

Hours

40 Hours per week
Evenings and weekends as required

Union / Non Union

Local 374

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