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Lead Security Officer

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Join Ascension Seton's security team is a lead officer! This is a full-time position at Seton Northwest in Austin, TX. 


Preferred Experience:

  • Supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Experience in security, law enforcement, or military.
  • Hospital security experience.

At Ascension, we recognize that our workforce should reflect the diversity of those we serve. We offer a place of respect and inclusion for all associates. Respect and inclusion feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.

What You Will Do:

Serve as team leader for assigned security officers to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

  • Participate in the process of monitoring, guiding and evaluating staff performance.
  • Contribute to efficient operations by assisting with coordinating activities, prioritizing workflow and promoting decision-making and problem solving. 
  • Perform the duties of a security officer.
  • Model and promote teamwork and cooperation amongst staff. Review staff reports for accuracy, clarity and completeness.
  • Investigate, document, and manage security incidents and hazards. Address escalated or unresolved issues.
  • Assist the Security Manager with shift staffing, organizational planning, budget preparation, staff development, and Committee Chair responsibilities. 
  • Operate vehicle in a safe and responsible manner to avoid accidents and traffic or parking violations. Provide for traffic and parking enforcement within campus area and participates in foot and vehicle patrols.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Drivers License credentialed from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Security Guard specializing in Weapon Permit preferred.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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