Career Services

Security Officer - Armed (req num: 9832)

Security Officer - Armed (req num: 9832) Security STPH Covington, LA
- Full-time
- All shifts
Summary of the Job:
Patrols the interior and exterior grounds of the hospital to protect property and to assist in providing a safe environment for all patients, visitors, physicians and employees. Responds to all emergency situations and alerts local authorities when required, monitors vehicle and pedestrian traffic on hospital property. Monitors visitors and issues passes after hours. Enforces and follows Security and St. Tammany Parish Hospital policy and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to read, write and follow written or oral instructions. Previous security experience required. You must not have any felony convictions and have a phone. Must be certified by a recognized and Security Manager approved training personnel. Must satisfactory complete firearm training, written test and qualify on the firing range. Firearms recertification must be performed annually. You must follow the Use of Force Policy and Procedures and sign off on the firearm affidavit.
This position requires driving a hospital-owned vehicle and/or a personally owned vehicle to perform the essential job duties. In order to be considered, the candidate:
• Must have a valid and current state issued driver's license
• Must maintain and provide proof of automobile insurance (at his/her own expense) in amounts which meet at least the minimum liability coverage limits required by the state of their residence.
• Clearance of driving record check; Driving records shall not contain any of the following: a suspended or revoked driver's license, 3 or more moving violations in the past 36 months, 2 or more accidents in the past 36 months, 1 or more instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the past 24 months, at fault in a fatal accident within the past 5 years, leaving the scene of an accident within the past 36 months, and/or reckless driving within the past 12 months.
Must be able to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Preferred Qualifications: Certification or registration with the Louisiana State Board of Private Security examiners preferred.
Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 100 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) – talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) – balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling/feeling
Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), crawling

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email :
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA