Security Guard - Roving Overnight

Security Guard - Roving Overnight Job Opening

TITLE:  Security Guard – Roving Overnight

FLSA STATUS:   Full -Time, Non-Exempt

SALARY RANGE:   $15.00 -$17.00  hourly

SHIFT:   Must be available to work any days between Sunday - Saturday, 10 pm - 6 am


Employees in this classification will perform roving patrol and monitor all areas of the property to ensure the security of facility. Under the guidance of the Security Guard Coordinator, responds to all incidents and events that occur at the client site.


High school diploma or equivalent. One or more years of experience in the security, law enforcement, or military industries. Must possess or obtain a valid Missouri Class E or Illinois equivalent driver's license with a clear driving record. Able to complete a comprehensive background investigation and 10-panel drug screen. Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote security operations for the protection of people, data, and property. Excellent working knowledge of building operations, Security operations, tenant operations, emergency response protocols, lobby desk / console operations, and parking operations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing for public interaction and report writing. Must possess a high level of interpersonal skill and the ability to deal with a variety of individuals. Ability to project a professional and positive attitude while maintaining confidentiality. Good problem-solving skills: The ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely fashion. Ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills. Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions. Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public.


Conduct hourly rounds ensure that the facility is safe. Observe and report suspicious activities and or unusual activity to Security Coordinator and building management. Writes detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports.  Enforces rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance. Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering. Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; notifies the police in any instance involving crime, disturbance or danger. Conducts traffic direction at special events.


Work typically takes place in a vehicle and includes driving in varied weather conditions. Duties may involve exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle for extended periods of time, while frequently safely entering and exiting the motor vehicle. Must also be able to stand or walk on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet), climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift. Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties. Run as needed. Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks. Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination. Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.


Applicants interested in applying for this position, should Apply with our online form by clicking here


The City of St Louis Treasurer’s Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran’s status or marital status.

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