Security and Emergency Services Officer

  • Devonshire by Erickson Senior Living
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-01-2024

Security and Emergency Services Officer

Location: Devonshire by Erickson Senior Living, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Job Description

Devonshire by Erickson Senior Living is seeking a Security and Emergency Services (SES) Utility Officer I to carry out the SES Program. This position includes performing regular patrols of the property, providing relief staffing for the gatehouse, and responding to non-emergency calls for service. Additionally, this position may function in a support role during emergency responses under the direct supervision of an EMR Officer/Supervisor. The available shifts are full-time: 3p-11p, 11p-7a, and 7a-7p (12-hour shift).


  • Routine interior and exterior patrols of the buildings and grounds.
  • Conducting safety checks and inspections in support of Life Safety and OSHA compliance.
  • Receiving and responding to non-emergency service calls from dispatch and security by radio or telephone.
  • Responding and assisting in Community Emergencies, including fires, floods, severe weather, hazardous materials incidents, bomb threats, and evacuations.
  • Assisting with searches of missing residents.
  • Maintaining a visible and professional presence at the gatehouse and creating the best initial impression of the community.
  • Providing proper parking passes, maps, and instructions for visitors to park in appropriate spaces.
  • Documenting all visitors and vendors/contractors via the standard Gatehouse log in legible handwriting.

What we offer

  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience/certifications starting at $16.00/hr.
  • Competitive benefits packages, including medical, dental, vision, and PTO in accordance with applicable state law.
  • 401k for all employees 18 and over with a company contribution of up to 3% once eligible.
  • A 'career for life' approach to professional and personal development for our employees.
  • Free onsite parking at all of our communities and corporate offices.
  • A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.


  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Demonstrate professional and responsive interactions with residents, family members, staff, vendors, and each other.
  • Ability to document daily activities in a clear and concise manner.
  • Safely operate Security vehicles and work with computer systems.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • All required licenses and certifications must be maintained as a condition of employment.

Erickson Senior Living and its managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers, committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment based on federal, state, or local law.