Kenaitze Indian Tribe
  • Human Resources- Safety & Security
  • Kenai, AK, USA
  • Temporary

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Job Title:

Security Officer

Revision Date:



DWC Facilities

Employment Status:

Full Time, Temporary


Health Systems

FLSA Status:

Non - Exempt

Reports To:

Facilities Manager


40 hours/week



Posting Period:



Job Summary

Under general supervision, provides a safe and secure environment for employees, patients, and visitors by protecting Dena'ina Wellness Center (DWC) clinic and property against fire, theft, harm, vandalism, and illegal entry.

The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Philosophy Statement

  • Performs job duties in a manner, which is consistent with current standards for the job and with the Policies and Procedures of the DWC.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and privacy according to all laws and regulations.
  • Establishes and maintains a safe environment for patients, and staff.
  • Establishes, promotes, and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Actively participates in the Risk Management Process, and activities.
  • Actively participates in Quality Improvement and quality assurance activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for self-improvement and professional growth.
  • Conduct reflects the Tribe's values, and vision, and a commitment to the Code of Conduct.

Essential Functions

  • Performs walking patrols of the DWC building, grounds, and parking lots as directed.
  • Conducts security surveillance on facility property; patrols buildings and grounds, checks doors and alarm systems, and reports any unusual situations.
  • Inspects protection devices and Fire Control equipment.
  • Warns violators of safety and security rules, and restrains persons engaging in hostile or criminal acts.
  • Controls access to facilities and enforces visiting procedures within scope of authority.
  • Protects accident and crime scenes and secures evidence.
  • Provides customer service to patients and visitors.
  • Provides information and assistance within the scope of designated authority.
  • Implements emergency procedures when appropriate or as directed.
  • Responds to and assists with medical emergencies, alarms, and other security related occurrences.
  • Sounds alarm and calls police or fire department as required.
  • Renders first-aid and Basic Life Support as a first responder.
  • Prepares log entries and incident reports according to established department guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

Heavy work – Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and /or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Requirements

Stand or Sit (Stationary position)

Walk (Move, Traverse)

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)

Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)

Pushing or Pulling

Repetitive Motion


Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions

  • Exposure to Extreme Temperatures
  • Wet
  • Noise

OSHA Categories

Category II – Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur

Equipment and Tools

List Equipment used for job: Computer, radio, and other office equipment

List Tools:

Drives KIT or Personal Vehicle:






  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent


  • Previous background experience in security or law enforcement.
  • Previous experience with emergency response action plans.


  • Must possess certification in Basic Life Support within three months of hire.
  • According to the needs of the organization, some incumbents in this job class may be required to obtain specific technical certifications.
  • Must be minimum of 21 years old.
  • Must possess valid Alaska Drivers License and remain insurable under the Tribe's insurance policy.

Special Skills

  • Knowledge of basic security concepts and procedures.
  • Knowledge of first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other emergency response procedures.
  • Skill in responding to security emergency situations.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, and the public.
  • Excellent communications both verbal and written for documenting written reports.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people.


This Job Description reflects Kenaitze Indian Tribe's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.  This is not intended to be a contract. 

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Kenaitze Indian Tribe


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