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Security Guard

Part - time

Basic Definition
The purpose of the position is to oversee the St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church building facilities outside normal office hours to ensure the safety of ministers, staff, congregation members and other users.

The Security Guard is accountable functionally to the Facilities Manager and administratively responsible to the Church Business Administrator. The part-time position coordinates with the Facilities Manager for scheduling security needs on a weekly basis.

  • Provides security Sunday mornings, weekday evenings and some Saturdays, as scheduled, up to 20 hours a week.  
  • Assists ministers, staff and volunteers arriving and departing from the church office, locking doors and setting the security alarm when all have vacated the premises.
  • Visually inspects the periphery of church facilities to ensure security.  
  • Coordinates with after-hour building users at the end of their scheduled time to ensure they safely exit the building and parking areas, and that all interior doors are closed and exterior doors are locked.
  • Reports any building system issues to the Facilities Manager (HVAC, elevator, door locks, etc.) as observed.
  • Performs security measures as required for special events, such as church dinners, concerts, weddings and funerals.
  • Assesses situations that may arise and handles them according to established protocol.
  • Reports any suspicious behavior to the Facilities Manager and to law enforcement, if appropriate.