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Security Guard (AZPM), Bronx Zoo

Wildlife Conservation Society
New York
FULL TIMEUSD 36,000 - 47,000 / year
High School

Wildlife Conservation Society is currently recruiting for full time positions. The salary for this job, should you be the chosen candidate, is USD 36,000 - 47,000 / year. To be eligible for this job opening, it is mandatory to have completed High School. The employer is looking for candidates who meet the qualifications and experience requirements for this position, regardless of their location. The position of Security Guard (AZPM), Bronx Zoo has become available since December 10, 2023 and will be closed on March 9, 2024.



Job Description

About Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS):
WCS stands for wildlife and wild places. As the world's premier wildlife conservation organization, WCS has a long track record of achieving innovative, impactful results at scale. We run field programs spanning 60 countries and the entire ocean. We build on a unique foundation: Our reach is global; we discover through best-in-class science; we protect through work on the ground with local and indigenous people; we inspire through our world-class zoos, aquarium, and education programs; and we leverage our resources through partnerships and powerful policy influence. Our more than 4,000 diverse, passionately committed team members in New York City and around the world work collectively to achieve our conservation mission.

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, patrols the Zoological Park to maintain and safeguard life and property against fire, vandalism and theft.

Examples of Typical Tasks:
  • Patrols the Zoological Park, maintaining peace, reprimands and ejects loiterers and disorderly persons.
  • Calls for police when necessary and represents the Zoo when required pertaining to summonses issued, arrests made, or when court appearances are required.
  • Records daily actions and makes reports as required.
  • Monitors walkie-talkie / radio and responds to calls for service.
  • Performs related tasks as required.
  • Will work required shifts.
  • May be required to operate a motor vehicle (Patrol etc.)
  • Safeguard and maintain equipment (vehicle, radios, etc.)
Qualification Requirements

Qualification Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid New York State Driver's License.
  • Valid New York State Security Guard Registration Card.
  • Valid 8hr. And 16hr. Security Guard, Training Certificates.
Employee must be able to work Saturdays & Sundays and all holidays.

*WCS is an equal opportunity employer, and the organization complies with all employment and labor laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in hiring and ensures that candidates from all backgrounds are fairly and consistently considered during the recruitment process. We are dedicated to hiring and engaging a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share that same value. The organization provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. The organization does not discriminate for employment based on gender, race/ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other covered status or characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

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