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Friendship Village of Tempe Security Officer in Tempe, Arizona

Friendship Village is seeking a Security Officer to join our team Part-time.

Starting Pay: $13.50 to 14.85/hr, based on experience,

Schedule: Tue-Fri Off, 11a-7:30p


  • Protects the assets and reputation of the organization.

  • Patrol premises to prevent and detect irregularities within the campus and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of residents, employees, visitors, and other persons to maintain security of premises.

  • Respond to alarms and investigate emergency conditions such as fire or smoke.

  • Conduct and report on all facility fire drills and disaster preparedness.

  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

  • Answer telephone calls to take messages.

  • Answer questions, and provide information to residents, employees and visitors on campus.

  • Respond to any call for assistance with the commitment to always assist however possible owning it through completion.

  • Communicate, interact effectively and tactfully with those on campus.

  • Provide on-campus transportation by cart and off campus with provided patrol vehicle as needed.

  • Fill out Incident Reports and Daily Activities Reports documenting all activity observed during a shift.

  • Keep Security issues in strictest confidence never sharing information with those not authorized.

  • Maintain composure in emergency situations.

  • Monitor and operate campus video surveillance equipment.

  • Good judgment in following policies and procedures.

  • Current, valid Arizona Driver's License.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

  • Security experience dealing with the public preferred.

  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to walk long distances, stand on feet for long periods of time, and may be required to bend, stoop, crouch, and climb ladders.

  • May be exposed to the elements of weather (heat, cold, rain, dust, noise, and fumes).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee Benefits

At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer employees benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 403(B) Retirement Plan – with Company Match

  • Life / Disability / Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Opportunities for Advancement

  • Competitive Pay

  • Direct Deposit

  • $250 Employee Referral Bonus

  • Paid Time Off, Holiday and Sick Pay

  • Education Grant Program

  • Wellness Program & Gym On-site

  • Employee Discounts

  • Discounted Bus Passes

  • Emergency Loan Program

  • Employee Events

  • Recognition Programs

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Trip Reduction Program

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Jury Duty

  • Leave of Absence Policy

  • Military Time Off

Hospitality Focus

Friendship Village fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  • We greet residents, employees, and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.

  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.

  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee, and guest needs and act accordingly.

  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.

  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.

  • We embrace and value our differences.

  • We make residents, employees, and guests feel important.

  • We ask, β€œIs there anything else I can do for you?”

  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.

  • We pay attention to details.

Our Mission

Friendship Village lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

Our Vision

To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

Our Core Values

  • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.

  • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.

  • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.

  • We are innovative and creative leaders.

  • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

Our Reputation

Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

We hold a 4.9-star rating on Glassdoor.

We have a 4.1-star rating on Indeed. has awarded us a 5-star rating.

Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

Friendship Village is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities, by JD Power!

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Work Location: Village Center

External Company Name: Friendship Village of Tempe

External Company URL:

Telecommute: No