Security Officer - Unarmed - 24 hrs/wk - Afternoons - Henry Ford Macomb

Facility/Security/Support Services
226528 Requisition #


Under general supervision, unarmed Security Officers are responsible for protecting the site’s building, grounds, assets, employees, patients and visitors against criminal activity, accidents, fires and natural disasters, as well as providing outstanding customer service.


1. Must provide excellent customer service when dealing with Patients, Visitors, Customers, Employees, Co-Workers, etc.

2. Manage posts – this may include building lobbies or reception areas.

3. Monitor surroundings on closed-circuit television.

4. Conduct hourly foot patrol of interior and exterior to check entrances, doors, windows and vents are locked and secure against break-ins (includes climbing stairs).

5. Ensure unauthorized persons do not enter restricted areas.

6. Maintain access control of visitors during/or after normal visiting hours.

7. Patrolling facilities & properties or manning posts to provide security presence.

8. Detecting suspicious activity and threats to property or people.

9. Watch for criminal activity and responding based on training.

10. Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics, maneuvers or approved non-lethal weapons.

11. Observe and report criminal activity to Security Police Officer, Security Leader, Supervisor and/or Manager or local police authority (if appropriate).

12. Check for employee and vendor identifications.

13. May direct traffic on the premises and issue parking violations.

14. May provide security escorts for facility employees, patients and visitors.

15. Look for suspicious persons, packages and activities.

16. Participate in implementation of emergency procedures such as fire, accidents, evacuation, and traffic control.

17. Must follow site-specific post guidelines.

18. Document daily activities and incident reports.

19. Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate degree required, preferably in Criminal Justice or Security Administration along with 0-3 years hospital/healthcare related security experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in the following areas:

  • Three to five (3-5) years of complex security operations experience (in lieu of degree).


  • Four plus (4+) years of military experience with Honorable Discharge (in lieu of degree).

  • May be required to use an intermediate weapon.



  • Maintain a valid unexpired Michigan operator’s license.

  • Satisfactorily complete state minimum training certification requirements and required testing.  Annual training and testing requirements must be maintained. 


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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