Safety Security Associate Officer, PORTLAND, Oregon

Employer Legacy Health
Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243491322
Country United States
State Oregon
Zip 97201
Salary 19.45 - 27.81
Legacy Health

Safety Security Associate Officer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Job ID: 24-39027
Type: Regular Full-Time


A large part of the care we offer at Legacy involves making our patients, visitors and staff feel safe. That sense of security sets the tone for a positive experience. As an Associate Safety/Security Officer, you will help to provide that sense of safety within the boundaries of Legacy Health; extend courteous assistance as an informational resource; and ensure the security of buildings, equipment and other assets located on our property. You may also be required to observe behavioral health patients or staff a desk position. If you’re ready to be part of a community focused on making life better for others, we’d like to hear from you.

Are you looking for a Safety/Security opportunity with a different schedule or at another Legacy Health location? Please click here to see a list of other openings.


The Safety/Security Associate Officer monitors the safety and security of patients, employees, visitors, and physicians within the boundaries of Legacy Health and aids customers as an informational resource; monitors the safety and security of all property to include buildings, equipment and other assets located on Legacy Health property.

The Safety/Security Associate Officer will be assigned to guard or observe areas or objects and will not be involved in making arrests, unloading aircraft, restraining patients or other duties reserved for Safety/Security Officers. The position may be required to sit and observe behavioral health patients or staff a desk position. This level of Officer may also post at locations where a Safety/Security Officer is not identified as necessary by the Safety and Security Director or Vice President of Environment of Care (EOC).

The Safety/Security Associate Officer may also staff the Legacy Enhanced Security Screening stations. This may include X-Ray Scanners, Walkthrough Metal Detectors, Handheld Metal Detectors and physical searches of belongings and persons.

Preferred candidates will have high volume customer service experience. This position will be screening patients and visitors for COVID and utilizing metal detectors and scanners to prevent dangerous items from entering the facility.



High School diploma or equivalent.

Education requirements for DPSST certification may be different from Legacy's education requirements for this job.


Prior Corrections, Military, First Responder (law enforcement, fire services, EMS), Behavior Health/ER technician, or related Security experience preferred. Prior customer service experience preferred.


Ability to provide a high level of customer service.

Ability to effectively manage a high flow queue line.

Ability to maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to use computer programs and write legible and grammatically correct reports.

Ability to pay attention to detail and remain aware of current surroundings.

Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.


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