Security Guard Part Time - Christian Ministry

Dallas, TX

Position Title: Security Guard; Level II or Level III

Department: Operations

Reports to: Security Manager

Direct Reports: None

FLSA status: Part-time/ Non-Exempt 

APPLICANT REQUIREMENT: We request that you submit both a Cover Letter AND Resume that demonstrates your interest and qualifications for working in both a Ministry Position AND Security. You will not be considered without both of these. Please see requirements below. 

Please complete application form in its entirety as as we are unable to extend an offer of employment for incomplete applications. Volunteering with the ministry will be requested as part of the assessment and qualification process.

The Ministry: OurCalling is a ministry specifically focused on the unsheltered homeless community. We operate an outreach center for the homeless community near downtown Dallas. We are passionate about loving and helping the unsheltered homeless transition to better lives. We are a faith-based ministry where every job is a ministry position. Each staff member should be able to clearly share the Gospel and communicate their own testimony. While everyone on the team wears multiple hats, our primary function is getting people off the street and helping them walk with Jesus. We want everything that we do to point to Jesus. We serve 200-400 guests daily. We are a “no-barrier” facility that is welcoming and compassionate to all who enter.

Job Summary: Security Guard is a part-time position (20 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday), reports to the Security Manager, and is responsible for maintaining an environment conducive to safety. The security team acts as “first-responders” to proactively provide a safe and welcoming environment for our guests, staff, and volunteers. Responsibilities also include understanding and maintaining security protocols, procedures, and support systems in a manner that is consistent with the mission of our ministry.

General Responsibilities:

  • Protect homeless guests, staff, volunteers, and visitors on premises and during entry/exiting of the property
  • Patrolling and securing OurCalling premises
  • Remaining vigilant of and investigating suspicious activity
  • Deescalating difficult situations
  • Conducting regular checks of the entire property
  • Reporting maintenance issues or hazards
  • Always representing the ministry as a disciple of Christ
  • Inclement Weather coverage as needed; periods of mandatory overtime October-March

Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be able to meet requirements of, and maintain a current Security Officer License in the State of Texas
  • A minimum of 3-years’ experience as a Level II or Level III guard, or similar law enforcement experience, required. Law enforcement and/or Level III experience is highly preferred
  • Candidate must demonstrate maturity and humble confidence, be approachable, and be supportive of and highly motivated by the OurCalling mission
  • Candidate must have sensitivity and awareness while working with homeless and vulnerable populations
  • Candidate must have a clear track record demonstrating “personal initiative” in previous professional roles
  • Candidate must have strong communications skills and be a good listener
  • Candidate must have demonstrable record of exercising sound judgement while working in ambiguous, and fast-moving environments
  • Candidate must have the ability to meet physical requirements of the job that entail protection of all individuals within the ministry’s boundaries
  • Candidate will need to pass a background investigation to include criminal history, stable work history, and drug screen

Other Personal Characteristics: A spirit of excellence and courage, a desire for professional growth, generosity, a self-starter who is actively pursuing relationships with people and Jesus Christ.