Job Description

Security Guard


The Security Guard is responsible for policing Norwalk Community Health Center buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry. Assists staff with unruly visitors and patients, alleviates plant safety and environmental conditions.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Screens patients to grant access to health center
  2. Answers visitor’s questions concerning locations of various offices, rooms, and other areas

within NCHC

  1. Periodically tours building and grounds, examining doors, windows, and gates to determine that

they are secure and not tampered with

  1. Confronts unauthorized persons for questioning, routes or telephones police for

assistance, according to circumstances

  1. Patrols NCHC grounds to detect unauthorized persons or vehicles when appropriate
  2. Checks cars and verifies if vehicles are parked in restricted areas, such as fire zones, turnarounds,

or reserved parking spaces

  1. Checks exterior lighting and access routes to emergency and fire entrances

Core Competencies:

  1. Ability to speak read and write English and follow written and oral instructions
  2. Must possess a valid Connecticut driver’s license with a clean DMV record

Lifting Requirements

Lifting: Heavy is considered lifting 100 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of

objects weighing up to 50 pounds. May stand for up to 8 hours a day, walks and climb stairs, and

ladders while on duty. Field of vision needed to detect unauthorized persons, malfunctioning

equipment, or fire, works inside and out.


Position Requirements:

  • State of Connecticut Security Guard Card
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Minimum of two (2) years of direct service experience.
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish preferred
  • Acceptable driving record check, valid driver’s license, and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be well organized, able to multi-task, prioritize, and attend to detail.


Norwalk Community Health Center Mission, Vision and Values


To provide quality, innovative care that enriches the lives our patients


To lead our community toward the achievement of the best possible health


The work of Norwalk Community Health Center is guided and informed by our beliefs and commitment to:

Compassion – we feel solidarity with our patients and our coworkers; we feel one another’s joy and sorrow.

Respect – we treat patients, guests, and fellow associates with sensitivity and empathy.

Dignity – we acknowledge each individual, their cultural diversity and that of the community we serve.

Quality – we strive to deliver the highest quality service by continuously improving our services and processes.

Excellence – we endeavor to become the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.

Limitations and Disclaimers:

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor or other clinic management in compliance with Federal and State laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

How to Apply

Norwalk Community Health Center Norwalk