Protection Officer, Sergeant

Position: Protection Officer, Sergeant

Job ID: 145308

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11p -7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  


We are searching for a Protection Force Sergeant - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll protect the staff, patients, visitors and assets of Texas Children’s Hospital in supporting the Texas Children’s Hospital by providing a visible first line security presence, efficiently handling customer inquiries, requests for assistance, and ensuring smooth traffic flow. To provide support to the Operations Manager, Security Services (Protection Force), Security Supervisor, and Protection Force Lieutenants as required.


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Responsibilities :

  • Provides security functions at designated posts during varying hours and shifts
  • Patrols the hospital as assigned, observing all conditions inside and outside of the hospital for potential threats to the safety of patients, visitors, employees and medical staff
  • Controls traffic and parking in designated areas Safely operates and maintains Texas Children’s Hospital owned vehicles as directed by supervisor and departmental procedures
  • Certified in Basic Life Support and use of AED and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Attends and completes hospital and departmental required training
  • Performs as Protection Force Team Leader as directed or in the absence of the Protection Force Lieutenant on the assigned shift



  • High School diploma (or equivalent) Three (3) years of security experience
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Meet the Texas Department of Private Security Board (TDPSPSB) requirements
  • Valid Texas Driver’s license and safe driving record



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