Protection Officer - The Woodlands

Position: Protection Officer - The Woodlands

Job ID: 146768

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands


Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 9p - 6a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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 on the hunt for our next Protection Officer—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll protect the staff, patients, visitors and assets of the hospital. You will support the hospital by providing a visible first line security presence. We need someone who can efficiently handle customer inquiries, requests for assistance, and ensuring smooth traffic flow. You must be able to respond and assist to emergencies and disasters.

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides security functions at designated post locations
  • Observes all persons entering and exiting the Hospital; maintains visitor and entry logs Ensures that the required sign-in logs and documents are properly maintained as prescribed by departmental procedures
  • 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
  • Operates hospital vehicles and other assigned duties
  • Responds to emergency situations Certified in Basic Life Support and use of AED and Personal Protective Equipment Attends training and keeps certifications up to date


  • Must have a current NCSO (NonCommission Security Officer) license
  • Two (2) years of security or customer service experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Texas Drivers’ license and a safe and clear driving record
  • Meet the Texas Department of Private Security Board (TXDPSPSB) requirements
  • Knowledge of hospital and security functions Ability to function in a great variety of situations that require clear, action and reactions in a very confusing environment
  • Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and function in stressful situations
  • Must possess strong customer service skills and amicably communicate and interact with other departments, hospital Administration, visitors and patients
  • Must possess the ability to learn or have competent knowledge of computer programs specific to the hospital


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