The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Security Monitor

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
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# of Openings
Regular Part-Time


Ensure the safety of everyone who enters The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center.



  • Enforces rules of the Harbor Light Center
  • Ensures the safety of all clients, staff and visitors
  • Monitors all incoming traffic into the facility 24 hours per day
  • Monitors security cameras
  • Facilitates and performs emergency evacuations
  • Secures the building and ensure all doors are locked
  • Conducts internal and external rounds throughout the building and premises
  • Performs searches of dorm rooms, or other spaces, to detect contraband or other prohibited items
  • Conducts Breathalyzer tests on every client (required & random) entering South Entrance 
  • Conducts urine drug screens (required & random) on clients
  • Performs search of belongings on all perspective clients
  • Performs search of belongings for current clients who have left the facility (ie. work, shop, etc.) and are re-entering the building
  • Directs and documents Bed Checks to verify client census on a nightly basis
  • Confiscates, disposes, and documents all contraband found on clients, in building or premises
  • Escorts clients to meals
  • Monitors clients at breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Conducts mandatory Morning Thoughts for clients
  • Dispenses and tracks lunch bags given to working clients
  • Escorts clients to group sessions
  • Transports clients to and from the hospital
  • Transports client medications to Medical Room
  • Monitors clients in the Medical Room during medication administration
  • Distributes and tracks all client linens during evening and weekend hours
  • Maintains Transitional Housing sign in/out sheets for clients
  • Maintains Smoking sign in/out sheets for clients
  • Documents & completes Incident Reports for events related to the building, premises, off-site occurrences and/or clients
  • Receives and completes Property Log for all property dropped off to clients
  • Secures and completes Valuables Log of all client valuables/property
  • Logs every piece of mail received from the United States Postal Service
  • Answers, transfers and directs all incoming calls to the appropriate person or department
  • Monitors Residential Treatment Department and Clients when no Residential Treatment staff is in the building
  • Monitors community service workers
  • Processes & receipts cash and/or check payments for client accounts when Financial Office is closed
  • Attends monthly In-Service Meetings and staff meetings
  • Helps/Assists other departments as needed or directed
  • Maintains attendance in accordance with agency guidelines
  • Contribute to a positive work environment


Education:                           High School Diploma or Equivalent.


Background Checks:                            Must pass a CPS History Check, Local Law Enforcement Background check and The Salvation Army’s background check.  Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.


Experience:                             Security experience preferred.


Certifications:                         Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain The Salvation Army Driver’s qualification standard. You will be expected to obtain a Chauffeur’s license.


Skills/Abilities:                         Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with leadership and field personnel.  


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