Security Officer - Full time - Cocoa - job 958570

Westgate Resorts

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Cocoa, Florida

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Westgate Resorts provides a diverse range of vacation experiences. From sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean to snow-covered Utah mountains, families can affordably experience the country's most desirable vacation destinations. A world leader in the timeshare and hospitality industry, Westgate has resorts in Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, Missouri, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. Westgate meets every vacation expectation, for every family, for every budget. As we continue growing, we will continue offering the best and most-affordable vacation options out there!


Job Description


Security Officers act as an instrument of corporate policy in the execution of the CFI, Inc. Safety and Security Program. This is accomplished through an impartial and consistently cooperative effort on behalf of team members and management.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


·       Provide the initial response to all incidents of an emergency nature (Police, Fire, or Medical), and act accordingly within the scope of duties as a Security Officer.

·       Maintain a uniformed security presence at specified company interests.

·       Manage entry and exit control points at designated properties.

·       Monitor a proprietary station or front desk (fire alarm panel) as required by law and monitor Security surveillance system.

·       Conduct safety inspections as directed by policy and established procedure.

·       Maintain individual Security activity records, checklists, and logs.

·       Write detailed and accurate incident reports and emails. (Basic computer skills required)

·       Respond to basic service requests and perform preventative maintenance on the electronic guest room security system and in-room electronic safes if applicable.

·       Perform lost and found inventory control tasks.

·       Upon approach of a vehicle at the entrance gate of a resort the Security Officer shall smile and greet the guest or visitor.

·       Perform traffic control and parking enforcement duties as required.

·       Directs visitors or guests to their proper desired destination within the resort location.

·       Respond to any security related complaints and take appropriate actions.

·       Assist public safety officers in the performance of their duties as requested and/or required.

·       Perform key control and accounting duties.

Inspects all stickers and invitations to ensure proper admittance to a resort. All unauthorized person shall be refused admittance


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.




High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic computer and communication skills.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Where applicable, all applicants must have completed the requisite course for unarmed security officers as prescribed by the State. Applicants must also possess a valid State Driver’s license.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; to include:


·       Climbing several flights of stairs without stopping

·       Running short distances

·       Standing for prolonged periods of time in various weather conditions

·       Riding a patrol bicycle

·       Moving or positioning heavy objects

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Security Officers must be able to work any shift (day or night) and in all weather conditions. The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the applicant is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The applicant is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Information

Why Westgate?

  • Full benefits package on the 1st of the month after 60 days, including sick and vacation time, medical, dental, vision, and retirement/401k, disability plans and more!
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Team Member discounts on resort stays and in restaurants

… our team members are valued, recognized, heard, respected, empowered... and KEY to our organization’s success!

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