Security Officer First Class - ED

Johns Hopkins University

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Baltimore, MD
Contract type: Full time
Johns Hopkins University
Requisition #: 613992

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201

Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Nov. 22, 2022

Position Summary:

The Security Officer - ED for The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a specialized unit of officers selected and trained to work specifically in the Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments. The Security Officer - ED will provide a leading role in keeping the waiting, med/surge, psychiatric treatment areas and ambulance ramp safe and secure. They will monitor patient/visitor activity and assist clinical team members with disruptive and or abusive patients and visitors as directed.


Work requires a comprehensive knowledge of security functions as would normally be acquired by significant experience in a security operation. The completion of a High School degree or equivalent. Requires acceptable completion of Johns Hopkins basic security officer training and emergency department officer training. Security Officer - ED specialty training will include but is not limited to enhanced observation and assessment, de-escalation, use of magnetometers (stationary and hand held) and self-defense

Work Experience:

The candidate must have one (1) year of security experience in the Johns Hopkins Public Safety program as a Security Officer First Class and/or commensurate experience within a hospital setting to include, but not limited to a law enforcement officer who has graduated from an accredited law enforcement training academy. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Must be able to meet the necessary requirements in the Offer of Employment letter. These include:

a) acceptable background history;

b) successful completion of the health screening examination given by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety;

c) *the continual ability to pass random drug testing; and

d) successfully meet JHH and Corporate Security physical standards and to maintain those standards on a continuing basis.

e) Must be able to meet all criteria necessary to obtain and maintain a MD State Police security clearance.


Full Time (40 hours)

Day Shift, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

weekend work required



JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts - including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

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