Safe House Security Guard (Per Diem)

Job Closing: Oct 27, 2017

Division:  Community and Family Services, Three Sisters Program  

Job Code:  33-9032 

Status:  Per diem 

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Safe Home Security Guard is responsible for maintaining safe and secure environment for Safe Home residents and staff by patrolling building premises and grounds.


  • Secures premises and residents by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points

  • Patrol premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and property

  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances

  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons

  • Communicates incidents, issues and other relevant information accurately and timely to appropriate staff through recording entries into log book and personally through meetings

  • Reviews logbook and other communication systems daily to keep informed of issues

  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours, when necessary contact on call advocate for situations requiring immediate attention

  • Presents him/herself in a ready, alert, neat, properly groomed, and professional manner at all times when formally representing the Three Sisters Program

  • Enforces shelter rules uniformly and consistently

  • Responds appropriately to needs and crisis situations, such as mediating basic interpersonal problems between residents and summoning emergency and/or on call personnel

  • Punctual in arriving to work at dedicated posts, in responding to regular duties and in responding to unexpected circumstances as well as accountable for the whereabouts of all residents on shift

  • Address any behavior issues of residents that create disharmony, criminal or otherwise

  • Provide transportation for clients to designated pick-up/drop-off points when necessary

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED required with a minimum of six months related experience.  

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Able to work independently; strong interpersonal and communication skills, tactful, empathetic communication style.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  


As a staff member of The Three Sisters Program you are bound to Ethical Standards of conduct. These standards include the following:  

  • Staff will always uphold the confidentiality of clients as well as of the location of our Safe Home.

  • Staff are to always conduct themselves in a professional manner in all facets of their lives, if they at any point make a decision that could cause harm to a client, their position with the Three Sisters Program will be terminated. 

  • Three Sisters Program staff must always model appropriate behavior and act as a mentor to any Three Sisters Program clients.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks.  Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.