Job Description

Global Community Charter School (GCCS) serves the community of Harlem by providing students in grades K through 5 with a rigorous and inquiry-based education. GCCS teaches students and families to work together across cultural differences in order to encourage students to exhibit the courage and conviction to make a difference.

Job Summary

Global Community Charter School (GCCS) is currently looking for a Security Guard for the 2018-2019 school year. The security guard position is full-time; hours are 9am – 6pm Monday through Friday, and is responsible for ensuring a safe, secure school environment for staff, students & guests that is conducive to learning.

Global Community Charter School – Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Welcome and greet students, staff, and visitors with courtesy, professionalism and respect.
  • Establish a rapport with the students, faculty and staff to provide an atmosphere that is safe, secure and conducive to learning.
  • Maintain communication with facilities and operations staff via hand radio at all times
  • Control access to the building’s entrances and exits by utilizing the CCTV system.
  • Issue verbal trespass warnings to people who are not on school premises for legitimate reasons; call for assistance as needed.
  • Report inappropriate activities or unauthorized persons on or around campus to the Operations Manager or COO.
  • Escort students to their appropriate location as needed.
  • Resolve student conflicts in a safe and professional manner; make referrals to appropriate staff as needed.
  • Maintain communication with NYPD 32nd Precinct and assigned youth officers.
  • Secure all packages and deliveries to the school and communicate arrivals to the main office for instructions on storage and distribution.
  • Supports the Facility Associate with day-to-day operations of the facility including janitorial, life-safety, and general maintenance and helps to ensure these are carried out in a manner consistent with approved practices and procedures.


  • Must attain Fire Safety Director Credentials and assume the role of Fire Safety Director for their shift and during all building safety drills. (Training will be provided).
  • Strong customer service skills are required.
  • Must have security license issued by the State of New York.
  • Employment is conditional based on a successful fingerprint clearance and background check.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in a security position.
  • School experience a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing and/or walking for long periods of time, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, moving light furniture and/or equipment, walking several hours per day in hallways and outside.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

GLOBAL COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL is an equal opportunity employer. 


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No telephone inquiries please. GCCS is committed to diversity and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates in this search. GCCS is an EEO.