Oportunidades de Empleo
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LHA provee a todos los empleados permanentes a tiempo completo con Seguro Médico despues de dos (2) meses con la Agencia y un Plan de Retiro, Seguro de Vida, Licencia Anual y Licencia de Enfermedad al completar su período de prueba de seis (6) meses.
Las solicitudes de empleo están disponibles en la Autoridad de Vivienda del Edificio de Administración de la Ciudad de Laredo, 2do Piso.
También puede descargar la aplicación en este sitio web y presentar en persona, fax o correo electrónico.
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Seguro de salud
La Autoridad de Vivienda proporciona y cubre el 100% del Seguro de Salud a través de Blue Cross Blue Shield de Texas. Un plan de compra está disponible.
Plan de Retiro
Los empleados de LHA reciben un plan de jubilación a través de Housing Authority Retirement Trust (HART). La Autoridad de Vivienda contribuye el 9% de los salarios reales del empleado a su plan. Los empleados son responsables de contribuir el 2% de su salario bruto hacia su propio plan.
Seguro de Vida
La Autoridad de Vivienda proporciona un Seguro de Vida de dos veces (2x) el salario del empleado. Se puede comprar cobertura adicional.
Dias Anual/ Enfermedad
Tiempo para licencia anual y de enfermedad se acumulan a los seis (6) meses de la fecha de contratación. Cada período de pago un empleado ganará cuatro (4) horas de anual y cuatro (4) horas de enfermedad.
Los empleados de LHA pueden optar por adquirir una cobertura de seguro adicional de las pólizas ofrecidas:
- Muerte Accidental / Desmembramiento
- Air Evac Equipo vital
- Legal Shield
- Discapacidad de corto plazo
Opción de Depósito Directo
El depósito directo es una opción bancaria que permite la transferencia de fondos sin la molestia asociada con los cheques de papel. Este es un servicio gratuito que nos permite depositar el cheque de pago directamente en su cuenta personal de cheques o de ahorros. Descargue y entregue este formulario a nuestro departamento de finanzas.
Security Patrol Officer
Reports To: Director of Housing Management
Department / Division: Housing Management
Employment Status: Full-Time
Date: January 24, 2018
Serves as a visible security presence in matters relating to Agency security. Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents and employees through effective performance of assigned duties and for safeguarding Agency property against theft, fire, vandalism, and illegal entry. These tasks are to be performed at a level that supports the Agency’s efforts to achieve the highest rating on HUD’s evaluation systems. The duties listed below are illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements regarding duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment in association with this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
Undertakes and performs the following and other work-related duties as assigned.
- Safeguards residents, employees, and assigned areas including buildings, equipment, and property by patrolling in and around Agency premises including parking areas before, and after business hours as assigned on foot, or vehicle.
- Patrols through assigned area to check for fire, prowlers, lighting and unsecured locks, and unauthorized personnel. Notes irregularities and responds appropriately.
- Notifies department supervisors of suspected illegal activity on Agency property and reports hazardous and unusual conditions or malfunctions observed.
- Promptly responds as needed to alarms and safety/security calls and investigates disturbances. Interviews witnesses and obtains signatures. Conducts routine investigations of minor incidents.
- Immediately reports any in progress criminal activity or emergency situation to 911 and carefully monitors the incident and acts as a professional witness for responding emergency units. Intervenes only when injury or death to any party is eminent.
- Conducts follow up investigations of incidents on Agency properties.
- Communicates with the Project Managers regarding any concerns about Agency properties.
- Assists the Project Management staff upon request with unit inspections.
- Assists the Project Management staff regarding police calls on Agency properties.
- Assists staff with recommendations for properly securing sites.
- Is available on an on-call basis for emergencies.
- May assist law enforcement officers with incident calls at the developments as requested.
- May assist with crowd control and patrol at development events or emergencies.
- Escorts people/property to desired destination when monies, documents or safety of property or persons are a concern.
- Provides appropriate assistance to employees and residents, as necessary.
- Prevents loss and damage by reporting irregularities and informing persons of rule infractions or violations and apprehends or evicts violators from Agency premises.
- Identifies, observes, and questions persons on Agency property or on Trespass List when the reasons for their presence or intentions are questionable.
- Calls police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire of the presence of unauthorized personnel. Reports undesirable activities to police and requests assistance if necessary.
- Circulates among visitors, residents, and employees when appropriate to preserve order and protect property.
- Writes timely and accurate reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences, by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities. Generate a report on a monthly basis on all security activities.
- Maintains rapport with local law enforcement, civil defense, and first-aid agencies by establishing personal contact and cooperating to resolve situations.
- Appears as a witness in the Agency’s administrative grievance procedure, civil dispossessory hearings, or other civil or court proceedings where the issue includes criminal or quasi-criminal conduct in or near public housing developments involving any resident, member of a resident’s household, or any guest or guests of a resident or household member.
- Maintains accessibility and professional demeanor with residents to ensure resident confidence in discussing or reporting issues of concern.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies as appropriate.
- Assists in developing or enhancing crime prevention programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Security Supervisor.
Education and Experience
High School graduate or GED Required. Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice preferred or related field and two (2) years’ experience in police or security related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The following Certifications must be obtained within one (1) year of employment or other allowable period of hire as authorized by the Executive Director or his/her designee:
- State Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification including firearm requalification.
- Fair Housing
Knowledge and Skills
- Thorough knowledge of pertinent laws of arrest, search and seizure. Ability to learn and apply applicable provisions of state and federal laws and district policies, including laws concerning theft, burglary, arson, malicious mischief and trespassing.
- Working knowledge of state Penal Code and Vehicle Code.
- Thorough knowledge of methods and techniques of report preparation and writing.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.
- Working knowledge of pertinent Agency policies and procedures.
- Thorough knowledge of local resources available to assist in cases of emergency or dangerous situations
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and reason effectively during emergency situations and adopt an effective course of action.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Ability to recognize illegal, unsafe, and contraband substances or weapons.
- Ability to conduct investigations and security patrol.
- Ability to remember details such as faces, license plate numbers, names, and incidents.
- Ability to collect and preserve evidence.
- Ability to understand and follow moderately complex written and oral instructions and to communicate and relate to persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
- Ability to operate appropriate computer equipment and software packages.
Supervision Received and Given
The employee receives instructions from the Director of Housing Management. Normally, the employee plans and carries out work activities with minimal supervision and independently resolves problems that arise. The employee receives specific instructions when complaints are brought to the attention of the supervisor; and when the supervisor is contacted by the employee for direction. The employee’s work is reviewed for conformity to organizational policies and attainment of objectives. The employee has no supervisory duties.
The employee references the state Criminal Code, and other applicable state, federal, and local laws and ordinances, Agency regulations, rules and policies and procedures as needed in performing assigned duties. All other guidelines are generally given orally and supplement established procedures. If a situation not covered by guidelines arises, the employee consults the supervisor for guidance or, in the case of emergency situations, exercises sound judgment as to the best course of action and notifies law enforcement and/or emergency responders as appropriate to the circumstances.
The employee performs a variety of tasks which are usually routine and repetitive; however, emergency situations do arise. All tasks require personal judgment and decision-making based on technical knowledge, sound judgment, and experience.
Scope and Effect
The employee’s work directly affects Agency employees and the residents. Through successful accomplishment of the job duties, the incumbent enables the Agency to offer a high degree of continued safety and security to its residents and employees.
The employee’s personal contacts are primarily with residents, nonresidents, suspicious persons, and other security personnel. Contacts with residents are particularly important to establish a professional presence and ensure resident confidence in discussing or reporting issues of concern. The purpose of contacts is to give and obtain information necessary to successful performance and fulfillment of security-related job duties. Conditions under which contacts occur can range from normal to stressful in emergency situations.
- Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a security operations capacity or in an office setting as required.
- Must be able to sit and/or stand for up to eight hours at a time while preforming work duties.
- Must be able to walk, or run for prolonged periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; occasionally climb and balance; regularly push, pull, lift, and/or carry light to moderate weights.
- Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, residents, service agencies, and work-related contacts in an environment that will sometimes include increased levels of work-related stress.
- Must be able to use fingers bilaterally and unilaterally to perform job-related functions.
- Must have vision and hearing corrected to be able to perform essential job functions.
- Must maintain a professional appearance and portray a positive image for the Agency.
- Must be able to maintain punctuality and attendance as scheduled.
- An employee may request a reasonable accommodation to mitigate any of the physical requirements listed above.
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and the employee is exposed to weather extremes. The employee is subject to normal risks associated with visits to housing developments and confrontations with residents and nonresidents.
- Must possess a State of Texas driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.
- May be required to work after office hours on the on-call work schedule.
- Must work with the highest degree of confidentiality.
- Must be available for occasional overnight travel for training.
- Must pass employment drug screening and criminal background check.
The Housing Authority of The City of Laredo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. The duties herein are representative of the essential functions of this job. This job description reflects management’s assignment of functions; however, it does not prescribe or restrict tasks that may be assigned. Nothing in this document restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. The qualifications listed above are
guidelines, other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job may be considered at the discretion of the Executive Director.
Employment with The Housing Authority of The City of Laredo is on an “at-will” basis. Nothing in this document is intended to create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and does not constitute a promise of continued employment.
Disclaimer: The above statements describe the general nature, level, and type of work performed by the incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, demands, and skills required of personnel so classified. Job descriptions are not intended to and do not imply or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. Management reserves the right to add, delete, or modify and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice. This job description supersedes earlier versions.
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