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Security Officer

posted October 7, 2019

The Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, IL
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About This Job

Job overview

As a Security Officer, you will fill a guest services role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals by ensuring the safety of the hotel guests.  

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have a minimum of 1 year facility’s security experience and accredited certification in criminal-justice related area, or equivalent required. Specific license as required by state or local policy.
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and radiate a positive and accommodating attitude while interacting with customers.
  • Works as a team with staff and departments for the well-being of the hotel and guests.
  • IRD and Bell Attendant duties are required to assist the overnight Guest Service team.
  • Patrol allocated areas of hotel and property as directed and watches for suspicious, irregular, prohibited, or dangerous activities, situations, or persons, as outlined in hotel policy.
  • Circulates among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Calls police, fire department, or ambulance in cases of medical emergency, or any dangerous or threatening condition such as fire, presence of unauthorized persons, or non-compliant violators of hotel policy.
  • Inspects and adjusts security systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.
  • Handles shipping and receiving after hours and weekends.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Vacation PTO & Choice PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

Compensation: $14

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About This Employer

The Westin Chicago North Shore

601 North Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090

(847) 777-6500

412 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Serenity awaits just 16 miles north of Chicago O'Hare International Airport at The Westin Chicago North Shore. Situated on Chicago's prestigious North Shore in Wheeling, Illinois, our hotel offers guests both suburban tranquility and urban access; nearby attractions include the Chicago Botanic Garden, Northwestern University and the area's famed Restaurant Row. Guests can settle into our exquisitely designed guestrooms and suites, which feature signature touches like our Westin Heavenly® Bed and Westin Heavenly® Bath, plus the latest in entertainment and complimentary Wi-Fi. After a restful night's sleep, we offer an array of inspired amenities, including a WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, a heated indoor pool and an accompanying whirlpool. Authentic Italian cuisine is on the menu at Saranello's, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Showcasing over 35,000 square feet of impeccably outfitted meeting and event space, our hotel is also a leading events destination in Wheeling.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.