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Security Guard

Posted March 2, 2021

Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach, FL
“This is a great opportunity to work for a growing hotel company. We provide an excellent benefits package. The Postcard Inn on the Beach is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.”

About This Job

The Security Guard patrols the hotel and grounds. Responds to security and emergency situations in safe and efficient compliance with policies and procedures, brand standards and federal, state and local regulations. Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management.

What you will be doing

  • Know and comply with all safety, security and emergency procedures.
  • Patrol all areas of the hotel including grounds and parking lots. Note, search, handle and report on any unusual circumstances, safety violations, car or property theft, accidents and injuries.
  • Maintain constant emergency readiness. Respond immediately to all emergency alarms and calls for help. Determine course of action, notify appropriate management and authorities and perform basic first aid as needed.
  • Enforce the “No Solicitation Policy” of the hotel, if necessary.
  • Escort suspicious or undesirable persons off property, if necessary. Escort individuals to and from vehicles as needed.
  • Conduct investigations of security incidents. Complete security forms documenting guest and employee property and/or personal injury incidents.


Education and Experience:

  • High school education plus schooling in law enforcement, loss prevention or related major. One or more

    years of related experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and comply with safety and security policies, procedures and regulations. 
  • Ability to understand and obtain alcohol awareness and first aid certification. 
  • Ability to remain calm, take proper steps, and direct others in an emergency. 
  • Ability to ensure release of any Company, hotel, brand, and guest information is consistent with privacy policies, practices and regulations. 
  • Ability to timely compile facts/figures, identify and investigate issues and resolve basic matters. 
  • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to operate a computer, calculator, phone and other office equipment. . 
  • Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills. 
  • Consistent professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient. 
  • Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.


  • Paid vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Matching 401-K
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

About this Employer

Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach

6300 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

(727) 367-2711

196 Room Hotel

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a Top 10 Hotel Management Team and "hospitality employer of choice!"

Our Hotel

Catering to guests who are happiest in bathing suits and bare feet, Postcard Inn On The Beach recalls the bygone days when road trips ruled and surfers were the undisputed stars. “Hip, affordable and resolutely casual” says Travel + Leisure of our sun-kissed St. Pete Beach Gulf Front resort, where guests kick back in surfer chic guest rooms, savor fresh Floribbean cuisine and sip cool tropical cocktails and local brews at the oldest bar on the beach.

Whoever said all hotel rooms should be the same had no idea what they were missing! We invite our guests to feast their eyes on our 196 uniquely designed rooms created to make every beach getaway even more epic by adding the perfect backdrop to any vacation.