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Security Officer

Posted November 7, 2020

Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM
NM Safe Certified Hotelier, Inspiring Our Communities, & Celebrating Local Artisans

About This Job

Current Opening: EVENINGS FROM 5pm to 1am 

Position Purpose:  The Security Officer will under the direction of the Regional Director of Security maintains the quality and safety of the property. The Security Officer is an essential support to Heritage Hotels & Resorts in creating unforgettable, safe, experiences for guests and employees.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Essential Duties and Functions/Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Work under direction of the Regional Director of Security.
  • Maintain high level of positive and professional approach with coworkers, and guests.
  • Communicate regularly with leadership (Regional Director and General Manager) regarding security job assignments and required time-frame for proper workflow on property.
  • Follow all safety, sanitation, and health regulations policies.
  • Reduce the opportunity for the commission of crimes through the use of thorough, preventive patrol and high visibility of security throughout the premises on a timely schedule.
  • Watch for unusual, illegal or dangerous activities occurring on the premises.
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation.
  • Address all complaints from guests / debriefs with team members in person whenever possible.
  • Promote and preserve the peace on premises to assure a comfortable and non-threatening environment for guests and employees.
  • Aid, or seek aid for, individuals who are in danger of physical harm, or in need of medical attention.
  • Respond to emergencies as prescribed in Emergencies Service Procedures.
  • Patrol all areas of the property and assist guests with room access, valet, bell services and housekeeping if required during the shift.
  • Input all written reports and activity summaries of all incidents answered during shift while adhering to company guidelines on confidentiality.
  • Help assure compliance with liquor laws.
  • Assist in developing and presenting security related programs.
  • Willingness to be cross trained to assist at any of sister properties.
  • Other duties as assigned consistent with the functions of this position as needed at any of the properties.


  • Strong knowledge of security software and MS Office preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and ability to multitask.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and late nights.
  • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more.
  • Must be able to lift/push/reach for/carry 30+ pounds frequently.
  • Minimum of 2 year or equivalent combination of education and experience; security management ideal, hospitality experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience/training.
  • CPR Certification & Driver’s License Required, Alcohol Servers License preferred.

Heritage Hotels & Resorts Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does E-Verify. 

compensation: Starts at $14.00 an hour


About this Employer

Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe

125 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 988-4900

56 Room Hotel

The Hotel Chimayó in the Center of Historic Santa Fe, New Mexico

Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, just steps from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe offers an authentic Northern New Mexico escape. More than 400 years of authentic, artistic tradition welcomes guests to Hotel Chimayó de Santa Fe, creating an ambiance drawing from the multi-layered story of the community.

From the original artwork in every room of our Santa Fe hotel to the décor and colors of the public areas, the unique traditions of Northern New Mexico are present in even the smallest decorative elements. Learn more about New Mexico travel and Santa Fe by visiting our Explore Santa Fe page. 

Just one block from Santa Fe's historic Plaza in downtown Santa Fe, Hotel Chimayó is the ideal location for exploring Santa Fe - one of the top five destinations in the world - and experiencing New Mexico travel. World-class shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants and nightlife are all within walking distance of our boutique Santa Fe hotel. Explore the Palace of the Governors, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Canyon Road art retailers.