The Middle East Institute (MEI) seeks a full-time security & maintenance officer who will be responsible for the oversight MEI’s building and property, as well as facility operations. General duties may include completing checklist items, minor repairs, plumbing/electrical, snow removal, etc. Additionally, the candidate will perform duties as a security guard to protect the company’s premises, assets and personnel. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience and technical knowledge to perform duties outlined below. This position will maintain a high visibility presence and prevent all illegal or inappropriate actions.
Perform minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling gaps on walls, etc.
Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues
Install appliances and equipment
Do minor garden/yard upkeep
Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs
Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation)
Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. fire alarm)
Monitor and control access at building entrances
Watch alarm systems or video cameras and operate detecting/emergency equipment
Assess against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry by unauthorized persons
Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems
Experience using hand and electrical tools
Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
High school diploma or equivalent
Proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position
Basic Knowledge of building and construction
How to apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Security and maintenance officer” in the subject heading.