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VHC Health Safety/Security Officer in Arlington, Virginia

Safety/Security Officer

Job Description

Purpose & Scope:

Patrols Virginia Hospital Center facilities and property to maintain order, protect personnel, and prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, etc. Enforces Virginia Hospital Center policies and provides assistance to patients, visitors, and employees. Responds to other Security requirements of the VHC campus. Responds to complaints of wrongdoing and prepares incident reports / activity logs.


High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


One year of experience as a security officer is preferred.

One year of significant customer service delivery is preferred.


Virginia DCJS Unarmed Security Officer License is to be obtained within six months.

Valid state driver's license is required.

Clean driving record is required.

Other Qualifications

Employees hired prior to the September 1, 2021 job description update (to certification section) will obtain their Virginia DCJS Unarmed Security Officer License within six months of the effective date of the job description version, no later than March 1, 2022.

VHC Health™ has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for more than 75 years. A proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of independent healthcare organizations, the Hospital prides itself on offering the latest technological advancements and medical practices. Virginia Hospital Center was recently designated a Newsweek 2020 Best Maternity Care Hospital, received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and once again named a Leapfrog Top Hospital in 2019. Virginia Hospital Center is designated as a Magnet hospital® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, is a 453-bed not-for-profit teaching facility offering comprehensive healthcare and multiple, independently recognized Centers of Excellence