Security Officer

Penn National Gaming
September 17, 2022
Selma, TX
Job Type


Dont just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Retama Park, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

  • Adheres to all departmental and company policies and procedures regarding guest service standards.

  • Provides continuous patrol by foot and vehicle of the casino, hotel, and surrounding areas owned by the company as needed to address any suspicious activity or other concerns.

  • Escorts and transports funds for table fills, slots, and/or banks; provides security for kiosk add fills and money drops to include tables and slots; provides escorts in sensitive areas for all non-gaming team members (e.g., maintenance, repair companies, and/or cleaning personnel).

  • Responds to all disturbances and alarms to ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for guests and team members.

  • Addresses any type of medical situations on property and ensures proper emergency contacts are notified if necessary.

  • Operates Security Dispatch as needed, including but not limited to dispatching officers, maintaining key control, and maintaining all logs required in the Dispatch Center.

  • Provides a superior guest experience through consistent, positive interactions; has the resiliency to deal with the difficult customer.

  • Assists leadership and prepares detailed reports on Security-related incidents that occur on company property.

  • Attends all departmental, company, and safety/first aid training programs as scheduled.

  • Performs all functions of Fire Safety Officer, including monitoring of surveillance equipment, alarms, video multiplexers, and intercom system according to established procedures.

  • May assist in the handling of horses.

  • Checks identification of all persons that appear to be under 21 years of age.

  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all company matters.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous experience in a guest service-related field required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Drivers License and operate company vehicles as needed.

  • Will be required to obtain CPR Certificate and Bloodborne Pathogen training.

  • Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong problem-solving, mediation, and organizational skills required.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be fluent and literate in English.

  • Ability to identify and quickly respond to potential problems and conflicts and defend self and others in combative situations.

  • Must have the ability to run on level surfaces as well as up and down stairs. - Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.

  • Must have strong computer skills and be fully competent in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to write clear, accurate, and concise reports.

  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff, and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of energy and take a proactive and strategic approach to dealing with issues.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with guests and team members at all levels of the organization.

  • Must have the ability to remain calm in emergency or stressful situations.

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, theres a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family. The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set. Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means youll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Starting from $12.50 per hour, based on experience

Job/Display ID: 2022-93861

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Street: 1 Retama Pkwy

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