Job Description

Building Guard - UNION


Primary Purpose of Position:


Insure and maintain security and life safety standards under the direction of management and subject to specific building rules.


Essential Functions:

  • Maintain security and life safety standards in accordance with security guidelines established by the company.
  • Available for 1) various shifts, 2) to fill in for other personnel, and 3) to occasionally work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays to ensure adequate building coverage.
  • Promote and contribute toward overall effort in maintaining a high standard in the operation and safety of the building as well as positive tenant relations through daily work practices.


Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Pursuant to the terms of the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement:
    • Preference shall be given to those employees already employed in the building based upon the employee’s seniority, but training, ability, and appearance, where required, shall also be considered
    • If a present employee cannot fill a job vacancy, the vacancy shall be filled by using the Union Section of the New York state Placement Bureau
    • An individual selected to fill this position must become a member of the Union after the thirtieth day following employment
  • A High School diploma or equivalent educational certification preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of military, police, or security experience, or specific educational background in a related field.
  • A background clear of prior convictions of criminal acts that could potentially place the building at risk.
  • Possess and maintain all licenses required, including but not limited to:
    • NY State Security Guard Registration
    • Deputy Fire Safety Director Certificate
    • Any other license or certification as from time to time may be required by state, local law, or ordinance
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and as a productive member of a team.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate responsibilities efficiently.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, tenants, and vendors.
  • Basic computer skills necessary to operate computer for general day to day work.
  • Ability to demonstrate exemplary tenant relations and provide excellent customer service.


Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach and use arms to perform tasks.
  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Often required to sit; may be required to climb stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision and distance vision.
  • Involves movement between departments, buildings, and floors to facilitate work.


Boston Properties is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.
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