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Security Officer at Sonesta International Hotels Corporation

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

The security Officer is responsible for performing hotel functions, to include fire prevention, safety, investigation, and resolution of guest and employee complaints regarding safety and security matters.

Job Description

  • Performs hotel security functions to include fire prevention and safety checks.

  • Prevents losses of company and guest’s property due to thefts, burglary, pilferage, and other criminal activity.

  • Insures a safe and tranquil environment for guests and employees.

  • Checks doors, windows, and secures facilities during non-operating hours.

  • Monitors the activities of personnel on the premises to detect and counter thefts and other criminal activities.

  • Investigates thefts, accidents, and other incidents which occur on the property.

  • Completes associates forms and reports.

  • Resolves guest and employee complaints regarding safety and security matters.

  • To perform other work related duties as assigned by Management.

  • Ability to stand and walk on a continuous basis, and run as warranted.

  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle during all hours and in all weather conditions.

  • Ability to understand and execute all safety and emergency procedures, (for example:  fire, crowd control, inclement weather, and bomb threats.)

  • Ability to understand and operate emergency equipment, (for example fire extinguishers, wheel chairs, respirators.)

  • Ability to lift, carries, and store in overhead areas approximately 50 lbs.

  • Ability to lift and move, in an emergency situation, an immobilized adult.

  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, climb (including stairs and ladder), and reach.

  • Ability to push and/or pull approximately 75 lbs.

  • Ability to work in temperature extremes.

  • Ability to utilize communication equipment (for example:  telephones, radios, and beepers.)

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with guests and other employees.

  • Ability to interact with guests and other employees in a courteous, empathetic, and discreet manner.

  • Ability to read and write effectively.

  • Ability to sustain direct contact with the public; must establish high degree of customer service, (smile, eye contact, positive personal presentation, etc.), and high volume interaction with guests and staff.

Special Qualification, Education or Licenses:

  • Possession of a valid CPR certification

  • Completion of First Aid training

  • Possession of 20.40 visions with or without corrective lenses.

  • Possession of any city, county, state, or other licenses as required by law

Additional Job Description


Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Vacation

  • Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts

  • Paid Holidays

  • Sick Days

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Newborn & Adopted Child Leave

  • Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long term Disability

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Credit Union

  • Direct Deposit

  • Employee Activities & Events

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.