WellStar Health Systems Security Officer 1 - Security Unit in austell, Georgia


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


Responsible for a fixed post or patrolling an assigned area to preserve peace and order, to provide excellent customer service and to protect persons and property, and to perform duties relating to the welfare and safety of the employees, patients, visitors, and property of WellStar Health System. Reports to the Supervisor, Security Services.


Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Required Minimum Certification: Must possess Georgia Weapons Carry License issued under GA code 16-11-129. Must have a current/valid Georgia driver's license and have an insurable driving history.

Must pass required psychological examination. Must achieve Basic Security Officer certification through the IAHSS within the first year of employment.

Required Minimum Experience: One-year private safety/security, security related military or law enforcement experience preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to speak, read, write and follow written and oral instructions. Possesses writing skills necessary to complete incident, accident and investigative reports. Must be able to pass standard security training program including Non Violent Crisis Intervention, defensive tactics, baton and Taser use as well as basic life support for healthcare provider status according to American Heart Association criteria. Must pass WHS mandated psychological evaluation prior to and during employment. Public relations skills necessary to communicate effectively in a courteous, professional and tactful manner. Must be able to accept responsibility, manage authority and maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to function independent of constant supervision and exercise physical and emotional restraint under stressful conditions. Ability to observe, listen attentively and use problem-solving skills. Preferred: Some knowledge and experience with security CCTV and access control systems.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Security

Facility WellStar Shared Services

Category Facility, Environmental, and Nutrition & Food Services

City Austell

Shift Days

State Georgia