Public Safety Officer I

Newton Wellesley Hospital Newton, Massachusetts
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September 30, 2022
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Newton, Massachusetts
Receiving general direction from the Public Safety Director, Manager, Supervisor, or Lead/Charge Officer, incumbent shall provide a safe and secure environment for Hospital patients, visitors, and employees by enforcing Hospital security regulations and by continuously watching for and the timely reporting of all hazards or unusual occurrences through patrol of assigned areas. Furthermore, the incumbent shall provide protective service and response for protection of the people and property of the Hospital and is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operation of Department.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma required
  • A strong educational background (Associate s or Bachelor s degree) in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred


  • No experience required, but 1-3 years of security or related experience preferred

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Massachusetts Driver s license or valid license form the state in which the employee resides
  • Must submit to and pass an annual criminal background check.
  • Must obtain prior to the end of training period and maintain throughout employment:
    • AVADE Workplace Violence Prevention & De-Escalation Training
  • Must obtain within the first 90 days of employment and maintain throughout employment:
    • International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security (IAHSS) Basic Officer Certification
    • First Aid/CPR/AED
    • FEMA IC-100, ICS-200, and ICS-700
  • Must obtain within one year of employment and maintain throughout employment:
    • Handcuffing Training
    • Pepper Spray Defense Training
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Massachusetts License to Carry Class A Licensure

Primary Location

MA-Newton-NWH Main Campus

Work Locations

NWH Main Campus


Police and Security Officer


Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)



Standard Hours



Evening Job

Employee Status


Recruiting Department

NWH Parking and Public Safety

Job Posting

Aug 2, 2022

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