Security Officer (Male, Age 27) in Napavine, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSecurity Officer
Salary$30,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationNapavine, NY
Years Experience5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a non-profit catholic hospital

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I make sure patients and employees are safe

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 3 weeks sick

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
yes

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes, it’s nice to meet people

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work at a hospital, and I am constantly on the move. I like being able to walk around and be active in my work

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 3
Benefits: 3
Hours: 1
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 3
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 3

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amhand out keys

walk around exterior and interior of campus

8am to 9amwalk around exterior and interior of campus
9am to 10amwalk around exterior and interior of campus
10am to 11amwalk around exterior and interior of campus
11am to 12pmwalk around exterior and interior of campus
12pm to 1pmwalk around exterior and interior of campus
1pm to 2pm
2pm to 3pm
3pm to 4pm
4pm to 5pm
5pm to 6pm
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
online application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one solo interview with the department manager

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
can’t remember

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, my coworkers are very helpful

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
not necessarily

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Talk to people, look around.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Patience, and social skills. I am constantly in contact with people, many sick or hurt, and you have to be able to communicate with them in many different ways

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
listen

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, it is a great company, and one I would be happy to always work for

What are your current career goals?
Eventually be manager of my department

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1cook3 years20000I was a cook at a restaruant
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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