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Public Safety Officer (Security Officer)

Job Details

Fort Myers, FL

Public Safety/Security

Full Time

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Job Summary

We have openings at various locations including Cape Coral Hospital, Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, Golisano Children's Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, and Coconut Point. Shifts are 12 hour and either 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am and we have a variety of shifts, from part-time, full-time, and PRN.


Officer patrols all areas of their assigned location in all weather conditions. Patrols are conducted on foot or in a variety of vehicles. Patrol areas include hospitals, business occupancy areas, and other areas as assigned. Efficiently maintains a safe and secure environment. Officer provides assistance to visitors, patients, employees and others with general, Public Safety, and safety issues of all Public Safety related incidents, including but not limited to acts of physical violence. Immediately responds to all emergency and disaster situations. Officer assists patient care staff as required. Officer follows broad instructions and operates within the guidelines of established System policies and applicable local, state, and federal laws in carrying out duties. Officer maintains a high code of ethics, moral conduct, confidentiality, and professionalism. Officer maintains a flexible schedule and is able to respond to any Lee Health location. Officers are assigned a diverse set of additional duties as needed to complete a task or mission. May be required to engage and physically control acts of aggression and threatened acts of violence.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements


  • High school or equivalent (GED)



  • 1 year healthcare security, law enforcement, military or other related field preferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements


  • Valid Florida drivers license within 30 days of employment
  • Class D Security License from Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services - need state issued license or proof of application (state issued acknowledgement card) within first 30 days of employment. Proof of State issued license to be provided within 90 days.
Additional Requirements:
  • All license/certification must be current and active at all times
Certifications/Registration Requirements
  • IAHSS Basic Level Certification (CAHSO) within 1 year of employment

 Additional Requirements:

  • All license/certification must be current and active at all times

 Other Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills such as typing, using Public Safety software programs, and writing concise detailed reports with proper spelling and grammar. Ability to use basic electronics such as a digital camera, closed circuit television equipment, Digital Video Recorders / DVDs, and multiple line telephones, handheld radio and other Public Safety equipment as assigned.

Work Type:

Full Time

Primary Shift:


LEE Health

US:FL:Fort Myers

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