Job Description

Homer, AK


Work Hours: variable


This is a Casual position with variable hours.  If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara in Human Resources, at 907-235-0950 or email


$24.28 - $28.18/hr** and up (rate of pay range quoted is for 0-10 years of experience, rate is higher with more years of experience, PLUS shift differentials where applicable) **Hourly rate includes additional 15% added in lieu of benefits.

What you'll do:

The Security Officer is a position in the Security Department:

- Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the security program.

- Perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to; daily rounds, monthly fire extinguisher & emergency station checks, and completing work orders as assigned through the Facilities department.

- The position is supervised by the Safety & Security Manager.

What you'll need:

  1. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED.
  2. No previous experience required.
  3. Would prefer a minimum of 1 year relevant experience (Security, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Emergency Services, Military) or 2 years of relevant education in lieu of experience.
  4. Must obtain the basic level certification from the International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) within 6 months of hire.
  5. Must maintain the Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 6 months of hire.
  6. Demonstrated ability and expertise with conflict resolution & de-escalation techniques.
  7. Must be able to read, write and understand English; follow verbal and written instructions.
  8. Must be able to pass a Job Function Test and meet the physical demands of the job.
  9. Must have basic computer skills.
  10. Must have good communication and listening skills.
  11. Must be able to perform work with attention to detail, be flexible in work assignment and work competently in stressful situations.

About Us: 

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.  

We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Application Instructions

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