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UncommonGoods Seasonal Security Officer in 140 58th Street Brooklyn, New York

Seasonal Security Officerat Uncommon Goods(View all jobs)

140 58th Street Brooklyn, NY 11220

About The Role

We are currently seeking enthusiastic, attentive and self-motivated individuals with a strong background in the Security field for temporary, full-timeSecurity Officerpositions.

About You

As a Security Officer, you will be responsible for performing tasks in support of UncommonGoods’ safety and security operations, such as maintaining a safe and secure environment for all team members by patrolling and monitoring surveillance equipment.

About Us

  • Uncommon Goods offers an ever-changing assortment of original, creative gifts. We partner with independent makers and small businesses to offer our customers an assortment of items that they love to surprise loved ones with (and treat themselves, too)!

  • We are built on better business practices and committed to having a positive impact on people and the planet. Learn more here.

  • The best part of Uncommon Goods is us—our team. We've been around for over 20 years because of all the wonderful people who make UG the one-of-a-kind company it is.

Learn more about our products, B Corp certification, guiding principles, Better to Give program, and team members you might be working with.


  • All positions are full-time, five days per week with opportunities for overtime. We have various start-times: mornings, afternoons and overnight shifts.


  • Secure the premise and protect personnel by controlling access, patrolling the multi-floor areas, monitoring surveillance equipment, and inspecting warehouse and office equipment and activity.

  • Prevent losses and damages by reporting irregularities and safety hazards; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers; documenting incidents.

  • Sign guests in and out, answer phones, maintain logs, issue equipment, restock PPE supplies, direct traffic, etc.


  • Open availability is preferred, all days and shifts, including overnights. Shifts are not rotating.

  • Must have at least one year of experience in Security work (loss prevention, surveillance, foot patrols, fire safety, site protection, etc.) or any military service or first responder experience

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with all managers, visitors, co-workers and employees

  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

  • Must have a valid & current New York State Security Guard License

  • Must have a current 8-hr Annual NYS Security Training certificate

  • Fire guard or other FDNY certifications a plus

  • CPR certification a plus

  • Safety-related (ex. OSHA) certifications a plus

Company Perks:

  • $18 per hour, plus an additional $2 per hour worked "Thank You Pay" bonus!

  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events.  (Thanks to our team's creativity, we've devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it's still fun.)

  • 40% discount on our products.

  • Professional development/educational reimbursement.

  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for all team members; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Resume

UncommonGoods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer