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Curtis Lumber Co. Guard - Nights in Ballston Spa, New York

Job Description

Build Your Career with Curtis Lumber!

Curtis Lumber is one of the 100 largest and fastest-growing building materials retailers in the nation. We recognize our employees hard work and dedication are the driving force of our success, and we continually look for ways to reward them. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits coupled with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism.

Our Ballston Spa location is looking to find an experienced hard working individual to join our team of Guards to work:

Sunday 3:30pm-12am

Monday 7:30pm-4am

Tuesday 4:30pm-1pm

Wednesday 4:30pm-1am

Thursday 4:30pm-1am

Friday Off

Saturday Every other Saturday Off (Shift 12pm-5am)


Support the company facilities and operations, including inspections of property and buildings, this is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation.


  • Identify Safety Issues then address or contact Building Maintenance/Loss Control Manager

  • During a snow/ice event; maintain the area(s) around Guard Shack, Gates and Corporate Building and maintain a path to generator

  • Observe operation of propane station to ensure safe dispensing

  • Observe arriving/departing personnel for security and safety reasons

  • Observe departing Company trucks/vehicles for safety issues


  • Periodically patrol buildings and grounds (night & special circumstances during the day)

  • Record data such as unusual occurrences, property damage or malfunctioning equipment (night)

  • Sign out/in transfer trucks going to other Branches

  • Log rail cars in/out

  • Monitor video surveillance system- obtain still photos/video footage as needed

  • Identify trespassers and address as needed. Notifies authorities of suspicious or criminal acts.

  • Address parking issues as needed

  • Check in/out vendor trucks/vehicles and give direction as needed


  • Handle onsite emergencies and provide traffic control when necessary

  • Handle emergency phone calls from Branches and notify the appropriate Departments/Management

  • Notify EMS/Police/Fire in case of emergencies

  • Take alarm calls from Mahoney and address as needed

  • Assist with incidents when needed


  • Mentor fellow Employees as needed for their continued improvement

  • Spot check inventory of items when needed

  • Assist customers in seasonal area when needed and you are not by yourself

  • Check customer propane tanks for expiration and condition when you are not by yourself

  • Give directions to “Lost” customers and vendors

  • Complete assigned projects

    At Curtis Lumber we embrace a culture of accountability and safety. Join us, and you’ll quickly see everything that sets us apart is also what brings us together.

    If you are ready to Build your Career, apply now to connect with our Recruitment team today!


    Comprehensive Benefit Package - Medical, Dental, Vision • Competitive Wages • 401k with Company Match • Ideal Retail Hours • Paid Holidays & PTO • Bereavement Pay • Profit Sharing • 529 College Savings • Employee Assistance Program • Tuition Reimbursement • Boot Reimbursement • Employee Discount • Community Events • Employee Referral Program

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