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Armed Security Officer

Company: Ascension
Location: Wichita
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Applicants will work various shifts, with undetermined days off, as needed.  Associates will be required to work the shifts and locations presented to them.

What You Will Do:

Provide security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

  • Perform proactive monitoring of and timely response to potential/actual security threats.
  • Investigate, document and manage security incidents and hazards.
  • Maintain knowledge/follow policies and procedures regarding alarms and emergency/disaster preparedness plans.
  • May facilitate planned drills and simulations.
  • Provide information and assistance to staff and visitors to promote safety.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Security Guard obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Drivers License credentialed from the Kansas Department of Motor Vehicles, preferred.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

Wichita State Univ.Tech Private Security training certification.  

Three years of experience in, public service, security, fire department, law enforcement or corrections.
Computer proficiency, and skilled with frequently used software applications.
Able to qualify with a handgun and be legally permitted to carry the weapon. Able to engage and be certified with personal defensive weapons, with prior training preferred.  
Good driving record with minimal violations.

Why Join Our Team:

For more than 125 years, Ascension Via Christi has been providing caregivers rewarding careers. As the largest provider of health services in Kansas, Ascension Via Christi offers competitive pay and benefits, professional and personal training and development and an innovative work environment. We aim to care for our associates so they can focus on providing compassionate, personalized care to our patients, with special attention to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:


For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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