The Durst Organization

  • Vacation Replacement Security Officer

    US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
  • Durst Profile

    The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and 1,250 units of residential rental housing. The Durst Organization built the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the United States, the 2.1 million square foot LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. The Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential properties.

    The Durst Organization continues to grow and seek out new opportunities for innovative commercial and residential development in and around New York City.


    Vacation Replacement Security Officer will provide vacation coverage from approximately April 1 to September 15, 2018. The Security Officer will work with Security Team Leaders to maintain a safe and secure environment for its employees, tenants, and visitors.


    • Security Officers will be required to execute a number of comprehensive and integrated security measures and countermeasures and must be able to adapt physically to the changing needs and priorities of the Security Organization.
    • Security posts will vary and may include exposure to varying weather conditions.


    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
    • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
    • Must possess agility, and visual and auditory acuity to perform the essential responsibilities of this position.
    • Demonstrated ability to listen and communicate calmly, effectively, and courteously in both emergency and non- emergency situations.
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, typically for the duration of an 8-hour shift.
    • Knowledgeable and able to use x-ray image recognition, Magnetometer alarm resolution, and related technologies
    • Must have a technical aptitude and willingness to learn how to perform security x-ray and screening procedure and use required equipment
    • Successful candidates will have earned their high school diplomas or equivalent and must possess an in force New York State Security Guard License (8 & 16 hours). College level coursework and NYC Fire Safety Certification are a plus.
    • Experience in hospitality or concierge work is also a plus.




    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; crouch; bend; talk; and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 10lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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