Security Guard - Hyannis Terminal


Security Guard

Hyannis Terminal


The Steamship Authority is currently accepting applications to fill an opening for a Security Guard at the Hyannis Terminal.  Duties include providing security for customers, terminals, vessels, parking lots, and employees; protecting the assets of Steamship Authority buildings and property, and customer property, including maintenance and hazardous material storage areas.  The starting pay for Security Guards is $17.13 per hour.


  • Patrol Steamship Authority grounds to protect against fire, theft, illegal entry, inffractions of safety regulations and other irregularities. 
  • Ensure the security and safety of Steamship Authority properties, employees, equipment, as well as all physical aspects of the properties including parking lots and motor vehicles.
  • Maintain records and prepare incident reports and other documents pertinent to security activities accurately and completely.
  • Investigate disturbances and in the event of an emergency, maintain order and safety to protect property.
  • Respond to emergency situations such as accidents, injuries, and safety hazards.  Provide appropriate level of assistance and summon authorities.
  • Secure and unlock facilities.
  • Secure lost valuables.
  • Maintain required records, reports, and files as required.  Maintain department equipment and supplies.
  • Attend training programs.
  • Practice company expectations, customer service approaches, and all administrative policies and procedures.  Maintain compliance with Facility and Vessel Security Plans and Operations Manuals.
  • Demonstrate basic computer ability and appropriate interpersonal skills.
  • Respond appropriately to crisis situations.
  • Perform other work-related duties as requested/directed.


  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • High School education or GED.
  • 1-year prior experience in a Security related position.
  • Must have good writing and verbal skills and ability to produce concise, accurate, and well written reports.
  • Ability to act in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

 Interested parties may obtain an application or submit a letter of interest and resume to

Human Resources Office

Steamship Authority

228 Palmer Avenue

Falmouth, MA 02540