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.

Supplemental Information

The Steamship Authority requires employees to obtain and maintain full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

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