MassHire Central Career Centers

Security Guard Job Opportunities

MassHire COVID-19 Disaster Recovery NDWG

Temporary Security Personnel

Job Description

MassHire Central Career Centers are seeking full-time security officers who are reliable, dependable, flexible and detail-oriented. MassHire is a customer-facing organization that serves the general public with locations in Worcester and Southbridge, MA.  Candidates must have flexibility to work in the local MassHire Career Center office as needed, and be willing to be cross-trained and work for both locations as needed.

This position is grant-funded and are temporary.  All applicants must be unemployed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and meet National Dislocated Worker program eligibility requirements*.  Individuals eligible for this grant must be:

  • temporarily or permanently laid off as a consequence of the COVID-19 Pandemic; ​
  • a dislocated worker as defined at 29 U.S.C. 3102(3) (15); ​
  • a long-term unemployed worker; or​
  • a self-employed individual who became unemployed or significantly underemployed as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic ​

*Eligible job seekers would qualify for grant funded training post temporary employment assignment.


  • Greet customers and control the flow of per maximum occupancy guidelines
  • Verbally screen customers for potential illness; perform temperature checks; ensure every customer who enters the building is wearing a face mask and is social distancing
  • Sign in all staff, customers, and visitors (i.e. delivery vendors) at the security check-in point to enable contact tracing
  • De-escalate situations as they occur, notify management and/or local authorities as needed
  • Maintain an incident log of all adverse actions and responses
  • Periodically patrol the career center working areas to ensure customers are maintaining social distancing
  • Provide daily reports of all who entered the building to the career center management team
  • Must maintain confidentiality of customer information at all times


  • Must have the ability to speak with customers facing economic hardship in a firm but empathetic manner
  • Maintains professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must have clean CORI
  • Must be able to walk, sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be very detail-oriented
  • Must have PC and office skills
  • CPR/First Aid/First Responder training preferred
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual strongly preferred
  • Veterans preferred
  • Previous security personnel work experience preferred

Pay Specification, hours,  and schedule:

  • $16/hr with opportunity for paid training
  • Fulltime, 40 hours per week
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Temp Assignment, with Permanent Hire Possible


Please complete the form below in its entirety and hit “Submit”. Candidates must undergo eligibility screening and meet eligibility requirements in order to continue the application process.