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Working at Collington can be fun as well as rewarding. Collington is committed to the idea that making our retirement community a good place to work will also make it a better place to live. As a leader in the field of continuing care, Collington offers a quality work experience with opportunities for professional development and an excellent wage/benefit package.

 We offer careers in a variety of different areas: 

  • Nursing
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • Dining
  • Administrative

 The Kendal Corporation and Kendal affiliates operate on the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in evaluating any person for employment, training, compensation, promotion, or termination. We operate in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.



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Safety & Security Assistant (3pm - 11pm)  (Full Time)
Location: Mitchellville, MD




Collington, A Kendal Affiliate ( is a premier full-service not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Mitchellville Maryland.  Collington offers superior care and service to its residents in 361 independent living homes and apartments, 65 assisted living apartments, and a 44-skilled nursing bed health center.   Located on a beautiful 125-acre campus, Collington is known for its peaceful campus featuring native trees, rolling lawns, a six-acre lake, walking trails and exquisite gardens.



Position SummaryThe security assistant is responsible for maintaining a safe, secure environment for all residents, visitors and staff as well as protecting Community property; responsible for verifying the presence of all residents, scheduled employees and third party contractors on the campus.



Essential Functions


  1. Makes scheduled rounds of both inside and outside the buildings to maintain a safe, secure environment which is accomplished via foot/vehicle patrol surveillance (roving). Remains in communication with the safety/security/communication assistant at the desk via hand held radio; reports to investigate all calls reported to the security desk.  Notes concerns of residents, security concerns and safety concerns observed. Responds to investigate all fire alarms and emergency calls.
  1. Monitors employees as they clock in and out of work; monitors site wide alarms and CCTV; receives emergency communications and in accordance with established protocols dispatches roving assistant and/or designated medical personnel to origin of call.  Answers incoming and in-house telephone calls; provides appropriate information and/or assistance to residents and visitors.
  1. Utilizing CCTV monitors vehicles entering/exiting the community as well as persons loading/un-loading supplies and materials at the loading dock. Records the license plate numbers and the names of both personnel and vendors on campus.
  1. In accordance with established protocols and when necessary contacts appropriate outside law enforcement, fire control, emergency medical/rescue personnel; maintains required reports detailing the reason for, time of contact, response time, actions taken, and required follow-up.
  1. Accomplishes all work in the order of priority set by supervisor.  Follows the procedures as out lined in policy number: ESD 6.18 (security vehicle).



Education and Experience



High school diploma or equivalent with one (1) year of work experience in security or other safety related field.  Valid driver’s license is required.  One-year customer service experience preferred.

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