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  • Put your business front and center by sponsoring a Chamber event, annual program, or digital media.

    New network building events in 2022 include the Battle of the Business Bowling Tournament and the Local Lunch for restaurants.  BE PRO BE PROUD and Connecting Educators in Industry are focused on building the workforce pipeline for our community.  Also new this year are two annual program sponsorships, the Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Chamber Ambassadors, both focused on advocacy for a strong, business friendly climate in our community, county, and state. 

    Or promote your business utilizing the Chamber website, which received more than 145,000 visits in 2021. And don't forget the long running favorites; the Annual Meeting & Business Expo, the Golf Classic, Business After Hours, and the Arkansas Scholars Award Ceremony.




  • Security Officer

    Job Title: Security Officer                                                               Wage Level: Hourly
    Department:  Security                                                                    Effective Date:
    Reports To: Security Director                                                      Review Date:
    Safety Level: Safety Sensitive Position
    Education, Qualifications and Skills

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Current valid driver’s license
    • Prior security experience
    • Six (6) months or more experience involving direct customer interaction 
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office 
    • Effective oral and written communication skills 
    • Active listening skills 
    • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively 
    • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately 
    • Attention to detail 
    Standard Requirements
    • Support the Mission, Values, and Vision of Methodist Village Senior Living and the facility
    • Knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere, which allows for the privacy, dignity, and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment
    • Report to Management immediately all instances of abuse, neglect, misappropriation/handling of resident property, or other concerns such as inadequate staffing, etc.
    • Support, cooperate with, and implement specific procedures and programs for:
      • Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs
      • Maintain confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee, and operations data
      • Comply with all Quality Assurance and regulatory requirements
      • Comply with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from harassment, and all illegal and discriminatory behavior
    • Support and participate in common teamwork:
      • Cooperate and work together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment
      • Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations
      • Follow up as appropriate with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns
      • Promote positive public relations with residents, family members, and guests
      • Complete requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work duties as assigned
    Essential Job Functions
    • Deter criminal activity and misconduct, investigate suspicious situations.
    • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle. 
    • Monitor for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.
    • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons. 
    • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles.
    • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits. 
    • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate guidelines. 
    • Prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required.
    • Provide assistance to residents, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Answer phones, as required, in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Implement the Emergency Plan in case of emergency.
    • Other duties as assigned. 
    Working Conditions
    • Interact with residents, family members, staff, visitors, government agencies / personnel, etc. under all conditions / circumstances
    • May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff, visitors, etc., under all conditions / circumstances
    • May be subject to frustrations in meeting work demands due to frequent interruptions
    • May be exposed to infectious waste; diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses
    Physical & Sensory Requirements For All Job Functions
    • Walk, sit, and stand frequently alternating throughout the workday.
    • Ability to lift, carry, push, bend, reach, grasp, perform fine manipulations, etc., necessary to perform job duties
    • Ability to remain calm under stress
    • Ability to communicate with residents, staff, families, and volunteers
    • Obtain annual TB skin test, if possible, and flu vaccination (Arkansas required).
    I understand this job description and its requirements. I understand that this is not an exclusive list of the job functions and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned. I understand these job functions may be altered by management without notice. I understand that this job description in no way constitutes an employment agreement and that I am an at-will employee.