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Acadia Healthcare Security Guard in Lancaster, South Carolina



  • Assist, direct and monitor all persons entering and leaving the facility property.

  • Keep accurate log books, as required.

  • Direct emergency personnel arriving on facility property and maintain flow of traffic during emergencies, such as fire drills.

  • Communicate incoming admissions, visits and deliveries to appropriate staff.

  • Monitor parking area to ensure that no loitering or misconduct takes place, monitor lobby area and do frequent sweeps of the entire facility.

  • Interact with staff and patients in a professional manner at all times.

  • Report any suspicious behavior to the CEO, supervisor or a member of leadership.


  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Two or more years’ experience in security, corrections or military.


  • Valid state driver's license.

  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.




  • Safety Minded: Advanced

  • Attention to Detail: Intermediate



  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)