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Security/Reception Per Diem Position

Barrier Free Living

Barrier Free Living (BFL) is dedicated to helping New Yorkers with disabilities live independently in the community. Through its various programs, BFL provides a broad range of residential and non-residential services to disabled survivors of domestic violence, transitional shelter to the disabled homeless, and outreach to physically disabled individuals with mental health and/or chemical addiction issues. Services include case management; housing placements; independent living skills training; occupational therapy; short- and long-term individual counseling; advocacy within the medical, mental health, child welfare, law enforcement, and criminal justice systems; and referrals to outside services.

Position: Security/Reception (Per Diem)

The Reception/Security Per Diem team member reports to the Facility Manager


  • Greet all visitors and direct them to the appropriate party
  • Search the bags of all persons entering and leaving the facility
  • Provides appropriate information to people (consumers, colleagues, third-parties) needed to gain or give services, in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Answers phone with courtesy; guides callers to appropriate party; offers appropriate information over the phone and ends all calls per customer service manual guidelines
  • Maintain all agency materials (brochures, informational flyers) in a visible position and stocked for visitors and staff at all times
  • Working knowledge of the fire systems and a certificate of fitness
  • Working knowledge of all the emergency service information and be able to direct the emergency personnel in a professional manner.
  • Make hourly checks of the facility to ensure the safety of residents and staff
  • Maintain a daily log
  • Respond to and deescalate incidents
  • Receive and log packages
  • Monitor activity in the facility via camera system


  • Have basic knowledge of computers
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

To Apply:

Please visit BFL’s website at http://www.bflnyc.org/about-us/employment/

Click the appropriate link on the page and enter your information online.

  1. Klever Delgado
    May 13, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Im very interested in this position. Keep me posted on further information,

  2. Vivian Rivera
    July 14, 2015 at 6:26 pm

    I applied for this position a few days ago. How do I go by in knowing the status of my application?

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