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Security Technician - Night Shift

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Facilities & HSE

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Schedule: Sunday - Tuesday + every other Wednesday 6pm to 6am

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Observe for signs of crime and suspicious activities and report to the proper company departments.
  3. Secure premises by completing patrols internal and external to the buildings and document activities in a written log and/or electronic application due at the conclusion of each shift. The patrols will include building access points, general grounds, and may include monitoring surveillance equipment.
  4. Complete and submits shift reports by recording observations, information, and surveillance activities. The shift report is due at the conclusion of each shift.
  5. Immediately respond to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and site visitors.
  6. Obtain certification in First Aid/CPR/AED and be prepared to render aid to the level of your training.
  7. Help clear and put down ice melt to maintain clear stairs, and walking paths after a snowfall.
  8. Escort employees at their request to vehicles at all hours
  9. Assist facilities and HSE teams with miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Supplemental Data

Information that will enhance the understanding of the nature of the job (e.g., number of people directly supervised, total staff supervised, sales volume impacted, operating budget, extent of travel required, etc.)

  1. Contact Supervisor in emergencies or with unusual situations.
  2. Contact campus or SLC Police for support.
  3. May work nights, swing shift and weekends.
  4. Must be capable of working alone and without direct supervision.
  5. Work outside patrolling day and night.
  6. Not armed.
  7. Will be required to obtain state certification as an unarmed security guard.
  8. May be assigned to work at multiple locations in the Salt Lake Valley.


Training and Education

Minimum education and/or training requirements for this position (i.e., high school diploma, college degree, and/or certification).

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Unarmed Security Guard certification required within 3 months of hire date.
  3. Must obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within 3 months of hire date.


Minimum time and type experience required for this position.

0-2 year’s security experience. Preference will be given to candidates with prior corporate security experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, special skills and/or abilities required to perform the job functions (e.g., negotiation, technical writing; statistical evaluation).

  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to make good decisions with available information.

Must obtain a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

Physical Requirements

List any special physical requirements needed to perform the job, such as ability to lift specific weight. List “None” if there are no special requirements.

Physical – Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 40 lbs., walk on even and uneven surfaces and stairs, have fine motor coordination, ability to pass a respirator fit test, and have ability to gown for clean room environments.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e.,,, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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