Requisition Number: KSD-KSDSOC-2023-01-01
Job Title: SOC Specialist
City: San Marcos
State: CA

Blackstone Consulting, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to any protected status and a work environment that is free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. As such, Blackstone Consulting, Inc is committed to complying with all laws protecting employees as required by Federal, State, and local regulations.

SOC Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

Security Dispatcher Operator San Marcos - CA

SHIIFT; FLEX - MUST be available nights & weekends.


To safeguard the health and safety of our employees, families, customers, visitors and community at large, COVID 19 vaccination will be a requirement for employment, and we will consider accommodations for medical and religious-based reasons. You will need to follow the safety protocol as communicated by work location.

Blackstone Consulting, Inc. (BCI) is a minority-owned, 6,000 employee, global service provider overseeing account services in food, environmental, facility maintenance, professional staffing, and security. Within our healthcare security division, we help healthcare organizations achieve superior programs and results. This includes our investment in you and your ability to deliver best practices to our client while receiving exceptional training to advance your healthcare career with BCI. Together, we are building a best-in-class healthcare security operation and are looking for top talent to join us in this effort. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

BCI seeks a dedicated and passionate Healthcare Security Officer to serve as an integral part of the security and care delivery team for a leading healthcare provider.

Minimum Qualifications at Entry:

  • Be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a reliable and functional means of communication (i.e., cell phone)
  • The legal right to work in the United States
  • Possess a valid government-issued driver’s license
  • Active state-issued guard card

Company benefits include – see all the details at

  • Medical Insurance - The Kaiser HMO plan has a $0 annual deductible & an out-of-pocket max of $1,500/$3,000 (CA Kaiser Medical Plan) with a co-pay of $10 Primary Doctor and $10 for Specialist per visit.
  • Vision Insurance - Vision care plan option through Guardian for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Dental Insurance - PPO dental plan option through Guardian for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Retirement & 401(k) - Retirement benefits are available for purchase through Empower. Employees are eligible to enroll in a 401(k) savings plan if they have been an employee for at least 6 months and are 18+ years old.
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance - BCI offers Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage for employees to purchase through Guardian.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Through Guardian’s WorkLifeMatters program. 100% paid by BCI.
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance - Employees have the opportunity to purchase voluntary life and AD&D insurance coverage for themselves and eligible dependents through Guardian.
  • Supplemental Insurance - Employees have the opportunity to purchase Accident and/or Critical Illness supplemental insurance through Guardian.
  • Additional Benefits - Pet insurance can be purchased through Nationwide. Employees are eligible to enroll in several disability, supplemental, and life plans offered by Aflac and TransAmerica.
  • Annual Raises - wage increase every January
  • Paid Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Training & Career Development

Employee Resources Group - Women in Healthcare Security Network provides scholarship, mentorship, and other great programs for women and

Summary: The Security Operation Center Dispatcher/Operator is directly responsible for answering telephones, acknowledging alarm signals, monitoring video recording devices as assigned throughout the assigned Service Area, and providing the information to the Security SOC Administrator, supervisor and officers accurately.  The SOC Dispatcher/Operator is also responsible for documenting incidents (including names, actions and times) on the Daily Activity Report.  The SOC Dispatcher/Operator responds to security needs of assigned healthcare facility, its agents or contractors and Securitas personnel. Assist with the functions of physical and personal security and safety measures of members, patients, staff, and visitors.  Assist with the protection of staff and property from theft or damage, or persons from hazards or interference, including the potential for violence in the workplace.

Immediate opening for a dedicated individual with a strong work ethic and general understanding of the familiarity with the duties of a SOC Dispatcher/Operator. 

Principle Responsibilities

  • The Security Dispatcher serves and is directly responsible for the monitoring of the alarm systems, the cameras, and the radio systems for security throughout the assigned Service Area.
  • The Security Dispatcher is hired to make decisions: rapidly, accurately, and often times with very little information to go on. 
  • The Security Dispatcher is also the liaison between security and all other departments as well as patients and visitors.
  •  The Security Dispatcher is also responsible for making the appropriate internal and external notifications during facility emergencies or unusual events, as well as keeping the Security Shift Lead or Supervisors at all locations advised of unusual occurrences that might affect his or her shift.
  • The Security Dispatcher will also be responsible for accurately processing, logging and reporting events on his or her shift, coordinating incident and service request responses, and performing routine equipment maintenance as directed by the Lead or Supervisor.
  • The Security Dispatcher is assigned logistical support projects and other duties within the SOC as needed.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Use of personal computer and spreadsheet software
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn security operations and procedures
  • Courteous telephone manner
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service and service delivery orientation
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures

Minimum Qualifications 

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED experience in security, military, or law enforcement, computer technical related experience preferred.  Prefer one year of healthcare security experience or previous supervisor experience in service field.   

Core Competencies:

  • Security Basics: Ability to learn, retain and perform basic healthcare security functions;
  • Risk Management: Ability to identify, educate, manage, and report security risks impacting service delivery;
  • Communication: Ability to listen, share, modify information and effectively communicate amongst different stakeholder groups and in varying departments;
  • Service Delivery: Ability to consistently demonstrate professional behavior that is responsive to the needs of the client;
  • Leadership: Ability to motivate, inspire, and influence others.


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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.