Job Description

Additional $1.00 per hour for working 2nd shift hours.

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Security Guard on 2nd/3rd shift in our Building & Grounds Department at our Elkhart, IN manufacturing plant. This position is responsible to perform security and fire protection observation duties for all the buildings & grounds, and check in trucks. This position also requires some weekend work.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to communicate with employees as they enter/exit the buildings through guard entrances. This position will also involve the initial contact for truck drivers and public vendors and answering the phone during off hours.

 Additional responsibilities of the Security Guard will include:

  • Maintain a visitor log
  • Patrol the parking lots and building
  • Monitor fire pumps and alarm systems
  • Dispatch fire truck drivers and record their activities when the trucking department is closed
  • Back up the switchboard after hours
  • Greet Visitors to the plant
  • Physically verify outgoing shipments, complete paperwork and enter into the computer
  • Available to work other shifts in the invent of an absence, vacation, etc
  • Monitor weather conditions


Skills / Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree Preferred.
  • Some computer experience is needed.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.


Important Notes

Carpenter Co. offers a comprehensive benefits package including excellent health insurance, generous profit sharing plan, and much more. We offer long-term career opportunities for our employees in a stable industry and clean working environment. We also offer tuition reimbursement to our employees after 1 year of service. Our Elkhart Branch employees average over 10 years of service with the company, and we'd like for you to join us!  To learn more, check us out at

2nd Shift Hours: 3PM - 11PM

3rd Shift Hours: 11PM - 7AM