Security Officer - Upscale (464744)

Posted 19 days 7 hours ago by G4S

Permanent
Not Specified
Government & Defence
Washington, Seattle, United States, 98115
Job Description
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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Upscale Security Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

As an employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:
  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Sick leave for employees working in Washington State
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development
As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me!Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:
  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance
Specific Duties and Essential Functions
  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
Education, Licenses and Certifications Required
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must complete any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Must successfullycompletea State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Meaningful and verifiable work history in any field
    • Minimum of one year verifiable and successful security experience
    • Associate's degree or higher in any discipline
    • Service in the active duty military, military reserves or National Guard
    • Service in auxiliary police or police cadets
Skills Required
  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail
Other
  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
  • Must be a U.S. citizen ora lawful permanent resident
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules and respond to work assignments with little to no advance notice.
  • Must be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must successfully complete the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing, if armed or otherwise required
    • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract
Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.
Associated topics: canine detection, explosive detection, guard, monitor, patrol officer, protect, public safety, public safety officer, school, surveillance
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