Security Officer-Armed

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  • Security Officer-Armed

    Company:
    Securitas USA

    Location:
    Shawnee
    KS
    US

    Category:
    Customer Service, Hospitality - Hotel, Retail

    Degrees Required:
    Not Specified

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Manages Others:
    No

    Requirements:
    prior security experience; armed experience preferred. Prior military experience and excellent customer service skills

    Requirements:

    ARMED SECURITY GUARD OPPORTUNITIES

    $500 Hiring BONUS Offer

    Securitas Security Services has multiple opportunities for ARMED security guards in Overland Park! Ideal candidates would possess a strong professional and courteous demeanor at all times. We are looking for candidates with prior military background and/or current or prior guards with armed security experience.

    These are Full-Time positions with a starting pay wage of $15/hr in Overland Park

    PLUS!

    Pay raises at 6 and 18 months!

    Currently an armed guard?

    Ask us how you can qualify for our

    $500 Hiring BONUS offer!

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • The ability to effectively utilize excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to withstand physical conditions such as standing or climbing stairs, for prolonged periods of time. Additional physical requirements may include lifting up to 25lbs
    • Must be able to analyze a problem and locate the best solution without hesitation.
    • Must possess good judgment on all levels but particularly in safety.
    • Punctuality is a top priority in the Security field and is non-negotiable.
    • Must possess a professional demeanor and maintain it under all circumstances.
    • Must be able to meet the minimum requirements for state and local licensing and/or site standards as established by the company.
    • Prior military experience and/or current or past experience as an armed guard.

    DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responds to unusual or emergency situations at client's site using the appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response by following established protocol.
    • Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons.
    • Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process; precludes unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets.
    • Observes and reports activities and incidents, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel.
    • Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.
    • Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.
    • Monitors entrances and exits; acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry; controls entrances, the movement of people and vehicles, and parking.
    • Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives or company management.
    • Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents.
    • Prepares logs and reports as required.

    MINIMUM HIRING STANDARDS:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., pager or phone).
    • Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private)
    • Valid D/L- required to drive site vehicles
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
    • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.
    • Must have a High School Diploma or GED. If not, must be willing to complete the GED program within six months.
    • Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.

    BENEFITS:

    • medical
    • dental
    • 401k
    • paid vacation time
    • Extensive training programs
    • Dedicated Region and Area Management staff to support you!
    • Career growth opportunities!
    • Company Paid Uniforms!

    Why Securitas? This is not just a job, it's a career!

    EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability


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