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Uniformed Security Specialist in Forest City, NC at G4S Secure Solutions

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Uniformed Security Specialist. As a Uniformed Security Specialist, you will conduct armed and/or unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior).  Additional duties include: control access and egress; monitor CCTV and alarm systems; compose reports; deter criminal activity and misconduct.
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.


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 calls 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 ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements

  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the post

  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

Job Requirements

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required




  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent



Type and Length of Specific Experience Required




  • Must possess one or more of the following
    • Service in Military Occupational Specialty related to law enforcement, security (such as Military Police, Elite Military Forces, combat arms) or any support role in a Combat Zone

    • Graduate of a Certified Public Safety Academy (military or civilian) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field

    • Bachelor’s degree in protective service related field

    • A minimum of 8 or more years of active service in any military branch

    • Associate’s degree (or 60 credits) or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice with current or prior active military service

    • 2 years of verifiable data center security experience

    • 3 years of verifiable private/corporate security experience





Skills Required




  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office

  • 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, if higher

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States

  • 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

  • Must submit to a pre-employment drug test

  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable

  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military



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.