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Upscale Security Officer in Columbia, SC at G4S Secure Solutions

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for 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.


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

Job Requirements

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required




  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must submit to any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing

  • Must submit to a 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




  • 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 not use illegal drugs. Must submit to a 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.

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