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Security Officer - Armed

Company: Allied Universal
Location: Conway
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Allied Universal -, North America's leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!
The Professional Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company's core purpose which is "to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities". They are responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. The armed security officer is a deterrent to criminal activity by remaining visible and presenting a neat and professional appearance in properly worn uniform and associated equipment.The Armed Security Officer may be asked to perform many essential functions at the facility where they work, although not an exhaustive list, these are a few of them:
--- Ensures the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
--- Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons
--- Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises
--- Builds, improves and maintains effective relationships with both client employees and guests
--- Greets guests and employees in a cheerful and welcoming manner
--- Answers questions and assists guests and employees
--- Patrols the facility on foot or in a vehicle
--- Answers phones
--- Monitors closed circuit television systems and alarms
--- Reports safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
--- Handles security issues or emergency situations appropriately
--- Fully embraces security/safety training programs to enhance their ability to advance in their careers
--- Participates in industry specific security/safety training programs to offer our clients the best trained officers at their sites
--- Meets and continues to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for Armed Security Officers and specific protective device and weapons qualifications
--- Works in environments and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and awareness of personal safety and safety of others
--- Maintains awareness and familiarity with the site-specific operations performance manual and post ordersU.S. Military Veterans and former Law Enforcement are HIGHLY encouraged to apply!BENEFITS:
--- Full Time: Monday - Friday / Day Shift
--- Pay rate is $16.00/HR
--- No Weekends or Holidays!
--- Competitive Pay
--- Medical Insurance Including Vision & Dental
--- 401K Retirement Plan
--- Direct Deposit, Employee Perks & Discounts
--- Paid Training, Performance-Based Incentives & Career AdvancementsMust provide proof of formal firearms training with semi automatic pistol and must be prepared to wear military style uniform.Armed School Security Officers Our Security Officers are focused on assuring the safety of students, school district staff, protection of facilities on campus, and furthering a positive educational environment. The position will work effectively with school personnel, students, parents, etc., to support teaching and learning in the schools. The position will also assist in enforcing school district policies/procedures.JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
--- Ten (10) Years Law Enforcement OR
--- Ten (10) Years U.S. Military
--- Able to effectively communicate with others both orally and in writing.
--- Physically fit, capable of walking extended periods of time & climb stairs.
--- Capable of reacting appropriately to emergency situations.
--- Customer Service SkillsPhysical and Mental Functions:
--- Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
--- Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
--- Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
--- Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
--- Run as needed
--- Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
--- Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
--- Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
--- Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignmentsQualifications/Requirements:Qualified applicants for the Armed Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:
--- High school diploma or equivalent required
--- At least 21 years of age
--- Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
--- Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
--- Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
--- Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License and Armed Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying
--- As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test
--- As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty
--- Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills
--- Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations
--- Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
--- Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;
--- Neat and professional appearance
--- Ability to provide quality customer service
--- Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
--- Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
--- Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public
Allied Universal - is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: .

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