Professional Security Officer

7 days left

Employer
Allied Universal
Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Feb 08, 2017
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Retail, Security
Hours
Full Time
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America’s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program.? We promote from within our company!?You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories.

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Job Description:

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Security Officer.

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”. The Professional Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our security officers act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards:Responsible for maintaining physical security as instructed at various posts to include, foot patrols, badging, control room operations and gate access.
  • Perform work utilizing the following systems: Biometrics, Quantum, Cisco, MIR-3 notifications, C-Cure-9000, and DVTEL camera
  • Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests
  • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
  • Answer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner
Physical 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 assignments
Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below. Prior security experience, military or law enforcement is preferred. Outstanding knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, strong typing skills and general ability to analyze or troubleshoot basic hardware and software issues.

  • Must be available to work a flex schedule (available for at least 2 shifts/any days of week). Shifts are generally Day (6a-2p) Swing (2p-10p) and Overnight (10p-6a). We do have some posts that are offset one hour later .
  • High school diploma or equivalent requ