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Armed Security Guard (Customer Service / Public Safety)

Securitas USA Bessemer Full-Time
$12.00 - $13.00 / hour
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  • Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your career with a company where your talents and dedication will truly be valued? Join our team at Securitas! We are the most locally-focused security company in the United States, with over 650 local branch managers and more than 90,000 security officers who provide unmatched security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. Our fundamental values-Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness-serve as guidance for all of our employees in building trust with customers, colleagues and the surrounding community.

    We are looking for a self-motivated Armed Security Guard to join our team. In this position, you will control access to client site or facility through the admittance process, assisting visitors with a legitimate need to gain entry to the facility. We provide clear training paths and development tools for all our employees, from security officers to management. If providing security is your passion, and would like to grow your career with a collaborative and supportive company, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

    Armed Security Guard (Customer Service / Public Safety)

    Job Responsibilities

    As an Armed Security Guard, you will respond to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation of force level up-to and including, armed response as dictated by the situation and protocol. This will involve, observing and reporting activities and incidents at your assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel.

    Additional responsibilities for this customer service role include:

    • Providing a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each client employee and visitor
    • Providing an atmosphere in which all client employees and visitors know that the client responds to and cares about their needs
    • Communicating in a manner that is open, honest and responsive in all situations
    • Patrolling assigned site on foot or in vehicle, inspecting buildings and grounds using appropriate equipment and protective gear
    • Protecting evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations
    • Preparing logs or reports as required for site

    Armed Security Guard (Customer Service / Public Safety)

    Job Requirements

    We are seeking a safety-oriented Armed Security Guard who combines critical thinking skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to changes in the external environment and organization. You should also posses exceptional organizational skills, as well as the ability to maintain professional composure when facing challenging circumstances at the work site. Furthermore, you should display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively at various social levels.

    Specific qualifications for this public safety role include:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum of 18 years of age
    • Reliable means of transportation and communication
    • Capability to comply with confidentiality requirements
    • Ability to work legally in the United States
    • Working knowledge of security operations and procedures a plus
    • Ability to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for armed security work
    • Physically capable to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time as well as lifting up-to 40 pounds on an infrequent basis
    • Ability to withstand inclement weather conditions
    • Willingness to submit to and pass pre-employment screening process, to include drug screen and background investigation

    Armed Security Guard (Customer Service / Public Safety)

    Join our team at Securitas-The Leader in Protective Services!

    Apply now!

    • EOE M/F/Disabilities/Veterans

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