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Security Guard - Lemont at IMTT

Security Guard - Lemont

IMTT Lemont, IL Full-Time
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Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) is an industry leader in the handling and storage of bulk liquid products through its ownership and operation of 19 terminals throughout North America. The terminals handle petroleum, biofuels, commodity/specialty chemicals, and vegetable/tropical oil products for customers including refiners, commodities traders and chemical manufacturers and distributers.

This position is located in Lemont, IL.


1.1 Safe and effective security of the IMTT's property and grounds
1.2 Maintain compliance with applicable state and federal security regulations and standards
1.3 Ensure proper scheduling is done when attendance cannot be made
1.4 Security officers must wear company issued unifmms and steel toed work boots plus any required PPE
1.5 Minimize negative impacts to the environment in all areas of operation
1.6 Continuous improvement in all areas pe1taining to your job which include quality, health, safety and environmental
I.7 Assist the Joliet facility as needed.

2.1 Basic duties are not limited to, but include the following:
2.1.1 Knowledge of plant safety, security policies and procedures
2.1.2 Implements and suppmts security initiatives and measures throughout the facility
2.1.3 Prepare and maintain accurate log forms and reports
2.1.4 Document all incoming and outgoing traffic from the facility
2.1.5 Report and respond to security incidents according to the procedure
2.1.6 Comply with facility access control requirements in compliance with the Facility Security Plan and all applicable policies and procedures; this includes but is not limited to: checking and verifying identification; denying unauthorized access; screen and search vehicles and personnel in accordance with applicable state and federal regulation or standards and IMTT policies and procedures and contact IMTT employee prior to allowing entrance by visitors, vendors or contractors for authorization
2.1.7 Perform facility patrols, both vehicle and foot patrols as directed by the Security Supervisor or the Facility Security Officer (FSO)
2.1.8 Monitor physical security within the facility
2.1.9 Control and issuance of ce,tain keys
2.1.10 Follow emergency protocols in cases of emergency
2.1.11 Dfrect traffic as assigned
2.1.12 Must be able to bend, stoop and reach
2.1.13 Have manual dexterity to efficiently operate the guard gate controls, a computer keyboard, a telephone, a VCR and other business devices
2.1.14 Must possess valid driver's license and be able to safely drive a motor vehicle
2.1.15 The ability to walk up and down steps; up to 25 steps per hour (typical max 150 vehicles per day, max search 100% of vehicles, 2 steps up and 2 steps down from guard house)
2.1.16 Be able to walk 1/4 mile in 5 minutes for completion of efficient patrols

Reports directly to the Security Supervisor and indirectly to the Facility Security Officer

We are proud to be an EEO/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled employer
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance testing
Qualified applications with criminal history will be considered for employment


Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent


4.2.1 Minimum of 18 years of age and a United States citizen
4.2.2 Possess a high level of integrity and trust
4.2.3 The ability to read, write and understand the English language
4.2.4 The ability to see (20/20) and hear either naturally or through the use of con-ective lenses or hearing aids
4.2.5 Able to walk on uneven surfaces, including gravel, dirt and rocks during foot patrols
4.2.6 Able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time (up to 12 hours per day) in the guardhouse and during foot patrols
4.2.7 The ability to work outside in all weather, (i.e. rain, snow, sleet, wind, heat, cold, humidity, etc.) for extended periods of time
4.2.8 The ability to pass a drug and alcohol test
4.2.9 Flexibility in work schedule (work schedule may rotate between shifts and days) and excellent attendance record
4.2.10 Ability to meet and deal with the public; which includes a •uck drivers, employees, contractors, visitors and
4.2.11 The ability to maintain self-control, make sound decisions and be able to react quickly under stressful

The ability to accept and respond to verbal and written instructions and decisions
Have good computer skills to be able to use and send e-mails; do basic word processing and use the card
access system
Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).

Security officer or related security experience or knowledge prefetTed

4.4. l Training done as employee progresses through the new employee orientation
4.4.2 On the job training by the Security Supervisor or other qualified guard
4.4.3 Must have TWIC prior to working independently.
4.4.4 Security training as required by the Facility Security Officer (FSO)
4.4.5 Safety training as required by the H&S Manager
4.4.6 Environmental training as required by the Environmental Manager


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