Security Officer - Armed

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Universal Protection Service LP Chandler, AZ

Company
Universal Protection Service LP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1388948
AJE Ref #
576157851
Location
Chandler, AZ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SECURITY OFFICER - ARMED

Description

Allied Universal is seeking armed security officers for the area of Gilbert, AZ.

We proudly support the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a group of leading U.S. companies whose goal is to collectively hire 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.

BENEFITS Universal Protection Service recognizes and rewards your commitment to excellence. Our security professionals enjoy:

* advancement opportunities, * weekly direct deposit, * benefits including 401(k), * a variety of medical, dental and vision options, * holiday pay, * training and development, and * On-the-spot recognition programs.

The successful Armed Security Officer candidate is responsible for providing security services at assigned locations. Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Patrolling interior and exterior areas of assigned locations

* Reporting suspicious activities and persons

* Writing detailed narrative reports, maintaining daily activity reports (DARs)

* Maintaining access control through an admittance process

* Screen visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite or bar their admittance to the site or facility

* Check for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, and security violations

Interested applicants with their permits to work armed in Arizona, should apply online and then contact our Phoenix office at 602-273-0900.

Position Requirements

Qualified applicants for the Armed Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver\'s license for the state in which applying. All applicants must be eligible to meet our company driving standards.

* Must have open availability and a strong sense of urgency.

* Must be trainable for multiple locations.

* Must have valid gun/weapons license.

* Must possess a valid Guard License, or have applied and subsequently be issued such a license prior to employment, if working in a state where Guard license is required.

* As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.

* Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.

* Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Essential 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

* 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

* 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

* 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 handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Universal Protection Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Arizona DPS Agency License #1003458

Division
West - Allied Universal Security

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