September 12, 2016
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Security Officer

Universal Protection Services LLC - Blairsville, PA

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  • Company
    Universal Protection Services LLC Universal Protection Services LLC
  • Location
    Blairsville, PA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description




If you are looking for a stable company with great benefits and growth opportunities, this is it! AlliedUniversal seeks an enthusiastic, passionate Security Officer for a premier account We offer FT positions, anniversary bonus + on the spot recognition program + medical, dental, vision, flex spending, and 401K. Whether you are an experienced Security Officer, or interested in exploring the security field as a career option, we welcome you to apply!

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.

Responsibilities for the Security Officer include, but are not limited to:

* Foot, Bike or Golf cart patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations

* Observe and report suspicious activities and persons

* Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports (DARs)

* Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance

Position Requirements

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

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Be at least 18 years of age.

* Must be able to obtain a valid 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.

* 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)


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

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