Security Officer - Oakland $12.75 - $15.50 per Hour DOE

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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

Universal Protection Service LP Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED





If you are looking for a stable company with great benefits and growth opportunities, this is it! We offer for FT positions, anniversary bonus + on the spot recognition program + medical, dental, vision, and 401K.

Allied Universal seeks enthusiastic, passionate Security Officers for prestigious Properties in Downtown Oakland and the surrounding areas. If you have experience working as a Residential or Hospitality Lobby Door Person, Concierge Security Officer, or if you are a highly experienced Corporate or High-Rise Security Officer, we encourage you to apply today.

$12.75 - $15.50/Hr. Depending on account assignment and experience.

Union Benefits.

Candidates should be emotionally mature, disciplined, and excellent communicators. Must have a history of good attendance and job performance.

Will provide un-matched service to residents and visitors in this building. Will open doors, go the extra mile, and exceed expectations.

Apply online to be considered for this opportunity. Follow up at our Oakland Branch office, 100 Hegenberger.

*Average is not acceptable at this account. Exceptional is the expectation.

*Must have experience working as a Security Professional in an environment where you have provided exceptional service to tenants, visitors, and VIPs.

*Excellent computer skills, experience with access control / badging beneficial

*Understands and can operate independently the fire control panel operation and protocol

*Well mannered

*Well groomed and highly professional

*High Rise, Corporate Campus, and Hospitality security experience preferred

*Understands the general functions of a security monitoring system and CCTV

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

* Customer Service and Access Control. Some Badging may be required

* Provide verbal guidance to customers

* Act as a greeter to all tenants and visitors

* Foot 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 Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* 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)


Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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