Security Officer - P/T Evenings - Downtown Pittsburgh *must have superb customer service skills*

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

AlliedBarton Security Services Pittsburgh, PA

Company
AlliedBarton Security Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-88645
AJE Ref #
576188503
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB:

OVERVIEW:

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America s leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program. We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal s many success stories.

Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Security Officer.

The Professional Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company s core purpose which is to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities . The Professional Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our security officers act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards:

* Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property

* Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing

* Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests

* Answer questions and assist guests and employees

* Answer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner



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

* 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



Qualifications/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 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 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

* Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations

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

* Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;

* Neat and professional appearance

* Ability to provide quality customer service

* Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

* 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

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

CLOSING:

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry s premier provider of security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, shopping centers and residential communities. More than 60,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. AlliedBarton is known as the most responsive security services provider and it is our people that differentiates AlliedBarton. Recognized as a training leader, AlliedBarton offers on-the-job, web-based and ongoing training programs for all personnel from security officers through executive level management. Our focus on learning and development and our leadership culture help our employees grow personally and professionally.



Dare to be GREAT! Be daring, be GREAT, be one of us! For additional information, please visit our website at http://jobs.alliedbarton.com/.



AlliedBarton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

REQUISITION ID:

2016-88645