September 24, 2016

Security Officer - Retail Setting - Desert Ridge

Universal Protection Service LP - Phoenix, AZ

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  • Company
    Universal Protection Service LP Universal Protection Service LP
  • Location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description




Are you looking for a growing company with great benefits and future opportunities* 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. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business.

If you re passionate about keeping people safe, have a great work ethic, dependable, then we want to talk to you.

Why Allied Universal* For all full time positions we offer, anniversary bonus, on the spot recognition program, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, and 401K. We promote from within our company. You can start with little or no security experience and become one of Allied Universals many success stories.

We proudly support the Veterans Jobs Mission, a group of leading U.S. companies whose goal is to collectively hiring a total of one million military Veterans.

Allied Universal is seeking experienced security personnel to work in this prestigious retail environment. The ideal candidate for the Retail Security Officer position is excellent with customers and has an impressive ability to communicate well with others. This is a great opportunity to join Universal Protection Service, a dynamic high-powered security team focused on securing client properties while delivering exceptional customer service. Apply today to join a company that cares for and recognizes its people. Retail security experience a plus.

Driving is a requirement in most of our retail locations. 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.

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

* Foot, bike or golf cart patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations

* Execute security services as outlined in site-specific Post orders and directed by Security Management

* 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 Retail 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 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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