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Job Reference: G4S/TP/403423/95337
Number of Positions: 2
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $15.00 - $20.00
Location: Las Vegas, NV
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: August 17, 2017

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a K9 Handler. The K9 Handler performs his or her duties while commanding a trained working dog that is part of a team that has met certification standards and is a certified team to search for explosives. The team may be required to search vehicles, packages, backpacks, mail, containers, rooms, buildings, areas, or other objects as directed and in a dangerous setting. In this role, you will provide a range of security services, which may include locating and identifying dangerous materials or contraband.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Performs security patrols of designated areas with use of a canine
  • Watches for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Searches vehicles, packages, backpacks, mail, containers, rooms, buildings, areas, or other objects as directed and in a dangerous setting
  • Performs security searches to locate and identifying dangerous materials or contraband
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Observes departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirement
  • Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities. Maintains written logs as required by post orders

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Prior military police or civilian law enforcement K9 handler/unit experience

Skills Required

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail

Other

  • Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the State, if higher
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English writing skills
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must have evidence of ability to successfully partner with a working dog, understanding the psychology, behavioral patterns and Pavlovian theories
  • Must be willing and able to provide a home for canine partner when not at work
  • Ability to train and work with dogs in detecting accelerant and explosive devises in the examination of merchandise, vehicles, and passengers
  • Must have a working knowledge of recognition and proper handling of identified explosives and accelerant devices
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing
    • Physical exam

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling. Must be able to maneuver a minimum of 90 lbs.

 


About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link: http://www.g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices


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