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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3473865/105681
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $0.00 - $0.00
Location: Warren, Michigan
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States

G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: January 13, 2018

Job Introduction:


The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Mobile Search Officer. As a Mobile Search Officer, you will operate and screen all incoming delivery vehicles, to General Motors facilities, using the Vehicle Search Truck. Mobile Search ensure all vehicles and cargo is properly screened for explosives, hazardous materials, narcotics, weapons or other 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

  • Perform daily and weekly maintenance inspections of all required equipment
  • Operate Boom Control Box for travel and to deploy the detector and attach the safety gates
  • Conducts safety checks
  • Direct the vehicle to be inspected to the proper location to perform visual inspection
  • Observe any traffic (pedestrians or vehicles) during the scan process and alert Mobile Search personnel of impending safety concerns
  • Operate the Scan Drive system to navigate between the Search Vehicle and Target Vehicle
  • Initialize system electronics and X-ray machine
  • Evaluate X-ray images to determine if hazards/contraband exist
  • Determine which X-ray images will be archived, printed or discarded
  • Follow protocols in the event a suspicious package or IED is found. Close down operations, cease operations and evacuate facility
  • Resolution of conflict upon encounter of a vehicle driver that is belligerent, offensive, or uncooperative. Deny entry to the receiving docks if necessary
  • Deny entry to drivers without proper identification, drugs present in the vehicle, weapons violations, etc.

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Graduate of a technical school (mechanical or electrical)
    • Possess a minimum of 1 year equivalent work experience

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Minimum of three years of military, law enforcement, or security experience

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • 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


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to carry up to 30 pounds (safety gates) without difficulties
  • Must possess leadership skills
  • Ability to cooperate and work with others
  • Post offer must be able to perform all the following functions:
    • Spotter
    • Driver
    • Image Analyst
  • 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

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.

About the Company:

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and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

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