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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3742188/133241
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Part Time
Salary: $11.64
Location: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: December 9, 2018

Job Introduction:

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Upscale Security Officer. In this position, you will conduct armed and/or unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior); control access and egress; monitor closed circuit television and alarm systems; compose reports; deter criminal activity and misconduct; perform other duties as specified in post orders. In addition, you will work at various assignments and may be called upon to work irregular shifts at times with little to no advance notice and performing other duties as specified in post orders.

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 security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; Maintain written logs as required by the post
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, applicable licensing to perform the duties of a security officer
  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license in state of residence

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Two (2) years of prior experience on active duty with a favorable discharge (DD214) from any branch of the military or Coast Guard
    • Two (2) years of experience as a member of the National Guard or Military Reserves
    • One (1) year of full-time experience as a Police Officer, Probation Officer or Corrections Officer
    • One (1) year of full-time work experience as a security officer

Skills Required

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Demonstrated 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
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • 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, if armed or otherwise required
    • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract

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:

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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