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Security Flex Officer with Active Secret Clearance

at Allied Universal

Posted: 12/31/2018
Job Reference #: 255703
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Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CA-San Jose
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Security Officer
    Shifts Available
    Morning, Overnight
  • Overview

    Allied Universal is seeking security flex officers with an active secret clearance who must be available to work at multiple client locations throughout Santa Clara County:

    The Cleared Flex Officer must be avalable to work any day of the week on day, swing or grave shift and must possess an active secret clearance at time of hire.

    $25.00/hr.

    Must have the disposition, professional demeanor, and computer knowledge to work at multiple Hi-Tech client sites in Silicon Valley. If you are not licensed, we offer free instructor-led training and guard card applications to assist you with getting your Guard Card and we will walk you through the entire process from start to finish.

    • Free CPR/AED and First Aid certified training provided if required for your job site.
    • Come learn from true professionals, we’re recognized as an industry leader in training and development.
    • Medical, dental, vision and 401k benefits offered
    • Employees also enjoy numerous corporate discounts on hotels, phones and restaurants thorough our Work Perk partnerships. We also offer tuition discounts with education partners.
    • We offer career advancement for our employees.
    • We offer career readiness opportunities for law enforcement professionals.
    • We are military friendly and we will accommodate drill schedules.

    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.

    Job Description

    Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Flex 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

    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. For more information: 866.825.5433 or www.AUS.com.

    We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
    Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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    Requisition ID

    2018-255703

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!