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Security Guard- Tolls

Company: Six Flags
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities: + Consistent attendance and adherence to the posted schedule is a job requirement. Includes attendance of Park Discovery training, Security department training, and Security in-service training. + Maintain Park grooming and appearance standards in accordance with policies set forth by the Human Resources department. Maintain department uniform guidelines in accordance with policies set forth by the Security department. This includes paying a one-time uniform maintenance fee (i.e. laundry service for time of employment) at time of Security department training. + Interact with guests, team members, and Park management on a daily basis. Work with a diverse team and cooperate with all team members and Park management. + Communicate effectively with guests able to answer basic questions and give directions. Proactively approach guests to offer assistance, recommendations, and conversation. + Communicate effectively with team members and Park management able to relay information or respond to inquiries in person, by phone, and by portable radio. + Ensure guest safety and satisfaction in their visit to the Park correct and/or report safety concerns and guest concerns according to department policy. + Conduct all interactions with a professional, proactive, and friendly attitude toward both guests and team members. Represent the Security department and the Park in a professional manner at all times and consistent with department policy. + Work fixed positions designed to validate entry to guest parking lot: + Operate hand-held electronic device to scan season passes and validate free parking and/or preferred/membership parking. + Operate touch-screen point of sale (POS) system for credit/debit card transactions. + Hand out brochures/flyers to each guest vehicle. Stock toll booths with brochures/flyers as needed. + Work in and around toll booths safely. + Monitor and control access to preferred/membership parking area. + Safely direct vehicle traffic into open Toll lanes to increase throughput and prevent unnecessary traffic backup. + Keep all information and documents confidential. + Use and operate all Park equipment safely and correctly. + Assist with Park and post cleaning as needed or directed. Maintain a neat and organized work location at all times. + Maintain all job duties and responsibilities in outdoor weather conditions regularly exposed to direct sunlight, wet/humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat for extended periods of time. + Maintain all job duties and responsibilities independently with minimal direct supervision. + Adhere to all Park labor policies pertaining to breaks taken, length of shift, and types of work performed. Accurately record all shift and break times by using Parks labor tracking system. Skills and Qualifications: + 16 years of age or older. + Must be able to stand and/or walk up to 6 hours at a time and as many as 8 hours a day. This includes standing at a fixed position for extended periods of time. + Must be able to walk up to 3 miles a day over various surfaces. This includes walking to and from assigned job positions, designated break areas, and shift begin/end locations. + Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to speak, understand, read, and write in English language. We verbally communicate with guests and team members constantly, and applicants must be able to actively engage guests and team members in a friendly and professional manner at all times. + Must be comfortable using and communicating via phone and portable radio. Radio communication is a key aspect of the Security operation and applicants must be able to listen/monitor radio communication by earpiece while simultaneously communicating to guests and team members in their presence. + Must be comfortable using a touch-screen register and hand-held validation device. + Must be safety-conscious and aware of surroundings while on duty. Job positions include working in confined space, moving in/out of raised guard houses, directing vehicle traffic as well as working in close proximity of moving vehicles, and working in large crowds. Applicants must be able to complete these tasks safely and consistently. + Must be willing to practice general housekeeping and maintain the cleanliness of assigned job position. + Must be capable of working in outdoor weather conditions regularly exposed to direct sunlight, wet/humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat for extended periods of time. + Must have reliable transportation to and from the Park. + Must be flexible to change as job position may change daily and position hours change to accommodate Park hours of operation, special events, and/or department needs. This includes working at night, on weekends, and during holidays between Memorial Day to Labor Day. Must be willing to conform to position hours and capable of completing entirety of assigned shifts. + Must possess strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task, and be able to handle moderate levels of stress. + Must be able to work with others and as a contributing part of a team / the department. + Must be self-motivated, possess an enthusiastic attitude, and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. This includes times and/or positions where job duties must be completed independently with minimal direct supervision. If you are able to answer "YES" to all of the following questions, please continue the application process by clicking "Apply" + Can you provide legal documentation establishing your identity and eligibility to be legally employed in the United States? + Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation? + Within the last 90 days, can you state that you have not used illegal or social drugs (excluding marijuana), such as MDMA (Molly), cocaine and crystal methamphetamine? + Are you willing to comply with our grooming code which prohibits facial jewelry (other than 2 matching pairs of earrings), extreme haircuts/styles, colors, and visible tattoos on or above the neck or any single tattoo or cluster of tattoos larger than 4 by 4. (Please answer YES if you believe you would qualify for a religious accommodation which might exempt you.) + I am willing to agree that future text messages relating to Six Flags, Inc., including company news, job posting application status updates, and other information, may be sent on behalf of Six Flags, Inc. to the cell phone number I provide.

Keywords: Six Flags, Waukegan , Security Guard- Tolls, Other , Gurnee, Illinois

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