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Security Officer - Mundelein - Full Time

Company: Guardian Security Services
Location: waukegan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

History of Guardian Security Services:Guardian Security Services is a locally owned security organization founded in 1975. The company has established itself as a leader in the security industry by providing its services to the most respected clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Guardian Security Services provides customized, cost-effective programs, that exceed client expectations. We have a continuous history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities. We are recognized as the security provider of choice because of our continued extraordinary services provided to all our clientele and employees. A pillar to our success is ensuring our client satisfaction is met in all aspects of the position.Immediate placement roles available with GREAT industry wage starting up to $15.02/hr!! We have positions available in the Mundelein area! The perfect candidates for these positions will require poise, maturity, some computer knowledge and an undeniable customer service minded presence. These are great opportunities for those individuals who are looking for full time, solid employment. Experience is not required for an entry level Security Officer, however, a background in security, law enforcement, military, customer service and concierge are a definite plus! These are excellent locations in upscale environments with all the amenities! Must have weekend availability for evenings and/or overnight coverages. Some day shifts available but very limited. Those with exceptional customer service skills are strongly encouraged to apply. Must be willing to obtain the Illinois PERC and complete the 20hr unarmed security training, if not already in hand. Having a clean motor vehicle record going back 2 years is also required. Entitlements/Benefits for our employees:Salary Expectations:Starting up to $15.02per hour!Entitlements/Benefits:Access to earned pay prior to pay dayUniform reimbursementMajor Medical InsuranceSupplemental InsuranceDental/Vision InsurancePaid VacationPaid HolidaysRx DiscountsVerizon Wireless discountsService AwardsReferral Bonuses ROOM FOR ADVANCEMENT!Position Duties and Expectations:Understand and maintain general post instructions for assigned post and shift by being the expert in all facets of the operation.Supervise Security Officers, post operations and procedures for assigned shift.Reports directly to the Site Supervisor, Security Director for of the site and GSS Management. Ensure proper relations are maintained between the client and GSS.Provide proper guidance, counseling and mentorship with the Security Officers you are responsible for.Coordinate and maintain proper training for all assigned officers under your direction.Ensure all logs are being completed to perfection and instruct when necessary for proper adherence. Provide a warm and safe work environment by treating security officers with Respect.Have the Integrity and extraordinary Decisions Making Skills to make sound decisions in the the absence of other supervision.Control and monitor all escalated issues and report them to the respective authorities, the client and GSS.Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client.Maintain access control procedures set by management for all guests and vendors.Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as required.Respond to incidents and document the event with accuracy and diligence.Document and report any property damage and special occurrences.Possibly conduct foot patrols in all types of weather during your shift, if required, including walking up and down stairs.Ability to stand/sit/walk for long periods of time.Provide unparalleled Customer Service, Public Relation interactions and have an Impeccable image at all times, in order to exceed our client's expectations.Employment Qualifications/Requirements:Education/Experience: Must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Possess a high school diploma/GED. Have a proven stable work history to include supervisory experience. Ability to use computers and easily able to retain the use of software and programs is a necessity. Required Certifications/Screenings: Clean MVR up to 2 years. Must have a valid Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) or willing to apply for one. Must have a 20-hour training certificate or complete within in first 30 days of employment. All applicants must complete a pre-employment screening process. Includes a background investigation. Employee Traits: Mature demeanor, personality and attitude is paramount to your success. Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written. Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently. Maintain an impeccable image and adhere to our professional military grooming standards, which includes: No visible tattoo(s) that cannot be covered up with a short sleeve shirt. Must possess exceptional customer service skills, public relation skills and the ability to interact well with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Must maintain a working telephone at all times, in order for us to contact you. Must have reliable means of transportation. Flexibility to cover additional shifts, as required, by client's needs.Physical Demands: Determined by the client, the duties can be, but are not limited to having the ability to; sit or stand for extended periods of time; be able to patrol the premises, on foot, when necessary, for both indoor and exterior rounds, regardless of weather conditions.To be considered for this position, you must go through the required questions and application process. If you have any questions regarding this position you can reach the recruiting team at 708-385-3300. Guardian Security Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Guardian Security Services, Inc. offers industry leading wages, career advancement, and great working environments with a multitude of benefits. License #122.000419

Keywords: Guardian Security Services, Waukegan , Security Officer - Mundelein - Full Time, Other , waukegan, Illinois

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