Allied Universal
Security Officer--Excellent communication skills required
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Location
Columbus / IN
Employment type
Full-Time
Pay
Competitive/year
Job description
Overview

At Allied Universal® our Security Professionals assist clients, and the public at large, by providing essential jobs that keep our communities safe and secure.  During this time, we need your help more than ever.  We have immediate employment opportunities.  Allied Universal also employs an interview process you can complete from the comfort of your home through our online application and video interviewing technology.  We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees and invite you to apply to join the team.

Job Description

Allied Universal is seeking the position of Professional Security Officer/Screener.  Our Security Officers embrace our company’s core values. Be sure to visit Jobs.AUS.com for all of our Security Jobs and to learn more about our company.    

 

 

  • Conducting access screening for employees, visitors, and vendors utilizing camera or handheld thermometer technology
  • Ensure safety measures are followed when screening
  • Proper use and disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Follow appropriate procedures and guidelines related to temperature screening results
  • Follow appropriate procedures to maintain the confidentiality of results
  • Utilize and clean screening equipment
  • Practice and enforce physical distancing protocols
  • Perform access screening services according to customer guidelines.
  • Escalate violations regarding individuals who do not meet the requirements for entry
  • Communicate results to appropriate stakeholders
  • 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
  • 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 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:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or Verifiable High School Diploma or GED (Certificates of Completion not acceptable)
  • 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
  • Valid guard card/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 situation; as well as have flexible availability outside of regular schedule
  • 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 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 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:  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 ID2020-413174
Requisition ID
413174
About Allied Universal
Our relationships with our employees and clients are at the heart of everything we do, each and every day. Our national reach and local presence covers the continent. Every day, over 200,000 Allied Universal security professionals head to work prepared to secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities. They are responsible for protecting more than 42,000 client sites across North America covering multiple specialty sectors such as Higher Education, Healthcare, and Corporate Campuses.