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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3000178/105208
Number of Positions: 5
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $12.24-$12.75
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: January 7, 2018

Job Introduction:

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Security Officer I. The Security Officer I will conduct unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior), control access and egress, monitor CCTV and alarm systems, use a variety of computer based programs, compose reports, deter criminal activity and misconduct, and perform 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

  • Promote good customer service and exhibit a polite and professional manner at all times
  • Perform access control functions to include, but not limited to, verifying the identity of all persons entering client's premises; monitor all parking and dock control, if applicable at location
  • Administer and enforce emergency procedures as mandated by law and client policy
  • Respond to facility alarms
  • Notify supervisor of all security incidents as defined by client and Central Monitoring Service
  • Monitor areas of facility via closed circuit television (CCTV), if applicable at location
  • Complete foot patrols of the building interior and exterior as required
  • Complete incident reports as required
  • Follow any and all Post Orders

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • 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 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

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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