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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2368256/96622
Number of Positions: 40
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $20.00 - $23.00
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: September 7, 2017

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. As a Custom Protection Officer, you will work in cooperation with Corporate Security department while providing a safe and secure environment. Both through the execution of departmental policies and proactively detecting and mitigating a threat. This position is responsible for providing accurate, timely reports, responding to daily activities, incident reports, and emergency actions. While being able to execute life safety procedures and restraint to protect associates in various emergency situations using non-violent crisis intervention, defense, and restraint techniques.

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

  • Proactively perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle to include site buildings and parking lots and structures. Operate and monitor CCTV
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards, respond to duress, elevator, door, and fire alarms
  • Sound alarms or calls police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits. Detect, investigate, and deny access to unauthorized individuals
  • Respond to any emergency situation in a timely and professional manner
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the post
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner. Also provide vehicle starting assistance, door unlocking, tire inflation and escorts to and from the buildings upon request. Maintain logs using client software
  • Conduct fire management inspections or all suppression systems and equipment in an effort to identify repair needs, tampering, and system/equipment readiness. Monthly Fire prevention/inspection reports for assigned areas
  • Occasionally assist with reception desk duties, provide security coverage for board meetings, executive protection duties, special events, or special protection detail

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Defense & Arrest Tactics (DAAT) Certification
  • Must have valid driver’s license with a driving record with 5 or less ARI points and be able to operate a vehicle during the day and night

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess one or more of the following
    • Service in Military Occupational Specialty related to law enforcement, security (such as Military Police, Elite Military Forces, combat arms) or any support role in a Combat Zone
    • Graduate of a Certified Public Safety Academy (military or civilian) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field
    • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or criminal justice related studies with 2 years of previous security experience
    • A minimum of 8 or more years of active service in any military branch
    • Associate’s degree (or 60 credits) or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice with current or prior active military service

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 21 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 be able to work flexible schedules and respond to work assignments with little to no advance notice.
  • Must be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Must submit to a pre-employment drug test
  • 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:  Requires moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking, prolonged periods of standing, and exposure to inclement weather. Ability to maneuver over 50lbs occasionally.


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://g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices


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