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Job Reference: G4S/TP/1765243/92192
Number of Positions: 6
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $15.00 - $15.00
Location: Chicago, Illinois
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: June 30, 2017

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. In this position, you will conduct unarmed foot, bicycle and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior), control access and egress, monitor Closed Caption Television and alarm systems, and compose reports. You will also deter criminal activity, 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

  • Monitor and escort residents - Respond to all emergencies, incidents, alarms and any other items requested by their Site Manager and/or as stated in Orders
  • Assist in the handling of youths admitted to and/or transferred within the facility
  • Respond to all emergencies, incidents, alarms and any other items requested by their Site Manager and/or as stated in Orders
  • Access Control
  • Monitor any/all suspicious activity and report it to their Shift Supervisor
  • Monitor Closed Caption Television & Access Control Systems
  • Complete Security Officer Report each shift outlining shift activities
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)
  • Must possess a Criminal Justice Degree, Bachelors Degree or higher
  • Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Must pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Minimum of one (1) year of professional security experience

Skills Required

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • 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
  • Ability to mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy

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 have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • 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
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing
    • Physical exam

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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