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Armed Security Officer - Custom Protection - K9 Handler Las Vegas, Nevada $20.00

Armed Security Officer - Custom Protection - K9 Handler

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada |
Salary: $20.00 |
Posted: 5 Nov 2019 |
Closes: 5 Dec 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Part-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/2985559/174785

Job Introduction:


The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a CPO K9 Handler. The dog handler performs his or her duties while commanding a trained working dog that is part of a team that has met certification standards and is a certified team to search for explosives.  The team may be required to search vehicles, packages, backpacks, mail, containers, rooms, buildings, areas, or other objects as directed and in a dangerous setting.  Explosive Ordinance Detection Dog Handlers will provide a range of security services, which may include locating and identifying dangerous materials or contraband.

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.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

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

  • Performs security patrols of designated areas with use of a canine
  • Watches for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Searches vehicles, packages, backpacks, mail, containers, rooms, buildings, areas, or other objects as directed and in a dangerous setting
  • Performs security searches to locate and identifying dangerous materials or contraband
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Observes departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities.  Maintains written logs as required by post orders

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing under NVPILB #1563
  • Must possess a current and valid State of Nevada PILB license
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
  • Current North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) certification

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Prior military police or civilian law enforcement K9 handler/unit experience

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


  • 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
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English writing skills
  • Must have evidence of ability to successfully partner with a working dog, understanding the psychology, behavioral patterns and Pavlovian theories
  • Must be willing and able to provide a home for canine partner when not at work
  • Ability to train and work with dogs in detecting accelerant and explosive devises in the examination of merchandise, vehicles, and passengers
  • Must have a working knowledge of recognition and proper handling of identified explosives and accelerant devises
  • Demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • 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.  Must be able to maneuver a minimum of 90 lbs.

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.

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