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Security Officer - Behavior Detection Minneapolis, Minnesota $16.50 - $21.00

Security Officer - Behavior Detection

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota |
Salary: $16.50 - $21.00 |
Posted: 7 Jul 2021 |
Closes: 7 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/2985559/213969

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Behavior Detection Officer. Utilizing the highest caliber of security professionals the G4S SUSPICION INDICATORS RECOGNITION & ASSESSMENT™ (SIRA program provides enhanced security to clients and facilities from possible acts of violence, sabotage and crime).  At each G4S/SIRA™ Program site, certified Behavior Detection Officers (BDO) conduct patrols and interact with guests, tenants, and others to proactively identify suspicion indicators, assess threat potential and engage in security interviewing in order to deter and prevent malicious acts, while providing the highest level of customer service.  As a part of the G4S/SIRA™ proactive security model, BDOs develop and maintain close working relationships with federal, state and local law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and other private entity partners.

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 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

  • Deter terrorist activity, violent attacks and other malicious acts through patrolling, searching for suspicion indicators and assessing threat potential
  • Based on detected suspicion indicators conduct friendly security interviews
  • Utilize quick decision making skills and sound judgment acting in accordance with policies, procedures and state statue
  • Respond accordingly to policy and appropriately deal with suspicious: behavior, items, and vehicles
  • Write clear and detailed reports
  • Request assistance of law enforcement and intelligence agencies as necessary
  • Ensure proper radio traffic, informing dispatchers and supervisors of all pertinent incidents and activities
  • Provide outstanding internal and external guest / customer service at all times
  • Hold additional responsibilities to support the department and perform other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass any State-required training and qualifications, which includes the absence of a record of conviction for crimes against persons or property revealed through a background check with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and / or the FBI
  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Work history to include one or more of the following:
    • Military experience
    • Law enforcement experience
    • Associates Degree or higher in Criminal Justice
  • Work history must also include one or more of the following:
    • One (1) year verifiable experience in guest services
    • One (1) year verifiable experience in sales
    • One (1) year customer 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


  • 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
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to and from the site location
  • Must have outstanding verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated a proactive approach and ability to self-initiate work
  • Must have strong time management, organizational and decision making skills
  • Must have experience dealing with customers, troubleshooting or managing stressful situations
  • Post offer, must be able to successfully complete the training requirement and obtain a SIRA™ certification
  • 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:  Extensive standing and walking, 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

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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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