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Special Police Officer Charlotte, North Carolina $19.00

Special Police Officer

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina |
Salary: $19.00 |
Posted: 4 May 2021 |
Closes: 4 Jun 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/3742188/210164

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Special Police Officer (SPO). As a Special Police Officer, you will carry out the primary duty of safeguarding the public, the client's personnel, and all property. Work site locations include onboard commuter trains and at other client facilities, including but not limited to, stations, parking facilities, maintenance facilities, office buildings, and rail yards. This position  will conduct fare inspections, security patrols and safety inspections and provide public information assistance and support. The Special Police Officer will enforce the criminal laws of the State of North Carolina on properties owned, leased or occupied by G4S Secure Solutions (USA) clients.  They have the same jurisdiction on client controlled property to investigate crimes, arrest for felonies, misdemeanors, city/county ordinance violations and to charge infractions.  

SPO are responsible for the safety and security of the client and general public at large and are allowed to engage in "continuous and immediate pursuit" for crimes occurring on client properties. They are empowered to investigate crimes, make reports and conduct arrests for incidents within their jurisdiction.

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

  • Perform foot and vehicle patrols of designated areas
  • Handle emergency calls for police, fire or Emergency Medical Services
  • Understand and enforce rules and regulations as they pertain to the company or the client pursuant to post orders
  • Investigate and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities. Maintains written logs as required by the assignment
  • Provides assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Mediate conflict with tact and neutral diplomacy; interpret behavior and emotional patterns in individuals and groups, communicate facts and ideas clearly both orally or in writing
  • Must possess basic knowledge of phone, radio and computer
  • Handle any emergency calls for police, fire or Emergency Medical Services
  • Ensure that tasks are completed on time; handle multiple demands for commitment of time, energy, and resources
  • Detail-oriented skills, ability to quickly identify crimes and suspects through use of CCTV
  • Clearly communicate facts and ideas both orally or in writing in English
  • Warn or prosecute violators of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Controls ingress and egress of traffic at certain sites

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Currently possess or be able to obtain North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division Law Enforcement Officer certification
  • Possess a valid State issued drivers license

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Currently Certified (General or Probationary) as a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer
    • Possess a North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate (received less than 9 months ago)
    • Graduate of a police academy other than North Carolina and have been a full time police officer for at least the last 2 years and have not been out of law enforcement for more than 6 months
    • Prior Certified North Carolina Law Enforcement Officers who have not been out of Law Enforcement more than 2 .5 years

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
  • Be able to successfully pass the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission firearms training program with a minimum score of at least 70%
  • Be able to successfully pass the North Carolina Company Police test with a minimum score of at least 80%
  • Be able to work flexible schedules
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Be able to successfully complete all training required for the position
  • Be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • 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: Inside and outside Office. Some work in inclimate weather

Major activity: Patrolling, observing, working on computer and using telephone/radio. Majority of time spent walking and standing.

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Limited, to include some standing, bending, maneuvering up to 50 pounds, and limited stretching and reaching.

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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