Armed Security Officer - Custom Protection - Flex

G4S New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 3 weeks ago

Armed Security Officer

  • Custom Protection

  • Flex New Orleans, Louisiana Competitive with Great Benefits

Armed Security Officer

  • Custom Protection

  • Flex

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana |

Salary: Competitive with Great Benefits |

Posted: 4 Nov 2020 |

Closes: 4 Dec 2020 |

Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |

Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |

Region / Division: North America |

Reference: G4S/TP/3742188/200230

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Job Introduction:

500 Dollar Sign-On Bonus

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Flex Officer. As a Custom Protection Flex Officer, you will conduct armed and/or unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior). Additional duties include: control access and egress; monitor CCTV and alarm systems; compose reports; deter criminal activity and misconduct. The Custom Protection Flex Officer will work at various assignments and may be called upon to work irregular shifts at times with little to no advance notice.

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.

$500 Sign On Bonus - $250 payable after complete training and 60 days of continuous employment, remaining $250 payable after 90 days of continuous employment. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings.*


Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle

  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards

  • 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

  • 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

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license

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

  • 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


  • 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

  • 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.

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.

To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link:

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