Armed Security Officer

G4S Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

Job Introduction:

500 Dollar Sign-On Bonus

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Healthcare Security Officer (CPO). As a Healthcare Security Officer, you will be responsible for the physical security of the client's hospital campus and its surrounding grounds. In this position you will perform general security duties in the protection of persons and property and the enforcement of all applicable policies, rules, and regulations of the client.

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.

$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

  • Deter criminal activity and misconduct, investigate suspicious situations, conduct patrol tours

  • Communicate by use of Secure Trax , 2-way radios, telephones and computers

  • Patient escort, patient watch, provide safety escort, assist and/or transport deceased to morgue

  • Maintain required certifications, licensing and training to achieve professional competency as appropriate for the position

  • Complete required shift logs and reports; compliance with site post orders, G4S and client policies and procedures

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

  • Sound alarms or call 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

  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must submit to any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing

  • 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

  • While not required, one or more of the following qualifications are a plus!

  • Prior security experience in a healthcare environment

  • Six (6) months or more experience involving direct customer interaction

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

Other

  • Must be at least 18 years old (21 if armed) 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

  • 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: http://g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices

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