Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies, providing a range of security services for commercial high rises, residential communities, manufacturing facilities, government buildings, automakers and more. We believe that people come first, and that investing in our employees is one of the most important aspects of business. And now we want you to join our team.
Walden Security is actively seeking Unarmed Security Officers for in the greater Atlanta, GA area. In addition to our people first culture, we also take care of you by providing:
Healthcare: Benefits include medical, dental, and vision.
A plan for the future: Including financial assistance such as life insurance, a 401(K), and tuition reimbursement.
Value as a team member: High performers are selected for recognition and cash bonuses.
Internal growth: We want to create a pipeline to the top, including award-winning training and a hire-from-within philosophy.
Referral bonuses: refer a good employee to Walden and we will reward you with cash
Decent pay rates and good benefits are offerred, as well. Prior Security, Retail, and/or Military experience is a plus, but not necessary. Must be, at least, 25 years or older and have a valid driver's license.
Security Officers will guard industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific duties will be outlined in assigned post orders. Duties may include the following; other duties may be assigned by the Account Manager, Operations Manager or Branch General Manager:
Follows all assigned post orders, both general and specific;
Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, logging camp area, or work site;
Patrols lobbies, corridors, and public rooms, confers with management, interviews guests and employees, and interrogates persons to detect infringements and investigate disturbances, complaints, thefts, vandalisms, and accidents;
Patrols public areas to detect fires, unsafe conditions, and missing or inoperative safety equipment;
Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure;
Performs and sets thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms;
Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred;
Registers at watch stations to record time of inspection trips;
Inspects assigned areas and records data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff;
Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked;
Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts;
Notifies staff of presence of persons with questionable reputations;
Permits authorized persons and regulates vehicle/pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow;
Drives radio equipped vehicle through client's establishment, checks alarm and locates sources of alarm;
Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons;
Assists management and enforcement officers in emergency situations;
Contacts supervisor by radio or telephone to report irregularities and obtain further instructions;
Writes investigation and automobile usage reports
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Security officers are subject to supervision from Branch/Account Managers, Post Supervisors and Field Supervisors.