Security Officer

DK Security Ypsilanti , MI 48198

Posted 4 days ago

Overview

DK Security is Michigan's fastest growing security company. Established in 1995, we began as an investigations firm and quickly expanded to provide uniform security, event staff security, loss prevention services, and much more based on the needs of our clients. DK's Officers are known for their professionalism, hospitality, and customer service. While we do provide great opportunities for those in the Criminal Justice field, many of our Officers have come from a variety of other industries such as Retail, Food Service, Manufacturing, and Warehousing.

Security could be your next great opportunity!

Job Skills / Requirements

COVID-19 Statement: Security is an essential industry and DK Security has been, and will continue to be, hiring new employees for our constantly growing business. For safety we have made changes to our interview and hiring process - transitioning to virtual interviews and online training to limit the number of persons, and amount of time employees spend, at our offices. We are in constant communication with our clients to review and update procedures and practices that meet or exceed government recommendations.

PERKS:

  • Pay Rate: $16.00 / hour (pay rate is set by current contract; subject to future increases)
  • Benefits (eligibility requirements apply): medical, dental, vision, life insurance, group accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, identity theft protection, and paid medical leave.

CURRENT OPENING:

  • 1st shift Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday 1:30 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Ypsilanti , MI

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: As an unarmed Security Officer at DK Security, your duties may vary depending on the site you are working. This opening is in an office environment where the Security Officer is positioned either at a front desk in the lobby or patrol the employee areas on foot. Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Customer Service
  • Always approach every interaction with hospitality and patience.
  • De-escalate Situations
  • Be available to help staff verbally de-escalate situations with clients.
  • Foot Patrolling
  • Monitor and patrol the exterior of the building. Keep an eye out for security, safety, and maintenance issues. Ensure staff are able to move freely to and from their vehicles.

SUCCESS as a Security Officer at DK Security will look like:

  • Reliability
  • Report for your shift on time, presentable, and in the prescribed uniform.
  • Friendly Personality- Being able to balance our expectations of outstanding customer service while maintaining client policies and enforcing rules.

  • Following Company and Client Policies

  • Be able to read and interpret written post guidelines, follow procedures as outlined and ensure all tasks are completed throughout the shift.
  • Use of De-escalation Techniques
  • Being able to defuse situations through verbal judo and other communication tactics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.

  • Must have either a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • May NOT have any felony convictions and must be able to pass a criminal background check in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test at the time of hire and randomly thereafter.

  • Must present a friendly, positive, and professional image.

  • Must be willing to become CPR/1st Aide/AED Certified

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit, stand or walk for the duration of the shift, including walking long distances, and possibly up and down stairs

  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be readily able to respond to emergency situations

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

WHAT TO EXPECT (Next steps may vary depending on the position you are applying for)

  • Phone Interview
  • Review of our basic qualifications as well as your work history and future goals.
  • Virtual or On-site Interview
  • Interview with the Recruiter or Site Supervisor. Get the opportunity to see the site location and understand what the role entails.
  • Job Offer
  • Talk to our Recruiter about the specifics of the job offer, as well as next steps in the On-Boarding process.
  • Background Check & Online On-Boarding Activities

  • In-Office Orientation

  • Basic Officer Training

  • Video and Hands-on training regarding skills and techniques important for all Security Officers.
  • Meet with our HR Team
  • Complete your onboarding process, in-house drug testing, issuing of uniforms, and photo ID badge, meet with your Operations Manager.
  • On the Job Training (OJT) - Depending on the site location, you will complete anywhere from 2-40+ hours of On-The-Job training, learning the client-specific policies and procedures of the location you are assigned to.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or GED


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