Security Officer

Guardtexas Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Part Time Security Officer Need for Weekend Overnight Post $17hr $200 Sign On Bonus For Already Licensed Officers ( Must Have Valid Guard Card To Qualify ) (Security)

Austin, TX, United States of America

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Join the GuardTexas family: We're people making the difference! GuardTexas has been committed to serving the great state of Texas for over 40 years. Over 900 GuardTexas security officers serve clients in many industries including commercial real estate, residential communities, construction and retail. We are a privately owned company with branches in: Austin, Bryan-College Station, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. GuardTexas is a certified security guard trainer. See for more information about our company.

Job Skills / Requirements

The Security / Patrol Guard safeguards property by patrolling the premises and monitoring for theft, violence, safety issues, and/or disturbances through observation and reporting. The primary responsibility of the position is to deter crime through an authoritative presence. Sign On Bonus will be paid out after 90 days.


  • Successfully complete minimum Level II Security training through a school licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Bureau (PSB), PRIORITY GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WITH ACTIVE NON-COMMISSIONED SECURITY REGISTRATION.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing

  • Customer service orientation

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and handle crisis situations

  • Critical thinking and sound judgment

  • Visual acuity and hearing ability to observe and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources

  • Ability to perform general physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and/or moving the entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, sitting, standing for long periods of time, and handling of materials.


  • Provide a visual security presence

  • Conduct regular rounds of industrial, commercial or residential premises to deter and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows and gates

  • Perform checks on windows, doors, gates, stairwells, fire exits, mechanical rooms and other areas as assigned by client or that a trespasser may use to gain illegal access, and insure that they are properly secure

  • Inspect equipment if required to ascertain that tampering has not occurred and/or is in working order as noted in the post orders

  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences including standing water or fire hazards, failure indicators on mechanical or electrical equipment, and temperature controls

  • Respond to alarms and report disturbances

  • Contact police, paramedics or fire departments in cases of emergency

  • Contact Property Manager as appropriate per customer protocols

  • Inform persons of rule infractions or violations such as loitering, smoking, carrying forbidden articles

  • Assist in evacuation buildings in case of emergency

  • Control crowds as required by job site

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or required by contract with customer based on their individual security needs

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Certification Requirements (Any)

Non-commissioned Security Officer

Successfully Pass Level 2 Training and Exam

Active Security Registration

Additional Information / Benefits

We offer a range of competitive benefits for our security officers:

  • Weekly paycheck

  • Additional pay for worked holiday

  • Access to credit union membership for you and your family.

  • Insurance is available the first day of the month after 60 days of full time employment.

  • After one year of full time employment, you qualify for paid vacation, reimbursement of uniform fees, and Company payment of PSB fees to maintain a current registration.

  • Sign on bonus payed out after 90 days of employment with GuardTexas and must be in good standing. Must have valid guard card at time of hire.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability

This job reports to the Manager

This is a Part-Time position 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required

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