Security Officer - Law Enforcement Support

Allied Universal Security Clearwater , FL 33755

Posted 2 weeks ago

Allied Universal, North America's leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!

HIRING NOW FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES

$16.17 per hour to start! Armed hiring bonus! Many opportunities for growth!

Allied Universal is now hiring Custom Protection Officers. You will serve and safeguard clients in a range of industries such as Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Education, Government and more.

This specific position is located in the central Pinellas county area. Please be sure to review the minimum requirements below for this position before applying.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Person and Property Search in a professional and dignified manner of all individuals entering secured facility for presence of contraband (to include bags and other belongings)

  • Effective and Professional Communication with Law Enforcement and agency Staff via 2-way radio, utilizing agency-specific Radio Signal Codes in relation to incident and crisis response

  • Interior Foot Patrol of Facility to include monitoring and observation of all areas, staff, residents, and vendors

  • Ensure all residents are located within their assigned area(s) and not present in other open bays and / or restricted areas

  • Prompt and thorough reporting of any concerns regarding residents, unsafe conditions, and facility safety matters to AU Supervisor

  • Must be able to exercise independent judgement and restraint when dealing with uncooperative individuals

  • 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

  • Provide customer service to our clients by carrying out safety and security procedures, site-specific policies and when appropriate, emergency response activities

  • Respond to incidents and critical situations in a calm, problem solving manner

  • Conduct regular and random patrols around the business and perimeter. Working environments and conditions may vary by client site

Minimum Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age for unarmed roles; 21+ years of age for armed roles

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent, or 5 years of verifiable experience

  • 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) or verified work experience 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 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

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a background investigation in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws. Allied Universal will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws.

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law

  • Licensing requirements are subject to state and/or local laws and regulations and may be required prior to employment

  • A valid driver's license will be required for driving positions only

Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices.

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