Security Officer

SC Electric Company Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.

Location: Chicago

Address of Location: 6601 N Ridge Blvd, IL, Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:
Associates Desired

Relevant Work Experience

4 to 5 Years


Security Officers perform a variety of functions related to the safety and security of S&C team members and facilities. Officers perform duties in three main categories: 1) patrolling the facility for the S&C Ridge Boulevard Industrial Campus; 2) assignment to the Security Operations Center (SOC), and 3) operating the security gatehouses.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

When on patrol, officers focus on regulating traffic and parking conditions, preventing loss of property, providing an environment that ensures personal safety, and responding to emergency situations. The emergencies in which officers assist include medical, fire, hazardous material releases, unauthorized entry, confined space rescue, severe weather conditions, and building evacuations.

Officers must be certified in the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus. All officers are also required to document investigations conducted in response to these duties and emergency situations.

When staffing the SOC, officer's responsibilities include monitoring all facility fire, building supervisory, high voltage supply, intrusion alarms and closed circuit video systems. They also weigh, stage and direct all commercial deliveries and shipments and function as the radio communications dispatcher and telephone switchboard operator off-hours.

Duties of the gatehouse officer include monitoring vehicular, visitor and team member traffic, directing all shipping and receiving transports, screening contractors and issuing identification badges and parking permits. Officers are also responsible for maintaining and logging information on all commercial-related entrants.

Security Officers perform other duties as required.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Associates degree preferred, High School diploma or acceptable General Educational Development (GED)

  • Illinois Driver's License and Illinois Firearms Owner's Identification Card

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with personal computers

  • State of Illinois Security Officer 40-Hour Training Program

  • A Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) and ability to successfully obtain the Firearm Authorization Card (FAC) issued from the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Relevant Work Experience:

Four years in Security or related background. Industrial security or law enforcement experience preferred. Associates Degree or higher in related field can be considered as a substitute for years of experience.


  • Standing: Remaining in an upright position as tasks may require.

  • Lifting: Picking up fire extinguishers, emergency response equipment to a maximum of 40 lbs.

  • Walking: Frequent walking and climbing of stairs while on patrol.

  • Carrying: Carrying personal and occasionally emergency equipment to a maximum of 40 lbs.

  • Pushing: Occasional pushing when assisting in emergency situations.

  • Pulling: Occasional pulling when assisting in emergency situations.

  • Bending: Occasional bending when assisting in emergency situations.

  • Reaching: Occasional reaching when assisting in emergency situations.

  • Handling: Use of two-way radio, writing instruments, traffic control aids, flashlight, firearm, firearm and pepper spray.

  • Environment: Respirator certification required.

Number of Openings: 1.00

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Employment Classification: Full Time

Shift: 1

Core Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

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