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Security Officer

Security | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing a safe and secure environment in a professional manner. Ability to be handle public interaction with disorderly or disruptive people.¬† Also expected to respond to emergency situations.
  • Must maintain secure environment by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, and access points.
  • Follow all company policies, procedures and instructions regarding the safety and security of employees and guests set forth by the Department head.
  • Utilize computer software for guest registry, communication, report writing, building access and video surveillance controls.
  • Remain in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations regarding security officer certification and First Aid/CPR/AED requirements.
  • Knowledge of the locations of the emergency equipment and use.
  • Assists in coordinating facility operations response to safety hazard identification and removal, and intake of delivered packages.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills with employee and guests.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Vendor security checks of bags and equipment to prevent theft of property.
  • Provide executive protection as needed and during special events.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least¬†21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Security Guard certification card.
  • As a condition of continued employment and employee must maintain current active status of all required CA BSIS Security and First Aid/CPR certifications at all times.
  • As a condition of employment the applicant must pass pre-screening process including a background investigation.
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends and special events.
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have reliable transportation to work.
  • Two years consecutive, full-time work in the security field preferred.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL & MENTAL FUNCTIONS

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet).
  • Climb stairs and ramps, occasionally during shift.
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties.
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Run as needed.
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks.
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination.
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones.
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports on the computer.
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions.