G4S

About G4S

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

37922

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Healthcare Custom Protection Security Officer

G4S - Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted: 11/19/2018

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Deter criminal activity and misconduct, investigate suspicious situations, conduct patrol tours
  • Communicate by use of Secure Trax™ , 2-way radios, telephones and computers
  • Patient escort, patient watch, provide safety escort, assist and/or transport deceased to morgue
  • Maintain required certifications, licensing and training to achieve professional competency as appropriate for the position
  • Complete required shift logs and reports; compliance with site post orders, G4S and client policies and procedures
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a State of Tennessee Armed Security Guard license
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid driver's license if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle

 

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling

Other

  • Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules and respond to work assignments with little to no advance notice.
  • Must be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Skills Required

Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Effective oral and written communication skills Active listening skills Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately Attention to detail

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

Must have 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) 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 active 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

 

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