G4S

About G4S

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

29210

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Armed Custom Protection Security Officer Flex

G4S - Columbia, South Carolina

Posted: 11/27/2018

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Performs security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
  • Watches for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sounds alarms or calls 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
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Observes departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities. Maintains written logs as required by the post
  • Provides assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

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

Skills Required

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Ability to research, investigate, compile information
  • Ability to write informatively, clearly and accurately
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to mediate conflict with tact and diplomacy
  • Attention to detail

Other

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or the minimum age required by the state
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • 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 be able to demonstrate the ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public

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

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