G4S

About G4S

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

94304

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Custom Protection Security Officer

G4S - Palo Alto, California

Posted: 11/19/2018

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot (interior), in vehicle (exterior)
  • Respond to all emergencies, incidents, alarms and any other items requested by their Site Security Manager (SSM) and/or as stated in orders
  • Accurately complete Risk360 Incident Reports with a high degree of attention to detail and in a timely manner
  • Monitor any/all suspicious activity and report it to their Shift Supervisor
  • Provide access control at kiosk & construction entrances/ exits
  • Monitor CCTV (Site IQ & DVTel) & Access Control Systems (CCURE)
  • Conduct safety equipment audits (AED, fire extinguisher, eye wash stations and any other areas requested by their SSM)
  • Ensure all safety guidelines are being applied by employees, visitors, etc. and report any issue to their Shift Supervisor
  • Complete Security Officer reports each shift outlining shift activities
  • Provide 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
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
  • Must possess a current and valid Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Security Officer License issued by the State of California
  • Must possess a current and valid Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) .40 Firearms Permit issued by the State of California

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Minimum of one (1) year of professional security 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) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field
    • Bachelor's degree in law enforcement or criminal justice related studies
    • Service 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

  • 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

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
  • Be able to work flexible schedules
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • 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

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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