Security Officer Position/Chicago Southside

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Law Enforcement



History of Guardian Security Services: Guardian Security Services is a locally owned security organization founded in 1975. The company has established itself as a leader in the security industry by providing its services to the most respected clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Guardian Security Services provides customized, cost-effective programs, that exceed client expectations. We have a continuous history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities. We are recognized as the security provider of choice because of our continued extraordinary services provided to all our clientele and employees. A pillar to our success is ensuring our client satisfaction is met in all aspects of the position. Guardian Security Services is currently looking to hire a few Security Officers for a client in the Chicago Area! This shift is a an overnight position that will require weekend availability! Experience for this position can be through a background in warehouse/industrial, customer service, security, law enforcement or military. These positions start up to $13.00 hr!

Entitlements/Benefits for our employees:

  • Salary Expectations:
  • $13.00/hr
  • Entitlements/Benefits:
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Rx Discounts
  • Verizon Wireless discounts
  • Service Awards
  • Referral Bonuses 
  • ROOM FOR ADVANCEMENT!
  • Position Duties and Expectations:
  • Understand and maintain general post instructions for assigned post and shift by being the expert in all facets of the operation.
  • Reports directly to the Shift/Site Supervisor, Property Manager for the site and GSS Management. 
  • Ensure proper relations are maintained between the client and GSS.
  • Ensure all logs are being completed to perfection and seek advice as needed.
  • Provide a warm and safe work environment by treating fellow security officers and client with Respect.
  • Greet all guests and employees with the utmost respect and dignity.
  • Working from a warehouse environment you will be monitoring employees, temporary workers, delivery drivers, and contractors entering in/out of the facility.
  • Foot patrol of the facility.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment.
  • Have the Integrity and extraordinary Decisions Making Skills to make sound decisions in the the absence of supervision.
  • Control, monitor and escalate issues to the respective authorities, the client and GSS.
  • Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client.
  • Maintain access control procedures set by management for all employees, guests and vendors.
  • Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as required.
  • Respond to incidents and document the event with accuracy and diligence.
  • Document and report any property damage and special occurrences.
  • Logging incoming packages using proper protocols you will be trained on, per the sites posting orders.
  • Provide unparalleled Customer Service, Public Relation interactions and have an Impeccable image at all times, in order to exceed our client's expectations.
  • Employment Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Education/Experience: Must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Possess a high school diploma/GED. Have a proven stable work history. Ability to use computers and easily able to retain the use of software and programs(when applicable).
  • Required Certifications/Screenings: Must have a valid Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) or willing to apply for one. Must have a 20-hour training certificate or complete within in first 30 days of employment. All applicants must complete a pre-employment screening process. Includes a background investigation. Some positions may require a clean MVR going back 2yrs.
  • Employee Traits: Mature demeanor, personality and attitude is paramount to your success. Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written. Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.(Bi-lingual candidates are a plus!) Maintain an impeccable image and adhere to our professional military grooming standards, which includes: No visible tattoo(s) that cannot be covered up with a short sleeve shirt. Must possess exceptional customer service skills, public relation skills and the ability to interact well with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Must maintain a working telephone at all times, in order for us to contact you. Must have reliable means of transportation. Flexibility to cover additional shifts, as required, by client’s needs.
  • Physical Demands: Determined by the client, the duties can be, but are not limited to having the ability to; lift/push/pull over 50 lbs; sit or stand for extended periods of time; be able to patrol the premises, on foot, when necessary, for both indoor and exterior rounds, regardless of weather conditions.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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