AU_Armed Hospital Security Officer

Compensation

: $25,150.00 - $33,990.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Law Enforcement



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Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Security Officer. The Professional Security Officer will be working in a hospital/health care environment for Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company''s core purpose which is to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities. The Professional Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our security officers act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards: Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and propertyReport safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writingBuild, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guestsAnswer questions and assist guests and employeesAnswer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner Physical and Mental Functions: Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shiftOccasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various dutiesAssist in lifting patients as needed to either assist nursing staff or help transport expired patientsRestrain violent/combative patients to prevent injuries to themselves and othersRun as neededConstant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasksConstant use of eyes to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordinationWork 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 Qualifications/Requirements: Qualified applicants for the Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below: At least 18 years of ageHigh school diploma or Verifiable High School Diploma or GED (Certificates of Completion not acceptable)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 guidelinesMust be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills7 Years of verifiable experience, with 3 years in security, customer service or related field.Armed officers should have prior military or law enforcement experience, or comparable training or certification, and must pass a Psychological EvaluationMust be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructionsValid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol testAs a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on dutyMust display exceptional customer service and communication skillsRemain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situation; as well as have flexible availability outside of regular scheduleIntermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sitesAbility to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;Neat and professional appearanceAbility to provide quality customer serviceAbility to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficientlyRead, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phonesMust be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)PandoLogic. Category: Protective Service, Keywords: Security Guardby Jobble
Associated topics: alarm, countermeasure, explosive detection, loss control, metal detection, patrol, protect, public safety officer, safety officer, safety report * 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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