Allied Universal Veterans

Elite Security Professional - ArmedFairfax, VA

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Must have a Valid Armed Security Guard License in the State of Virginia

Must have 2+ years of Armed Security Experience or Law Enforcement/ Military

Must be able to work unarmed and armed sites.

Pay Rate: $21.90/hr

Must be flexible to work at any location!!!!

Must be able to pass a polygraph.

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Allied Universal® is hiring a Elite Security Professional - Armed. The Elite Security Professional will conduct armed and/or unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior). Additional duties include controlling access and egress; monitoring CCTV and alarm systems; composing reports; deterring criminal activity and misconduct.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property.

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle

  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards

  • Sound 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

  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits

  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements

  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the post

  • Provide assistance to customers, employees, and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

  • Make emergency notifications as necessary pursuant to site Post Orders

  • Make productivity and cost reduction recommendations to management

  • Make recommendations for physical security surveys and post orders

  • Report safety concerns, security breaches, and unusual circumstances both orally and in writing

  • Preserve order and act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises

  • Maintain awareness and familiarity with the site-specific operations performance manual and post orders

  • Use glass break tool when necessary to save children or adults stuck in hot vehicles

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Possess, or be able to obtain, any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for Armed Security Officers and specific protective device and weapons qualifications

  • Must be willing to be trained on, carry, and utilize, if necessary, a Taser and baton.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of civilian law enforcement or military experience

  • Be at least 21 years of age, or higher if required by the state

  • Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons

  • Be able to work flexible schedules and respond to work assignments with little to no advance notice

  • Be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors

  • Demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Active listening skills

  • Assess and evaluate situations effectively

  • Identify critical issues quickly and accurately

  • Research, investigate, compile information

  • Mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy

  • Write informatively, clearly, and accurately

  • Teamwork skills

  • Attention to detail

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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) or verified work experience 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 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

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance

  • Enrollment in our company’s 401(k)plan, subject to eligibility requirements

  • Seven holidays annually paid at time and a half, if worked

  • 40 hours of vacation after one year of employment at eligible work assignments. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1213837

Location: United States-Virginia-Fairfax

Job Category: Security Officer, Armed Security