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Allied Universal Security Officer - FT/4PM-MIDNIGHT in Gaston, South Carolina

Allied Universal is seeking the position of Professional Security Officer .

As a Professional Security Officer for Allied Universal you will be Responsible for the Security and Safety of our client’s property and personnel. As the Allied Universal Security Officer, you will know all site-specific policies and procedures, and implement emergency response activities as appropriate, while providing superior customer service.


  • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent

  • 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

  • Valid 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 drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

  • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

  • Able to:

  • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

Additional Site Requirements:

  1. Capable of dealing with stressful situations.

  2. Comfortable in approaching unknown individuals.

  3. Able to respond to all emergency situations, such as fire and first aid calls.

  4. Able to walk for extended periods of time.

  5. Able to stand or sit for extended periods of time.

  6. Able to work in all weather conditions.

  7. Capable of acting in the interest of protecting life, property, product and information within the constraints of the law, Starbucks’ and the Service provider’s policies.

  8. Capable of detaining individuals who pose a threat within the constraints of state law, Starbucks and Service Provider's Policies.

  9. Capable of controlling access to their assigned facility by adhering to the Access Control Standards.

  10. Possess excellent inter-personal communication skills and acting in a professional manner at all times, both in writing and verbally.

  11. Capable of operating advanced security systems and equipment, such as CCTV Security Cameras, Access Control and Alarms.

  12. Capable of understanding and completing audits, assessments and reports through various approved Starbucks software programs.

Position is subject to additional hours to include overtime at the Account Manager's discretion

Must Maintain a Valid Driver’s License in good standing

Must have valid three year driving history

Must be able to climb to top of stairs of the site six story Silo.

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: at .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Job ID: 2020-455016

Location: United States-South Carolina-Gaston

Job Category: Security Officer