Allied Universal Veterans

Security Officer - ArmedLexington, SC

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!

Now Hiring Armed Security Professionals!

Join the World's Leading Global Security Company!

Competitive pay rates! Weekly Pay! DailyPay!

Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Part Time Weekend (Saturday - Sunday)

  • Friday and Saturday 7 pm - 7 am or

  • Saturday 7 am - 7 pm Sunday 7 pm - 7 am

  • Starting Base Pay: $18.27 / Hour

  • Special Assignment at a Corporate Office

  • This is a seasonal position outside in the elements

Wonderful opportunity for candidates with Customer Service Experience!

Seasonal employment - Perfect for students!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provides basic access control, security surveillance, traffic direction and control, loss prevention, and other essential security functions to protect critical energy infrastructure as well as Park patrons.

  • Be responsible for the overall safety and well-being of Park patrons visiting the parks at all times.

  • Effectively communicate and enforce all park rules as well as SC law. Provide an exceptional customer service attitude to the client and general public, as well as monitor and direct daily pedestrian and vehicle traffic safely during times of high-volume capacity.

  • Provide accurate accountability of as well as safeguard all monetary transactions, including accurately completing transaction documentation. Also responsible for inventory control of all equipment assigned to posts.

  • Respond to client or park emergencies as they arise, including ensuring appropriate communication to management and the client.

  • Secures property and personnel by patrolling (on foot and/or in vehicle as required), monitoring public traffic and activity at all times throughout the Park. Observe and remain vigilant and alert at all times for signs of crime, disorder, hazards, and unusual activities.

  • Conducts limited inquiries and reports security breaches, security incidents, as well as responds to incidents of fire, medical emergencies, bomb threats, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergencies, hazardous materials, or pending inclement weather.

  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities through a daily log or DAR (Daily Activity Report).

  • Conduct periodic patrols on foot or via a motor vehicle throughout the park to monitor activities and report unsafe conditions, blocked entryways, security violations, mechanical problems, illegally parked vehicles and unauthorized individuals.

  • Ability to de-escalate situations by applying good verbal and professional communication skills to prevent situations from becoming physical threats.

  • Secure and preserve suspected crime scenes to protect the integrity of evidence as well as provide first aid or life-saving measures to injured or ill-persons during medical emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous security, military, law enforcement, or corrections experience. Experience related to customer service, handling of monetary transactions, as well as managing stressful situations is preferred as well.

  • Be at least 18 years of age for unarmed positions.

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • This position requires excellent attendance and punctuality. Must commit to being on time, must be able to work in a very independent environment, and ensure all directions and instructions from management are followed consistently and thoroughly.

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a background investigation in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws. Allied Universal will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws. Additional background investigations may be conducted by Dominion Energy (Pinnacle) in order to determine suitability as an authorized contractor.

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law.

  • Licensing requirements are subject to state and/or local laws and regulations (SC Law Enforcement Division) and may be required prior to employment.

  • Must be able to complete all required pre-employment and post-employment training within 30 days of employment, which includes: CPR training, handcuffing training, and expandable baton training. Recertification training for licensing and contractual requirements is required on an annual basis to maintain employment. All above required training is paid at a training wage. Employee online self-study programs are also required to complete and employees will not be paid for that training if training is done outside of work duties.

  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time as well as be willing to work outside in the elements, including extreme heat and inclement weather. Must be able to lift and/or carry heavy objects up to 25 lbs for short distances and navigate steps and unimproved surfaces as required.

  • Ability to wear a prescribed uniform and comply with company dress, grooming, and other policies and professional standards. Must be able to wear duty items weighing up to 10 lbs that may include, radio, company cell phone, handcuffs, and expandable batons.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must have a strong ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization, including with clients and the general public, all while functioning as a team player.

  • Must have an excellent sense of judgment and ability to work autonomously and independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work flexible hours during non-standard business hours such as evenings, weekends, and holidays. During emergency situations such as storm events or power outages, extended shift work may be required beyond normal standard working hours. In some cases, work may be required outside in the elements, during inclement weather, or in remote austere location or environments. Reasonable accommodations to perform vital job duties and functions must be communicated with management during the hiring process and throughout employment.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Health insurance and 401k plans for full-time positions

  • Schedules that fit with your personal life goals

  • Ongoing paid training programs and career growth opportunities

  • Employee discounts through our perks program to your favorite restaurants, entertainment venues and much more…

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: 2024-1208459

Location: United States-South Carolina-Lexington

Job Category: Security Officer, Armed Security, Part Time Security