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Allied Universal Security Officer - Armed in Nashville, Tennessee

At Allied Universal® , we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workplace. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities in which we serve. Allied Universal offers so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take great pride in our promote-from-within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® today!

Allied Universal has security jobs and are seeking to fill the position for an Armed Security Officer . Our Armed Security Officers allow us to contribute to our company’s core purpose of providing unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses of our communities. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, sick pay (in states where required), employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

Maintain the safety and security of the buildings and property as well as the employees and visitors to the sites. Monitor security cameras and make regular foot patrols of both the interior and exterior of the property sites, checking doors and hallways, while being vigilant of suspicious persons and things on the property.

Greet and direct all visitors to the appropriate areas so they may conduct their business. Screen all persons and packages entering the building, utilizing the screener training we will provide. Respond to calls for assistance. Sit or stand for long periods of time while working either by yourself or with other security officers.

The Armed Security Officer is a deterrent to criminal activity by remaining visible and presenting a neat and professional appearance in properly worn uniform and associated equipment.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • MUST have at least one of the following:

  • Two (2) years military with an honorable discharge OR

  • Two (2) years Law Enforcement with a Post Certification OR

  • Two (2) years prior ARMED guard service with verifiable references

  • Must have a High School diploma OR GED

  • Must be at least 21 years of age to apply

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and TN Armed Guard license

  • Must be able to shoot and qualify on a pistol range, and possess the practical knowledge and skills to properly use the weapon.

  • Current Pay Rate is $21.50 per hour with the addition of a Health and Welfare stipend at the current rate of $4.64 per hour.

  • Health and Welfare stipend is capped at 2080 hours per year, totaling a possible $9,651.00 per year that goes directly towards the employee’s immediate health insurance or directly into a 401(K) for the employee if no health insurance is needed or both depending on the insurance plan that is chosen by the employee.

  • Uniforms and equipment, including handgun are provided by the company.

  • 88 hours paid PTO and 56 hours paid sick leave after the first year.

  • 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

  • Driving Positions: must possess a valid Driver’s License with at least one year of driving experience, a clean driving record (no major violations within last 36 months, no more than 1 accident in last 24 months, no more than one minor moving violation in last 24 months), a minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and the ability to safely operate a vehicle required.

  • 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

  • Must be able to handle working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment

  • Ability to provide high quality security services to protect people and property, while maintaining proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons

  • Participate in industry specific security/safety training programs

  • 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

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com .

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/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com .

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/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Job ID: 2021-568909

Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Job Category: Security Officer Level, Security Guard, Security Guard, Armed Security

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