Contractors 2021-06-03 2021-07-08

Armed Transit Security Officer

Company: Allied Universal View more listings
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 132235
Website: http://Jobs.aus.com

NOW HIRING IMMEDIATELY ARMED SECURITY OFFICERS

ARE YOU FORMER MILITARY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT?  THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW CAREER IN SECURITY!

Starting pay is $22.50 hr. Training pay $18.50

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Transit Security officers are committed to keeping our riders safe by providing a visible presence on our vehicles and at our transit centers and stations. Officers inspect fares, discourage disruptive and inappropriate behavior and act as ambassadors by assisting riders who may need help navigating the system.

The preferred candidate MUST met at least 1 of the following criteria:

- One year of active military service; or

- 60 Credit hours from an accredited college or university; or

- one year as a correction officer; or

- 3 years of armed security officer experience; or

- 7 years current continuous unarmed security officer experience.

Applicants will be put through a firearm's academy and must pass a quarterly firearms qualification. However, prior experience with firearms is highly recommended due to the skill set required in the academy.

Employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

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.

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! 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 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!

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:

Be at least 21 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

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

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