SecurAmerica Unarmed Security Officer (Operations) in Gambrills, Maryland
Unarmed Security Officer
Gambrills, MD, United States of America
SecurAmerica is a privately-held, American-owned premium contract security services company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Our mission is to provide legendary and responsive security service solutions to our client, which provide uncompromising value, cost effectiveness and results to our clients' diverse business needs. Our business model is based on creating and delivering operational excellence to each and every customer by selecting the right people, training them to exceed our customers' requirements and providing them with a culture that is focused on 100% customer and employee satisfaction. This model has earned us the respect of the security industry, fueled robust growth in every market we have entered and resulted in high annual employee and customer retention rates that serve as industry benchmarks.
Job Skills / Requirements
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is under the direct supervision of the Account Manager for assigned site or shift of the Security Department and is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, customers and all visitors.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Provide a visible security presence
Be cognizant of suspicious persons, and safety and security hazards
Politely challenge suspicious persons, or persons in need of assistance to determine their business in their building
Manage, operate and respond to security and life safety equipment, including CCTV and access control systems
Monitor elevator operations, report all issues to engineering
Maintain daily activity log, and all other associated paperwork
Maintain and account for all keys and access cards, issue to vendors and contractors as needed
Ensure fire lane in front of building remain clear
Other duties as assigned
Performing security patrols, interior and exterior, via foot of up to 18 floors, protecting property from theft, fire and water leaks and writes reports
Provide any needed assistance to customers, employees and visitors with the department's procedures. This assistance may come in the form of lifting or carrying incapacitated or injured persons, assisting with building evacuations, promptly investigating water leak as well as fires.
Enforce building security procedures, including parking regulations
Use automated patrol software system to document building patrols
Respond to alarms, emergency situations and other calls for assistance
You may also be asked to perform other related duties as assigned by a Site Supervisor, Lead Officer, Security Manager or Operations Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 21 years of age.
High school diploma or equivalent required plus any Security/Law Enforcement experience preferred.
Must be able to obtain a Maryland Security Officer Registration
Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment and enforcement procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public, to understand and follow standard operating procedures, to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance, to write and investigate required reports; to make independent and good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedures; to maintain a security license.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is performed inside and outside the property with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations. Shift work required.
You must be able to lift injured persons, fire extinguishers and/or ladders. You will be required to stand for periods of time, as well as have the ability to climb stairs and ladders for emergency purposes.
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Hourly Pay Wage: $12.00
– MD State Guard Card
Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Certification Requirements (Any)
MD State Guard Card
Additional Information / Benefits
SecurAmerica LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, color, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or physical handicap, or any other status protected by federal or state law.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check
This job reports to the Ops manager
This is a Part-Time position
1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.
Number of Openings for this position: 3