Guardian Security Services, Inc. Security Officer-$11.33-Bedford Park area (1110-Operations) in Bedford Park, Illinois
Guardian Security Services, a locally owned security company, founded in 1975 and has established itself as a leader in the security industry currently serving the most respected clients in the Chicagoland area.
Guardian Security is a premier security services provider, providing customized, cost-effective programs that exceed Client expectations. With our history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, corporate headquarters, public utilities, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities we are recognized as the security provider of choice. The cornerstone to our success is ensuring that our number one priority is client satisfaction.
Our employees are our most valuable asset! We value the integrity, quality, professional performance, and overall commitment to excellence present in our employee population. To work for Guardian Security, you must demonstrate the personal and professional skills necessary to be the very best. Experience in the security industry is helpful, but not required.
Job Skills / Requirements
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and provide us with a copy. As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test. Be mature in demeanor, personality and attitude. Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written, Have a stable work history. Maintain an impeccable image and adhere to our professional grooming standards. No visible tattoo(s)which cannot be covered up with a short sleeve shirt and pants. Possess strong customer service and public relation skills, and be able to interact well with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds Must maintain a working telephone at all times in order for us to contact you. Must have a reliable means of transportation. Must have a valid Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) or willing to apply for one. Must have a 20-hour training certificate or complete training within 30 days of employment. Willingness and ability to work weekends, holidays, and cover additional shifts as required by client needs. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License. Must have a clean MVR (No moving violations in the past 3 years).
Job Responsibilities (General): WILL VARY BY LOCATION: Access control duties: Checking trucks into the facility. Checking personal vehicles for proper gate pass. Signing in trucks/employees/contractors/visitors into property. Using paper logs to document all vehicles entering into the property. Challenging all foot traffic entering into the property for proper work authorization. Communicating via telephone and radio with other officers on property.
Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma or GED (official copy of transcripts are required upon hire)
Certification Requirements (All)
20 Hour Security Training Certificate PERC (Blue) Card
Additional Information / Benefits
Guardian Security Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Guardian Security Services, Inc. offers industry leading wages, career advancement, and great working environments with a multitude of benefits.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Special Incentive Plans
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check