Guardian Security Services, Inc. Security Officers-Luxury Gated Community-Wages Starting: $12.00 (Operations-1298) in Elgin, Illinois


Guardian Security Services, is a locally owned security company, founded in 1975 and has established itself as a leader in the security industry for the past 40 years currently serving the most respected clients in the Chicagoland area.

Due to our continued growth we are currently hiring for a Gated Community in the Shorewood and Romeoville areas. We are seeking passionate applicants who love working with people. The ideal candidate for the Security Officer position is excellent with customers and has an impressive ability to communicate.

We offer premium wages, medical benefits, paid vacation and much more! We are also, a firm where your contributions make a difference and those contributions are recognized.

If you want to pursue a path toward a great career with an industry leading company apply today!

Job Skills / Requirements

Security Officer Gated Community - $11.50 hour Climate controlled gatehouse Greeting residents, visitors, vendors & contractors entering and leaving Access control to ensure entrance of authorized visitors only Communicate with residents the arrival of guests, contractors and deliveries Secure all entrances and exits of the gated community Observe and report suspicious activities and persons Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance

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 Must be able to pass our pre-employment screening process including an in-depth criminal background investigation 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) must be able to be covered with a long sleeve shirt 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 Willingness and ability to work weekends, holidays, and cover additional shifts as required by client needs 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 within in 30 days of employment

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 benefits.


License #122.000419

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check