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RETIRED Police Officer for an Armed Post - Wheaton IL

Company name
Allied Security LLC

Location
Wheaton, IL

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Overview
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America\u2019s leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America\u2019s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program.\u202f We promote from within our company!\u202fYou can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal\u2019s many success stories.
Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States!
Job Description
The Professional Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company\u2019s core purpose which is \u201cto serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities\u201d. They are responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. 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.
The Armed Security Officer may be asked to perform many essential functions at the facility where they work, although not an exhaustive list, these are a few of them:

Ensures the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons
Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises
Builds, improves and maintains effective relationships with both client employees and guests
Greets guests and employees in a cheerful and welcoming manner
Answers questions and assists guests and employees
Patrols the facility on foot or in a vehicle
Answers phones
Monitors closed circuit television systems and alarms
Reports safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
Handles security issues or emergency situations appropriately
Fully embraces security/safety training programs to enhance their ability to advance in their careers
Participates in industry specific security/safety training programs to offer our clients the best trained officers at their sites
Meets and continues to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for Armed Security Officers and specific protective device and weapons qualifications
Works in environments and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and awareness of personal safety and safety of others
Maintains awareness and familiarity with the site-specific operations performance manual and post orders

Physical and Mental Functions:

Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
Run as needed
Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

Qualifications/Requirements:
Qualified applicants for the Armed Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

High school diploma or equivalent required
At least 21 years of age
Must 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; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License and Armed Guard 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 post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test
As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty
Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills
Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations
Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;
Neat and professional appearance
Ability to provide quality customer service
Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Closing
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America\u2019s leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or 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 Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
SAJ *CB-MW
Requisition ID2018-187193

Company info

Allied Security LLC
Website : http://www.alliedbarton.com

Company Profile
AlliedBarton Security Services, headquartered in Conshohocken, PA is the largest American-owned contract security company in the United States. We have been providing quality security services and highly trained personnel since 1957 to clients in a number of industry sectors, including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, manufacturing and industrial, financial institutions, shopping centers and other commercial facilities. Over the years, AlliedBarton has added not only to our vertical market expertise, but also to our geographic reach. A combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions has made AlliedBarton the quality company it is today. With each expansion, AlliedBarton diligently sought out companies that matched our values and philosophy of customer service. Through our combined base of talent and personnel, AlliedBarton brings unmatched resources, expertise and knowledge to our customers' security programs.

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