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Armed Federal Government Security Officer

Company: STRATEGIC SECURITY CORP
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationNewark, NJ - Newark, NJEducation LevelHigh SchoolSalary Range$30.00 - $30.00 HourlyTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryProfessional ServicesDescriptionStrategic Security Corp. is currently seeking Armed Security Officers for a government contract in Newark, NJ and throughout the State of New Jersey, The positions being filled will have all shifts available and pay a fully loaded rate of $30.00/hr (broken down by base wage 25.78 + Health and Welfare Benefit 4.22 = $30.00/hr). All candidates must be able to pass and obtain all required licenses, certifications and clearances prior to being placed on any facility and performing any Armed Security work.Strategic Security (SSC) is a nationwide leading provider of security guard services, executive protection, bomb dog, intelligence, consulting, investigative services. SSC has an immediate job opportunity for an Armed Security Officer. As an Armed Security Officer, you will be responsible for conducting armed foot patrol within a Government, corporate, retail or fast food environment, while providing superior service to customers, visitors and employees. Additional responsibilities include composing reports, monitoring CCTV and alarm systems, controlling access and egress, deterring criminal activity and misconduct, and performing other duties as needed.In addition to providing physical security, this role will participate in SSC's G.E.T. principals. Greet, Engage and Thank individuals for their business or patronizing the location. These duties include:Welcome customers, guests, shoppers, victims, customers, associates, tenants in a warm, gracious manner inviting them into the location.Engage by being proactive, examples below.Proactively scan for potential threats stemming from criminal activity or life safety issues.Proactively seek out and develop rapport with customers by assessing what is important to them and addressing itProactively stay current with the latest information as it pertain to your site and area that may include but not limited to: crime trends, terrorist threats, area shops, restaurants and attractions, including brand profiles, merchandise collections, promotions and current news.Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazardsSound alarms or calls police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized personsIdentify and warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articlesPermit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits. May be required to utilize hand held wands or walk through magnetometers.Prevent individuals from theft of company propertyInvestigate and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the postLiaison with local law enforcementShare that information with customers or any of above when interactions with them require itGuide customers to their destinations or available open lines or other key points of interestAnticipate and answer customer inquiries. Know you job and local areaFacilitate various guest services, including transportation and area attraction inquiries.Troubleshoot customer issues, concerns, or complaints; relay pertinent information to managementEnsure job site area with your area of control is clean and professional at all times.Assist with basic first aidMake emergency notifications.Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicleStrategic Security (SSC) is a security provider for the United States Government, private organizations such as fortune 500 companies, solar and wind farms, oil and gas companies, banks, medical facilities, factories, warehouses, distribution centers, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.As a full time employee of Strategic Security (SSC), you will be entitled to the following benefits:Major MedicalPaid vacation401KOpportunities for additional training to aid in your professional developmentStrategic Security (SSC) offers job security with many of our jobs resulting in full time employment, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States.QualificationsEducation, Licenses and Certifications RequiredMust possess a high school diploma or equivalentPass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehiclePass and possess a State Licensed Armed Security Guard Card / License (Armed / Red SORA License)Possess a HR 218 Unrestricted Handgun Carry License or a County / Town Handgun Carry License for the Area you will be working inExperience RequiredVerifiable work history if previously employed and must possess one or more of the following:Graduate of an accredited high school or a Certificate of Completion of General Education Development requirements; and meet one of the following experience / education requirements: Five (5) years of security experience within past ten years; or five years (5) years civilian and / or military work experience or three (3) years of law enforcement or public safety experience. Skills RequiredAbility to follow ordersProficient computer skills including Microsoft OfficeEffective oral and written communication skillsActive listening skillsAbility to assess and evaluate situations effectivelyAbility to identify critical issues quickly and accuratelyAttention to detailOtherMust be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higherMust be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United StatesMust be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitorsMust have demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the publicMust be warm, engaging, charismatic; and possess a natural ability to develop rapport with others in an authentic and sincere mannerMust practice good judgment; high level of integrityMust be proactive; take initiative with minimal supervisionMust be resourceful; think critically and finds solutions even without the obvious resourcesMust be able to navigate challenging situations while remaining positiveSubject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by lawMust be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior militaryPhysical Requirements and EnvironmentEnvironment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heatMajor activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observingPhysical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.About The CompanyEOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityStrategic Security (SSC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free WorkplaceIf you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (888) SSC-RISK.

Keywords: STRATEGIC SECURITY CORP, Newark , Armed Federal Government Security Officer, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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