Upscale Security Officers

at G4S Secure Solutions

Granite City, IL

Posted on Mar. 7, 2018

Full Time, Part Time

$13.00 Hourly

Please take the time to go online and complete the short G4S online application. All candidates MUST complete the online application before they will be considered for this position. Once your online application is completed, you will receive a call from a G4S representative regarding this position and have the opportunity to learn more and ask questions. See below for details.

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Upscale Security Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial
facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

• Professional training provided
• Paid training
• Free uniforms and equipment
• Vacation Package
• Advancement Opportunities

Education requirements• Possess at least a high school education or equivalent (GED)
• Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
• Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle

Must possess one or more of the following:
• Associate's degree or higher in any discipline
• Service in the active duty military, military reserves or National Guard
• Service in auxiliary police or police cadets
• Meaningful and verifiable work history

Experience requirements• Minimum of one year verifiable and successful security experience

Qualifications• Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the State
• Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
• Must have access to reliable transportation
• Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
• Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
• Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
• Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
o MMPI - Psychological testing, if armed or otherwise required
o Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract

Responsibilities• Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
• Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Active listening skills
• Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
• Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
• Attention to detail
- Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
- Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
- Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
- Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
- Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
- Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
- Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities
- Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

Work hoursVarious Shifts Available

Please take the time to go online and complete the G4S online application. All candidates MUST complete the online application before they will be considered for this position. See below for details on how to apply.

TO APPLY ONLINE: Step 1: Fill out the 'Quick Apply' form and select 'Apply Now'. Step 2: On the next page, near the top of the page there will be a link called “employer’s career website”. Select the link provided. Step 3: After clicking on the link provided, you will be directed to the G4S Online Application page. Once on the G4S career page, please fill out all necessary information entirely to complete the online application process. Call us if you have challenges with the application process.

We look forward to your online application. We will contact you once this is received.

We are an EEO/AA Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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