Security Officer

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Jacksonville, FL

Job status
Full time
Job description
** Meet our Hiring Managers in person at 10:00 am on Tuesday August 28th

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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.

As a Security Officer you will:
• 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.
• 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.

You must possess one or more of the following:
• Service in Military Occupational Specialty related to law enforcement, security (such as Military Police, Elite Military Forces, combat arms) or any support role in a Combat Zone
• Graduate of a Certified Public Safety Academy (military or civilian) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field
• Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or criminal justice related studies
• A minimum of 8 or more years of active service in any military branch
• Associate’s degree (or 60 credits) or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice with current or prior active military service
• If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history.

Skills Required:
• 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

Other:
• 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:
• MMPI - Psychological testing
• Physical exam
• Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:
Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:
Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing.

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:
Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

G4S is an EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
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