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Security Guard - Access Control

Company: Securitas
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Screening Officer is an officer that maintains security and safety of people and property to the Datacenter. Identifies and escalates issues in accordance with documented policies and procedures. Provides strong customer service, access control, loss prevention, incident response, observation and reporting for all safety and security incidents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Evaluates and escalates potential safety issues within the facility.



2. Identifies security shortfalls and offers suggestions from improving the security program.



3. Read and apply the Screening Standard Operating Procedures.



4. Monitor traffic flow through screening checkpoint(s).



5. Require datacenter personnel to utilize metal detection and/or wand for entrance to and exit of secure areas.



6. Perform handheld wand searches and walk thorugh metal detection searches.



7. Evaluates and escalates potential safety issues within the facility.



8. Required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Notify supervisor upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.

The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.

All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.

Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties, or tasks not specifically listed herein.

In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.

All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

MINIMUM HIRING STANDARDS

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have a reliable means of communication, such as cell phone.

Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).

Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently.

Must have a high school diploma, secondary education equivalent, or GED.

Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

A high school diploma or GED is required. Work experience in the security industry, public service (police, fire) or military is desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Able to work during daytime, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

COMPETENCIES

Must be able to meet and continue to meet licensing requirements for security officers, as applicable to local, county and state laws and regulations.

Must be able to meet and continue to meet requirements for specific skills, certifications and authorizations specified for the assigned accounts.

Knowledge of security operations and procedures.

Knowledge of fire inspection procedures.

Capable of learning a variety of security and safety devices and controls.

Ability to track and maintain schedule assignments.

Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.

Basic computer skills are required.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.

Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.

Ability to take initiative and achieve results.

Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.

Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.

Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

May be exposed to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.

May be required to work overtime without advance notice.

Frequent sitting, standing, and walking, which may be required for long periods of time.

Walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.

Ability to carry up to 2.5-pound device during the entire shift.

Depending on assignment may be exposed to inclement weather or be required to work in environments or under conditions that require the use of protective gear and devices and/or awareness of personal safety and safety of others.[CR1]

Required ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.

Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.

Regular talking and hearing.

Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.

Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.



[CR1]This is from the responder JD but I thought I would add it in in case a screener needs to go outside to get to a checkpoint.

About Us

Securitas employees come from all walks of life, bringing with them a variety of distinctive skills and perspectives. United through our common purpose, we provide the security needed to safeguard our clients' assets and people. Our core values - Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness - are represented by the three red dots in the Securitas logo. If you live by these values, we're looking for you to join the Securitas team.

About the Team

Our Company Mission:



Securitas' mission is to protect homes, workplaces, and communities by providing the security services they need to protect their assets, safeguard their people, and maintain their ability to generate profits.

Our Values:



Securitas' core values - Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness - are the foundation for our employees to build trust with customers, colleagues, and the surrounding community.

Integrity:



Securitas employees are honest and trusted by customers to safeguard their premises and valuables. We don't compromise on integrity and create an open forum for our employees and customers to voice opinions, report improprieties, and share information.

Vigilance:



Seeing, hearing, and evaluating. A Securitas employee is always attentive and often notices things that others don't. Their vigilance is necessary in order to be aware of potential risks or incidents that may take place on our customers' premises.

Helpfulness:



As part of an on-going effort to ensure safety, Securitas employees are always ready to help if an incident occurs that requires intervention regardless of whether or not it is directly related to their job. Associated topics: casino, countermeasure, loss prevention, monitor, patrol, protection, school, secure, surveillance, university

Keywords: Securitas, Sun City , Security Guard - Access Control, Other , Sun City, Arizona

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