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Unarmed Security Officer-Joliet

Company: Benford Protection Group
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*About Us*

Founded in 2015, Benford Protection Group is a privately owned, security agency based out of Chicago, Illinois. Our mission is to provide innovative and sustainable solutions to the markets we serve by developing and delivering efficiently trained personnel and reliable systems for the benefit of our customers, our employees, and our business.

*Position Summary*

We are currently seeking experienced Unarmed Security Officers who has a desire to be successful and demonstrate great leadership skills, great organizational skills, detailed oriented, articulate and exemplifies excellent customer service.

*Responsibilities and Duties*

* Provides security protection for all organizational facilities, its assets and personnel within areas of responsibility preventing unauthorized access, loitering, theft and intentional destruction;
* Report and Respond to protective alarm signals or other unusual/suspicious activities or emergency situations.
* As required, conduct defined building foot patrols interior/exterior by foot (scanning patrol points) to detect or prevent illegal/unauthorized activities and or conditions i.e broken locks or windows, missing lighting etc.
* Monitors the flow of personnel and vehicular traffic entering and exiting the building or property.
* Monitors personnel/tenants/visitor access control activities to verify authorized persons have valid property, drivers license or state ID cards.
* Maintains and updates visitor logs, commercial deliveries and outside contractors entering and exiting the facility.
* Remain alert for potential security, property or safety concerns and initiate the appropriate actions to prevent any hazards, while ensuring proper safety and security procedures are followed and property management team is immediately notified by real-time incident report and/or phone call (as directed).
* Monitors electronic perimeter control devises and/or CCTV to detect any unauthorized entry into building/property, and where report communicates any detection to on duty senior sector supervisor.
* Oversees the handling and reporting of emergency situations including employee injuries, to the on-duty field supervisor and duty dispatch,
* Participates in a variety of training activities/programs designed to assure employees are capable of fulfilling their day-to-day and/or emergency response duties.
* Maintains an in-depth knowledge of all Security Operation Procedures and Security Post Orders, Use of Force Policy, written and oral, pertaining to assigned duties.
* Maintains skilled proficiency with professional security education refresher training (8hrs annually) according to Illinois State Law (225 ILCS 447/25-20).

*Skills Required*

* Provide exceptional customer service at all times in order to exceed our clients' expectations.
* Must be able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
* Knowledge of security operations and procedures
* Detail oriented and the ability to multitask
* As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

*Physical Requirements*

* Occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
* The ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, reach, kneel, push and or pull for extended time periods
* _Work is routinely performed in office environments and in the field._

Benford Protection Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.'
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Benefit Conditions:
* Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely
* No

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.50 - $17.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Weekend availability

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
* Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
* Security: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)
* PERC Card (Required)
* 20-hours unarmed training (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Benford Protection Group, Joliet , Unarmed Security Officer-Joliet, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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