Armed Security Officer Job

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Why Build a Career with United American Security?

Comp : Up to $41,600.00 annually.

Benefits : Paid Vacation After first year. Over-time paid after forty hours worked.

  • Medical Plans(Four Plans to choose from), Dental (Humana), Vision (Humana), Short Term Disability(American Public Life) and Accident Coverage(AllState) Begins the first of the month after 60 days of employment for 30 or more hours per week positions.
  • Paid Vacation after one year of employment for both full time and part-time positions.
  • Premium holiday pay
  • Verizon Wireless discount on personal cell phone plans and products.
  • Direct Deposit
  • Internal Promotion opportunities
  • Company Statement

    UAS is one of the country's largest and best providers of uniformed security guard services. We have 25 offices throughout the Midwest, Mid Atlantic, South and Southwest and we employ 3,500 employees.

    We are expanding quickly and looking for new team members who are excited to help us in our mission to grow. All offers of employment are contingent on passing a background check and drug test.

    Minimum Qualifications :

  • Graduation from high school or possession of a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Must be at minimum 21 years of age and preferably with experience in the police or military field.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have and maintain Armed Security Officer Registration issued by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice and qualify to carry firearms.
  • Must be a Self-Motivator with Good Work Ethics
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules (Days, Swings,Nights, Weekends and Holidays)
  • Must have the ability to conduct extended foot patrols
  • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to prepare and Maintain accurate records and reports
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations as per operating procedures
  • Ability to hear & see in low light situations
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds (specific site requirements may vary)
  • Capable of working outside in extreme weather conditions
  • Capable of comprehending site-specific policies and standard operating procedures and the ability to implement such as needed.

    Armed Security officers usually perform the following tasks under the direct supervision of their Supervisor or Manager.

    Conduct routine patrols of the site which they are assigned either by foot or motor patrol. Performs access control functions to the facility and or buildings.

    Protects client property and personnel as per the site standard operating procedures. Monitors CCTV and alarm systems as needed.

    Implements emergency protocols and or drills as needed and or required.

    Duties also include :

  • Communicating with and providing assistance to the public plus assistance with reports and duty logs; maintaining security at the client s facility by properly working his or her assigned post;
  • conducting roving patrols; reporting security incidents or hazardous conditions; screening employees, guests and visitors to the client s facilities;
  • monitoring security alarms or fire systems; issuing and controlling visitor passes; and maintaining and monitoring the visitor sign-in and sign-out log.

    Functional Responsibilities :

    Responsible for maintaining a secure environment and thereby protecting and securing the personnel, guests, visitors, and property of the client.

    Must be dependable, reliable and possess sound judgment. Must successfully complete a background investigation to include a criminal, credit, reference checks, and a drug screening.

    Must have good interpersonal skills and present a neat and professional appearance.

    DC License # SAB 18952

    You are applying for ARMED SECURITY OFFICER in Northern Virginia

    United American Security

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    About United American Security Company

    • Stephen Levine ( CEO )
    • Vacancy Location: Washington, United States
    • Vacancy job: Armed Security Officer
    • Rate: negotiable
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