Security Officer / Security Guard
BECOME PART OF THE TEAM THAT IS SECURING YOUR WORLD!
Lexington, KY 
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Job Description

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Traditional 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.

 

 Specific Duties and Essential Functions

 
  •  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

  Education, Licenses, and Certifications Required
 
  •  Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 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

  Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
 
  •  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 18 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, if armed or otherwise required
    • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract?
 

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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace 
 

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.


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

 

Special Notes/Instructions
Apply online at USAJOBS.G4S.COM Location: LEXINGTON, KY
Job Summary
Start Date
05/25/2016
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
16 - 40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1ST, 2ND, 3RD SHIFT
Salary and Benefits
$9 - $12 / hour
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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