Job: Security Guard

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Job Description

ID
2016-7713
# of Openings
14
Job Location
US-OH-Columbus
Posted Date
10/6/2016
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Featured Job
No

Opportunity Details:

About Us:

From coast to coast, Rural/Metro employees are tied together by their overwhelming desire to help others. Every day and every call for our team of highly-trained professionals is different than the one before.

At Rural/Metro, we celebrate the successes of our team members, and doing the right thing for those we serve.

Rural/Metro is a leader in private ambulance and fire protection services in 21 states and more than 700 communities nationwide. Rural/Metro has provided high-quality patient care, met and exceeded the expectations of the communities we serve, and invested in the success of our employees since 1948.

Overview:

The Security Guard exercises judgment and discretion in dealing with maintaining security and surveillance for specific customer venues. The Security Guard will determine the best course of action when first response issues arise and will keep the situation under surveillance, or to report situation so that it can be handled by appropriate authority. Duties require specialized training in methods and techniques of protecting security areas.

Responsibilities:
  • Verify identity of all persons entering client property and assess all vehicles for threats - Deter and prevent unauthorized access to client property through the access control point.
  • Uses care and respect with all equipment and supplies including monitoring communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center.
  • Provide ingress/egress control at the station of assignment, and conduct personnel or package, searches in accordance with local SOPs.
  • Maintain a log of all personnel and vehicles entering and leaving the guard station, as required by client's specific policies.
  • Immediately report illegal acts/ incidents, any attempts of unauthorized entry and all suspicious or unusual activity in accordance with local SOP.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance while maintaining a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of public safety, co-workers, and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including those specific to the local operation.
  • Regular attendance consistent with scheduled hours. Willing to work overtime as needed. Will arrive at work 15 minutes prior to shift change, in proper uniform to receive assigned post and any extra post instructions.


Training

  • Ensure that all required Certifications and training are current and remain current.
  • Successfully completed all training and have obtained all required permits, licenses, certifications and security clearances for the site.
Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be able to meet any Federal, State or Municipal requirements to work as a Security Guard as may be required.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Other qualifications specific to the local operation and/or contract requirements.
  • Satisfactorily meet Company physical assessments/tests.
Closing Statement:

Rural/Metro Corporation is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.