Allied Universal

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Allied Universal Security Officer - Armed in Gallatin, Tennessee

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!

As an Armed Security Officer you will serve and safeguard clients in a range of industries such as Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Education, Government and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide customer service to our clients by carrying out safety and security procedures, site-specific policies and when appropriate, emergency response activities

  • Respond to incidents and critical situations in a calm, problem solving manner

  • Conduct regular and random patrols around the business and perimeter. Working environments and conditions may vary by client site.

Minimum Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age

• Must be US Citizen

• Must possess a high school diploma or GED

• Must possess 2 years of armed security experience, or past law enforcement and/or military experience

• Must successfully pass a criminal and credit background investigation to include previous employment, reference checks, and motor vehicle record

• Must successfully pass additional background investigation for site access

Responsibilities

• Protect personnel and property in a professional manner

• Have tactful and professional relations with employees and visitors at facilities

• Must efficiently screen visitors and record precise information to a log

• Identify, report, and address reportable incidents at facilities in accordance to policy

• Work remotely or alone in a safe manner

• Subject to standing, walking, or sitting for long periods of time

• Must be proficient with the use and safe handling of firearms

• Maintain monthly and semi-annual training requirements

• Detect and immediately respond to site emergencies

• Effectively communicate via 2 way radio and cell phone on a daily basis

• Conduct random foot/vehicle patrols of facility property

• Operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner

• Respond to incidents without delay including but not limited to the following: suspicious persons, alarms, unsecure gates, calls for service, etc.

• Check fence lines for integrity issues and physically inspect gate locks

• Perform random vehicle and/or package inspections

• Post at entry points and assist emergency responders with gaining access to the facility during emergencies, and assist others with evacuations during emergencies

• Perform any other duties as assigned

  • Be at least 21 years of age for armed roles

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent, or 5 years of verifiable experience

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a background investigation in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws. Allied Universal will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws.

  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law.

  • Participate in industry specific security/safety training programs

  • Licensing requirements are subject to state and/or local laws and regulations and may be required prior to employment.

*A valid driver’s license will be required for driving positions only

Perks and Benefits:

  • Health insurance and 401k plans for full-time positions

  • Flexible part time and full-time schedules that fit with your personal life goals

  • Ongoing paid training programs and career growth opportunities

  • Employee discounts through our perks program to your favorite restaurants, entertainment venues and much more…

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2022-799584

Location: United States-Tennessee-Gallatin

Job Category: Security Officer, Armed Security, Part Time Security

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