Allied Universal

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Allied Universal Security Officer in Normal, Illinois

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, 401(k), employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal - Security Officer Hiring Event

Starting Pay $17.00/ Hour - $18.00/ Hour (Entry Level Positions)

We will be holding in-person interviews

No appointment needed

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 & Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Hawthorn Suites - 1 Lyon Ct.

Bloomington, IL

10am - 4pm

Allied Universal® is constantly growing and expanding offering a variety of new job openings across our company. We welcome candidates that have security guard services experience as well as those that are new to the industry and want to start their career with us. Allied Universal® offers so much more than just jobs in security. We offer careers. We take great pride in fostering a promote from within culture. At Allied Universal®, we have countless examples of employees who worked their way up the corporate ladder and are now in senior leadership positions in security operations centers throughout the organization. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary skills you need in order to achieve a phenomenal career at Allied Universal®.

As a Professional Security Officer for Allied Universal you will be responsible for the security and safety of our client’s property and personnel. As the Allied Universal Security Officer, you will know all site-specific policies and procedures, and implement emergency response activities as appropriate, while providing superior customer service.

Allied Universal has security jobs and are seeking to fill the position of Professional Security Officer throughout the Bloomington - Normal ,Illinois area.

Dress Code : Set yourself up for success for the interview, come professionally dressed ready to talk about your employment history.

Please bring your Valid Illinois Drivers License

Qualified candidates must meet these minimum requirements:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Strong Customer Service & Communication skills

  • 18+ years old

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Computer Skills to use the latest Technology tools at client sites

  • Pass Employment background check & drug / alcohol test

We welcome candidates from outside the security industry to apply for our career opportunities.

Security Officer open positions in Bloomington/ Normal, IL:

  • Security Professionals $17.00/Hour - $18.00/Hour

  • Lobby Ambassadors $17.00/Hour - $18.00/Hour

  • Badge Access Control $20.00/Hour

  • Vehicle Patrol Officers $17.00/Hour - $18.00/Hour

  • Dispatchers- Must be able to type at least 40+ words per minute - $24.00/hour

  • Dispatcher Supervisor $26.00/hour

  • Shift Supervisor $21.00

  • Armed Guards- Behavior Detection Officer Site Pay Rate : $ 22.00 / Hour to start - $ 25.00 / Hour after training is complete and Armed

Essential Job Duties :

  • Heavy Customer Service Background - we are looking for highly motivated people who are dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to our client, our employees, and any guests and visitors.

  • Someone who can speak clearly, give direction, and provide guidance to employees and security staff during emergencies

  • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

  • The ability to efficiently multitask, with excellent organization skills

  • Answer and respond to events and situations received over regular and emergency phones, 2- way radios, and intercoms.

  • Accurately document routine and unusual events occurring on or near the facilities (accomplished via shift reports, pass-downs logs, incident reports, incident reports logs, or other established methods)

  • Make emergency notifications as necessary pursuant to site Post Orders

  • Ability to work in and out of all weather conditions

  • Ability to assist new officers in learning Post Orders

  • Proficient Computer skills - Ability to learn new programs

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to walk-up stairs to conduct tours

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency; proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Applications

  • Ability to quickly and efficiently analyze high stress situations to determine the proper communication of events & to dispatch the proper teams to determine the best course of action to take.

  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment while possibly working under pressure

  • Ability to prioritize workload based on urgency

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • The ability to remain calm in the face of adversary/ elevated stressful situations

  • Be organized with strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated analytic and critical thinking skills

  • Flexible working schedule to include nights and weekends

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Our full-time security positions offer on-the-job training, career paths to management and a full range of benefits:

  • Medical / Dental/ Vision Insurance

  • Training & Career Development Programs

  • Flex Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • 401K Plans

  • Recognition & Reward Programs

  • Weekly Pay

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

  • Ongoing paid training programs and career growth opportunities

Please note, the interview location is not where the job site is located, the hiring managers will match you with the most convenient site to where you are located. We have positions open all over the state including but not limited to: Bloomington , Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, Champaign, Danville, Lincoln, Springfield Illinois

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: 2023-1028332

Location: United States-Illinois-Normal

Job Category: Security Officer

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