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Allied Universal Security Guard - Higher Education Facility in Palo Alto, California

Security Guard - Higher Education Facility

Shift: Sat-Sun, 8am-4:30, Mon-Wed, 4pm-12:30am


We provide free guard cards upon hire!

Community Access Response Team (CARE TEAM) CARE is an onsite after-hours vendor that assists with and responds to Building Access issues including unlocked building doors, door alarms (including silencing), and Lockouts for R&DE. Please contact the CARE team initially to respond to door alarms including silencing them. They will also be the first responder for all doors not securing and card access issues. They are also the eyes and ears for Duty Supervisor assistance in emergency situations such as: Elevator entrapments (verifying and posting notices) Lock outs and late arrivals Sourcing beeping/noise disturbances Sourcing reported water back-ups Have backup file of Student Emergency Roster (for Duty Supervisor access only in the event SHARE is down)

Allied Universal is seeking Professional Security Guards. Our Security Guards allow us to contribute to our company’s core purpose of providing unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses of our communities.


  • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent

  • Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner

  • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.

  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

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

  • Able to:

  • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: at .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.



Job ID: 2019-295124

Location: United States-California-Palo Alto

Job Category: Security Officer, Security Guard