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Allied Universal Retail Security Guard in San Diego, California

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for Retail Security Officers . At Allied Universal, quality starts and ends with our Retail Security Officers . The professionalism, competence, and commitment make the difference. At Allied Universal, the Retail Security Officer serves and secures the merchants, patrons, and employees of the centers they serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Patrol facility and/or perform fixed-post duties as instructed; foot patrol is required for all retail facilities;

  • Serve as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions

  • Detect suspicious activities and watch for criminal acts or client rule infractions at or near assigned post which may be a threat to the property, client or employees at the site

  • Report all incidents, accidents and/or medical emergencies

  • Follows procedures to respond to emergencies and alarms, such as medical incident or bomb threats, or fire alarms or intrusion

Retail Security Officer Quality Standards:

  • Comes to work well rested and alert; is on time and completes shift assignments (including overtime, if assigned);

  • Has a neat, professional appearance and arrives at work dressed in complete and clean assigned uniform;

  • Has a friendly and professional demeanor and provides quality customer service;

  • Is a good communicator (both verbal and written) and is capable of handling typical and crisis situations both efficiently and effectively

  • Must be assertive verbally and not shy away from intervention with large groups of juveniles or young adults. Must be able to detain individuals if necessary;

  • Understands and successfully executes his/her post orders including enforcement of client and company policies, rules and regulations;

  • Must be able to successfully complete CPR, First Aid and AED training and certification;

  • May require a valid driver’s license (without restrictions or medical conditions);

  • May require operation of a Segway (Segway’s have a 250 pound weight limit);

Physical and Mental Functions:

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet);

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift;

  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties;

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds;

  • Run as needed;

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks;

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination;

  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the Retail Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required;

  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones;

  • Effectual interpersonal skills across all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines;

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions;

  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test; Including ability to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying;

  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty;

  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills;

  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites;

  • Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;

  • Neat and professional appearance;

  • Ability to provide quality customer service;

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

  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment);

HIRING EVENT DETAILS WITH DIRECTIONS (overview)

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for Retail Security Officers and is hosting a weekly Hiring Event, every Tuesday at The Westfield UTC Mall in La Jolla . We are seeking candidates to work various shifts, full-time and part-time.

We will be located in the Security Office. Once you arrive, proceed to the Food Court/Ice Rink. You will see a set of stairs leading down towards the Ice Rink. Once you are at the bottom of the stairs, turn right, you will see a door marked Security. Check in with the officer at the front desk.

12/18/2018 from 10 am - 1 pm, Click here for the address to Westfield UTC La Jolla.

We are hiring for the following positions:

  • Retail Security Officer*

  • Retail Security Dispatch Officer*

  • Retail Security Patrol Officer - Ca. Driver’s License Required

Did you know that approximately 65% of our managers were internally promoted!?You too can start with little, to no security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more!

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EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Allied Universal will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or any other applicable state or local laws. We are committed to hiring veterans and reservists. Since 2013, we have hired over 25,000 heroes.

Job ID: 2019-277855

Location: United States-California-San Diego

Job Category: Security Officer, Security Guard

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