Allied Universal Security Services

Full-Time Security Officer

Jobs Description

Allied Universal Security Services at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio is currently looking for a Full-Time Security Officer.  If you like being part of a winning team and providing exceptional customer service, we may have an opportunity for you!

Areas of Responsibility

  • Patrol facility and/or perform fixed-post duties as instructed
  • 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

 

Education / Experience Requirements

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication skills;
  • 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 frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills;
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions;
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Guard 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 post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test;
  • 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;
  • Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment);

How to Apply