U.S. Security Associates
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Armed Security Officer
at U.S. Security Associates
|Title:||Armed Security Officer|
|Job Classification:||Security Officer|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Job Site Location:||Phoenix, AZ|
(Must have AZ Armed Guard License)
Must have Company approved Firearm and Level 2 Holster
as well as Duty Belt
Must pass Pass Drug Screen, BG and PHQ
Monday - Friday days
IS THIS JOB FOR YOU?
Thank you for your interest in working with U.S. Security Associates, Inc. (USA). Before taking the time to complete the application and interview process, we request that you read the following information so you will have a clear understanding of what USA requires of all security officers, as well as what your duties would include if you were hired.
- Must Have current Armed and Unarmed Guard License. This includes having a criminal background evaluation, being able to show valid identification, and be able to pay the State Security License fee that is required.
- Be at least 18 years of age (21 for some positions)
- Have a reliable means of communication (i.e. home phone, cell phone)
- Have a reliable means of transportation to and from work
- Effectively speak, read and write English
- Be able to work overtime and on various shifts as needed; including weekends and holidays. Reasonable accommodation based on religious beliefs or disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Be able to maintain accurate records. Effectively comprehend numerous policies, procedures, and concepts in order to respond appropriately to various situations.
- Communicate effectively with others.
- Walk up and down stairs. Stand for long periods of time sometimes in excess of eight hours.
- Work outside in a variety of weather conditions depending on the assignment.
- Armed Guard Card
- Must pass Pass Drug Screen, BG and PHQ
- Watches for irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel as required.
- Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious person and/or notifies police as appropriate; may confront and detain violators, as required, until police arrive.
- Patrols assigned area on foot, on bicycle, or in motor vehicle, as assigned, to ensure personal, building, and equipment security
- Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses client keys to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
- Prepares routine, standardized reports.
- Provides escorts as necessary
- Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
- May provide specialized security in complex operational areas, requiring specific knowledge of the operating environment.
- Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; reports all malfunctioning as required.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. U.S. Security Associates fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history. Click here to learn more.