Allied Universal

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Armed Transit Officer - Military or police exp.

at Allied Universal

Posted: 12/7/2018
Job Reference #: 253121

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NV-Las Vegas
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Security Officer
    Workdays Available
    Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Shifts Available
    Afternoon, Evening, Morning, Overnight
  • Overview

    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. Allied Universal, North America’s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. We love promoting from within our company!?You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories.

    Job Description

    Armed Transit Officer- Proof of 1 year Military or Police Post Certification

    The Armed Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company’s core purpose which is “to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities”. The Professional Armed Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our security officers act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards:

    • Must possess basic computer skills
    • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
    • Use initiative and independent judgment within establishing guidelines
    • Answer phones and greet guests/employees in a professional, welcoming manner
    • Build, improve, and maintain effective relationships with both clients, employees, and guests
    • Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site calmly and efficiently
    • Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
    • Report safety concerns, security breaches, and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
    • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail while setting priorities and following up on assignments
    • Ability to handle pressure of working with high volume general public
    • As a condition of continued employment; employee must maintain current active status of the required license/s at all times and must carry the license/s at all times while on duty
    • All other job related duties as requested

    Physical Requirements:

    • Hand/Eye coordination
    • Lift or carry up to 40 pounds
    • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders
    • Bend/twist at waist, knees, and neck to perform various duties
    • Run, stand, and/or walk for long periods of time on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
    • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat
    • Constant use of both hands and arms (reaching, handling, grasping, and 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.


    • Verifiable Military police/security experience or Police Post Certification
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Armed or Unarmed Guard Card
    • Minimum typing speed of 25 wpm
    • Open availability
    • At least 21 years of age
    • Basic computer skills
    • Efficient written/ oral communication to deal effectively with all business contacts


    • Active Armed Guard Card
    • Prior firearms training
    • Minimum 1 year of customer service
    • Previous experience working in a similar setting

    Benefits/ Salary (Full-Time Officers):

    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401-K
    • Anniversary Bonus
    • On the spot recognition
    • Pay starting at $15.48 per hour





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