G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Armed Custom Protection Security Officer (La Jolla, CA) in La Jolla, California

Job Introduction:

$500 Sign-On Bonus*

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

$500 sign-on bonus is payable after 3 months of continuous service at a high profile client site. Not all assignments are eligible for this bonus offer.

Role Responsibility:

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot (interior), in vehicle (exterior), on bicycle (exterior); bicycle patrols may last up to 4 hours per shift per Officer
  • Respond to re-boot requests in a timely manner and conduct re-boots accurately
  • Respond to all emergencies, incidents, alarms and any other items requested by their Site Security Manager (SSM) and/or as stated in Orders
  • Accurately complete Risk360 Incident Reports with a high degree of attention to detail and in a timely manner
  • Monitor any/all suspicious activity and report it to their Shift Supervisor
  • Provide access control at kiosk & construction entrances/ exits
  • Monitor CCTV (Site IQ & DVTel) & Access Control Systems (CCURE)
  • Conduct safety equipment audits (AED, fire extinguisher, eye wash stations and any other areas requested by their SSM)
  • Ensure all safety guidelines are being applied by employees, visitors, etc. and report any issue to their Shift Supervisor
  • Complete Security Officer Report each shift outlining shift activities
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a current and valid Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Security Officer License issued by the State of California
  • Must possess a current and valid Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) .38 or .357 Firearms Permit issued by the State of California
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Service in Military Occupational Specialty related to law enforcement, security (such as Military Police, Elite Military Forces, combat arms) or any support role in a Combat Zone
  • Graduate of a Certified Public Safety Academy (military or civilian) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field
  • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or criminal justice related studies
  • A minimum of 8 or more years of active service in any military branch
  • Associate’s degree (or 60 credits) or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice with current or prior active military service
  • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year of professional security experience
Skills Required
  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail
Other
  • Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the State, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
  • MMPI - Psychological testing
  • Physical exam
Physical Requirements and Environment

*Environment: *Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

*Major activity: *Walking, riding bicycle, standing, speaking, listening, observing

*Physical efforts to carry out job duties: *Standing, riding bicycle up to four (4) hours per shift, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer*and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace*

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

Job Reference: SS48259

Number of Positions: 2

Job Category: Security/Protective Services

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: $13 - $13

Location: La Jolla

G4S Region: Americas

Country: United States

G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions

Closing Date: February 20, 2017