G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Gated Community Officer (Lake Geneva, WI) in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Job Introduction:

G4S, the world’s leading private security organization, has immediate career opportunities across the U.S. and internationally for Security Officers! Named by Fortune as one of the 100 most admired companies, we provide security for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, banks, hospitals, factories, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. Whether you’re looking for entry level, management, sales, or executive careers G4S has a career opportunity for you that will offer job security, excellent pay and benefits, and advancement opportunities.

Role Responsibility:

As a Gated Community* Officer*, you will provide access control to buildings and facilities at entrances, perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle and watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the post
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

So what does it take to qualify for this great opportunity? We’re looking for professional detail-oriented individuals with a talent for effectively assessing/evaluating situations and identifying critical issues.

Here’s the minimum you’ll need to be a successful Gated Community Officer:

  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Associate’s Degree or higher in any discipline
  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one (1) year of security experience with extensive public interaction
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
  • You will also need to possess a minimum of two (2) years of customer service experience involving extensive contact with the public such as hospitality or concierge designations
Skills Required

You will need the following skills to be a successful* Gated Community* Officer:

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Proficient with use of technology such as computer access control programs and smart phones
  • 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 Requirements
  • You must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • You must be able to work flexible schedules and respond to work assignments with little to no advance notice

Finally, here’s what we’ll need from you upon job offer:

  • You must not use illegal drugs. You must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • You must to 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
  • Ability to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Ability to pass the following:
  • MMPI - Psychological testing, if armed or otherwise required
  • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract
Physical Requirements and Environment

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

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

*Physical efforts to carry out job duties: *Standing, 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: SS48325

Number of Positions: 4

Job Category: Security/Protective Services

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: $11 - $11

Location: Lake Geneva, WI

G4S Region: Americas

Country: United States

G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions

Closing Date: February 10, 2017