G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Critical Facility Officer (Levittown, PA) in Levittown, Pennsylvania

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:

A Critical Facility Security Officer protects the critical facilities of a high profiel client. These buildings are those whose size, location, associate population, and critical business functions creates a unique threat level that requires a more robust and proactive security awareness.

Duties include:

  • 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 monitors 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
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

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 Critical Facility Security Officer:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
  • You will also need to possess one or more of the following:
  • 3 years civilian law enforcement
  • 3 years private or corporate security experience
  • 3 years military experience with a favorable discharge
  • Criminal Justice Degree or law enforcement related degree, Associate's or higher
  • Graduate of a law enforcement training academy
Skills Required

You also need the following skills:

  • 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 Requirements
  • 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
  • Reliability Assessment testing
  • Physical exam
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: SS48291

Number of Positions: 3

Job Category: Security/Protective Services

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: $13.25 - $13.25

Location: Levittown, Pennsylvania

G4S Region: Americas

Country: United States

G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions

Closing Date: February 9, 2017