G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Shift Supervisor (Santa Clara, CA) in Santa Clara, California

Job Introduction:

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Shift Supervisor. 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.

Role Responsibility:

  • Perform audits and inspections of the services and personnel as described in the scope of work, and otherwise as needed to ensure requirements of client contract are being met
  • Supervise lead, coordinate and organize security guards and security teams as needed and appropriate for his or her assigned shift
  • Act as a liaison to client personnel and departments as needed and appropriate
  • Perform monitoring, surveillance and other physical security functions as defined in post orders
  • Perform incident detection and mitigation requirements including but not limited to checking systems, and responding to various events of varying severity including high severity such as breaches, life threatening events and natural disasters; investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required
  • Maintain awareness of surroundings to promote physical security and safety; watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Deter theft and damage to property
  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot, up to 7 miles per shift
  • Contribute to communication and awareness of security policies and issues as needed; warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Provide facility escorting functions
  • Provide delivery and receiving functions; move large and heavy objects typically not exceeding 50 pounds (with reasonable accommodation); assist with any degree of heavier packages or deliveries
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits; control/direct traffic; observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Provide assistance, directions, and support to 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
  • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
  • Must possess a current and valid Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Security Officer License issued by the State of California
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, certification in each of the following:
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • First Aid
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
  • Associate's degree or higher in any discipline
  • Service in the active duty military, military reserves or National Guard
  • Service in auxiliary police or police cadets
  • Minimum of one year verifiable and successful 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 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write clearly and effectively in the English language
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • 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, 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: SS48255

Number of Positions: 3

Job Category: Security/Protective Services

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: $20.48 - $20.48

Location: Santa Clara

G4S Region: Americas

Country: United States

G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions

Closing Date: February 12, 2017