Law Enforcement Jobs for Unarmed Security Guard

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Job Description:

As an Unarmed Security Officer, you will be responsible for conducting unarmed foot patrol within a Government environment, while providing superior service to customers, visitors, and employees. Additional responsibilities include composing reports, monitoring CCTV and alarm systems, controlling access and egress, deterring criminal activity and misconduct, and performing other duties as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage by being proactive, examples below.
  • Investigate and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required by the post
  • Proactively stay current with the latest information as it pertains to your site and area that may include but not limited to: crime trends, terrorist threats, area shops, restaurants and attractions, including brand profiles, merchandise collections, promotions and current news.
  • Prevent individuals from theft of company property
  • Proactively scan for potential threats stemming from criminal activity or life safety issues.
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits. May be required to utilize handheld wands or walk through magnetometers.
  • Anticipate and answer customer inquiries. Know you job and local area
  • Welcome guests in a warm, gracious manner inviting them into the location.
  • Identify and warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Share that information with customers or any of above when interactions with them require it
  • Proactively seek out and develop rapport with customers by assessing what is important to them and addressing it
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Guide customers to their destinations or available open lines or other key points of interest
  • Liaison with local law enforcement
  • Sound alarms or calls police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons

Job Requirements:

  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Must be at least 18 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 be warm, engaging, charismatic; and possess a natural ability to develop rapport with others
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must practice good judgment and demonstrate a high level of integrity
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Must be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors

Qualification & Experience:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) desired
  • Must possess (or obtain) and maintain a Texas Department of Public Safety State Licensed Unarmed Security Guard Card / License Non-Commissioned. DS will provide training to obtain card for those who do not already have one.
  • 2 years of security experience within past 5 years is desired.

Job Details:

Company: Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Security

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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