Job Description

Flex Security Officer (Operations)
Columbus, OH, United States of America


Ohio Support Services Corp. (OSS) is a regionally recognized contract security service firm that provides the highest customized security programs to Corporate Headquarters, Industrial and Distribution Centers, Multi-tenant Properties, Medical Centers, Special Improvement Districts and Educational Institutions. Since its founding in 1978 OSS has set the standard for the industry, designing and implementing superior, comprehensive, and cost effective security programs.

Job Skills / Requirements


$19.00 per hour to start

$19.50 per hour after 6 months of employment in this position.

Scope: To protect our client’s personnel, property and information.

A security officer must:
Patrol the interior/exterior of the property on foot at regular and random intervals. (Minimum 4 hours per shift)
Monitor and be able to respond to emergencies to include medical, fire and weather related situations as well as assaults, thefts and disputes between people.
Render First aid and/or C.P.R. assistance to the extent of the officer’s training.
Monitor fire and other life safety equipment located in the control center.
Be able to remain awake, alert and attentive while on duty.
Possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks/priorities alone and often simultaneously. For example: Handling access control, phone calls and alarm situations at the same time.
Be able to follow verbal and written directions from client personnel and OSS Supervisory/Management personnel.
Operate a vehicle as necessary for patrol.
Have the ability to learn to work with computer alarm monitoring systems.
Monitor closed circuit television. Looking for suspicious and/or theft activity, horseplay, smoke/fire, etc.
Control/limit access to the facility at entry points.
Instruct visitors to sign in and issue them an identification badge, as appropriate.
Answer, screen and route phone calls to the appropriate parties.
Issue and account for keys assigned to the security department, if required.
Have good written skills and be able to complete various reports and forms in a clear and concise manner using the English language.
Be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.
Be courteous, polite and professional in dealing with our customers, and their employees, visitors and vendors.
Be able to follow and enforce client and company rules and regulations in a firm but courteous manner.
Have the ability to walk, sit or stand for up to 8 hours at a time.
Have the ability to climb stairs and ladders.

This job reports to the Operations

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required