Special Event Officer-Multiple Locations-Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs (Operations)
Chicago, IL, United States of America


Guardian Security Services has an Immediate Opening for Special Event Security Officers! All Shifts Available! Premier Locations! Wages $15.00! This is a temporary position based on your availability! Tremendous Opportunity for this to progress into a Permanent Full-time or Part-time position. Perc Card and 20hr training certificate required to start immediately. The Special Event Officer psotion begins as a part-time position with the ability to become Full-time, pending your acceptance of assigned shifts. Special Event Officers hours will vary in days, locations and shift hours based on our client's needs.
Guardian Security Services, a locally owned security company, founded in 1975 and has established itself as a leader in the security industry currently serving the most respected clients in the area.

Guardian Security is a premier security services provider, providing customized, cost-effective programs that exceed Client expectations. With our history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, corporate headquarters, public utilities, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities we are recognized as the security provider of choice. The cornerstone to our success is ensuring that our number one priority is client satisfaction.

Our employees are our most valuable asset! We value the integrity, quality, professional performance, and overall commitment to excellence present in our employee population. To work for Guardian Security, you must demonstrate the personal and professional skills necessary to be the very best. Experience in the security industry is helpful, but not required.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Provides a courteous, respectful, and pleasant interaction with each client,
employee, or visitor.
• Presents a professional image reflecting the mission of Guardian and our
• Be responsive to Guardian’s requests for assignment on an “On Call” basis.
• Enforces policies and procedures throughout client locations
• Monitors entry and exit points by utilizing cctv systems and other access
control systems.
• Receives and acts on complaints from residents/customers and or client’s
according to established post order manuals.
• Follows all rules and regulations as outlined in the post order manuals.
• Event Security Staff may work at different locations based upon the needs of
the management team.

Job Skills / Requirements

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and provide us with a copy.
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
Be mature in demeanor, personality and attitude.
Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written.
Have a stable work history.
Maintain an impeccable image and adhere to our professional grooming standards.
No visible tattoo(s) which cannot be covered up with a short sleeve shirt and pants.
Possess strong customer service and public relation skills, and be able to interact well with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Must maintain a working telephone at all times in order for us to contact you.
Must have a reliable means of transportation.
Must have a valid Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC)
Must have a 20-hour training certificate or complete within in 30 days of employment.
Proven ability to deal with challenging situations while remaining calm and professional.

Other Qualifications:
All candidates must be able to work a varied work schedules and locations. You will be obligated to maintain a working telephone number throughout your employment, so we may be able to contact you as needed.
Physical Demands: The physical demands are based on the different locations and also must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Candidates must be able to stand/sit or walk for extended periods of time; be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50lbs.; be able to accommodate foot patrols on the interior & exterior of the assigned locations; be able to perform assigned duties regardless of inclement weather.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or GED (official copy of transcripts are required upon hire)

Certification Requirements (Any)

20 Hour Security Training Certificate
PERC (Blue) Card
Ilinois Driver License

Additional Information / Benefits

Guardian Security Services, Inc. offers industry leading wages, paid vacation, holidays, credit union and health benefits.

Guardian Security Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Special Incentive Plans

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

This job reports to the Operations

This is a Temporary / Seasonal position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Number of Openings for this position: 15