Armed Security Officer - Military Veterans and Police Officers (1054-Operations)
Chicago, IL, United States of America

Job Skills / Requirements

Looking to boost your experience and grow in the security industry?! Have your own firearm with all the credentials necessary and not sure what to do with that training you have received through the years? Guardian Security Services has Openings for Armed Security Officers! Full-Time-Afternoon Shift Available 12:45-20:45! Must have 3-5 years prior U.S. Military and or Law Enforcement experience! Applicants must have all credentials to start-Perc/40hr training, F.O.I.D. and own weapon. If, you meet all this criteria, we want to talk to you today! This position starts at $17/hr!

Some history about us:
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.

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Job Requirements
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and provide us with a copy.
Must be able to pass our pre-employment screening process.
Be mature in demeanor, personality and attitude.
Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written,
Have a stable work history.
Must have reliable transportation.
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/email at all times in order for us to contact you.
Must possess or be able to obtain the following: 40-hour firearms training, FOID card, own weapon and equipment and apply for an Illinois Firearm Control Card (tan card). Must own or have the ability to obtain a weapon of the following calibers (.38, .357, 9mm, 40 cal.) Must possess or have the ability to obtain the following duty gear. 2 inch duty belt either leather or nylon with 4 belt keepers. Duty holster must be at least a Threat Level 2 or higher. Job duties (General): Day Shift Monday - Friday Full-time Opportunity. Climate. Observe and report suspicious activities and persons. Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance.

Education Requirements (Any)

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

Certification Requirements (All)

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

Additional Information / 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 laws.

Guardian Security Services, Inc. offers industry leading wages, career advancement, and great working environments with a multitude of benefits.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability

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

This job reports to the Operations Manager

This is a Full and Part-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift.

Relocation is not required and travel is not required

Number of Openings for this position: 4