Security Officer - Vernon Hills - Full Time (Operations-1335)
Vernon Hills, IL, United States of America


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Job Skills / Requirements

Guardian Security Services is looking to fill a position with one of our clients in Vernon Hills. The position is Friday - Monday working nights at $13.00/hr. This is a GREAT location with competitive rates and a Tremendous Opportunity for Advancement.

We Offer:
Industry Leading Wages
Service Awards
Referral Bonus for Clients
Referral Bonus for Employees
Top Quality Uniforms and Equipment
Credit Union
Employee of the Month
Service Awards
Paid Vacation
Promotional Opportunities
Medical Insurance
Supplemental Insurance
Dental Insurance
IRA Retirement Plan
Paid Holidays

History of Guardian Security Services:
Guardian Security Services is a locally owned security organization founded in 1975. The company has established itself as a leader in the security industry by providing its services to the most respected clients in the area. Guardian Security is a premier security services provider that provides customized, cost-effective programs, that exceeds client expectations. With our history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, public utilities, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities; we are recognized as the security provider of choice. A pillar to our success is ensuring our client satisfaction is met in all aspects of the position.
Our employees are our most valuable asset! We value the integrity, quality, professional performance and overall commitment to excellence our employee population present on a daily basis.
Guardian Security Services is looking for the very best in all fields of professions we provide here. We want the individual that sets themselves apart from their peers by demonstrating their personal and professional skills necessary to be the best.
We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, outgoing, friendly and results driven person to join our family owned security service firm. We are a “Best in Class Security Service” provider, looking to hire someone that wants to be a part of our team.

Minimum 3-5 year security experience with 2 years in supervisor roll.
Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License, with a clean MVR (No moving violations within the past 3 years).
Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent.
All applicants must go through our pre-employment screening process including a background investigation.
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.
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.
Must have a reliable means of transportation.
Must have a valid Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) or willing to apply for one.
Must have a 20-hour training certificate or complete within in 30 days of employment.
Must have a current FOID
Must have 40-hour armed training certificate or able to complete in 30 days of employment.

Position requirement:
Willingness and ability to work weekends, holidays, and cover additional shifts as required by management.
Proven ability to deal with challenging situations while remaining calm and professional.
Ability to work in extreme environmental temperatures heat/cold.
Must be able to make sound decisions in the absence of upper management.
Must be able to display excellent use of time management.
Must be able to talk to all levels of management with our clients, as well as, internal management personnel.

Job duties (General):
You will perform site training or retraining of officers as needed.
You will ensure that all officers understand and perform their required site duties.
You will update Guardian Security management as to any post operating procedure changes.
You will ensure Officers are maintaining a clean and organized work area.
You will ensure Officers are performing their duties in compliance to all safety regulations and will report any observed violations.
You will document any uniform or policy violations observed through a written inspection form.
You will be responsible to maintain the cleanliness of the patrol vehicle, as well as, ensuring the vehicle is properly fueled.
Required periodically to stand post to ensure our client does not have a breach in their security coverage.

Education Requirements (Any)

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

Certification Requirements (All)

20 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, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Special Incentive Plans

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

This job reports to the Security Officer

This is a Full-Time position 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Relocation is not required and travel is not required

Number of Openings for this position: 2