Job Description

Armed Security Officer - Southside (Operations)
Norfolk, VA, United States of America


Top Guard Security is the leading security guard service provider for the Virginia Peninsula, the Southside, Tri-Cities and Richmond. Top Guard offers unarmed and armed security officers and mobile patrol services to industrial and manufacturing facilities, commercial properties, local and federal governments, residential communities and retail establishments.

Top Guard is Hampton Roads, Virginia's largest privately-owned security firm with 800 employees and the largest woman-owned firm in the region. Its clientele represent the finest businesses, financial institutions, shopping centers, world-class manufacturers, communities and universities. Municipal, State and Federal contracts represent the backbone of Top Guard's regional dominance. Top Guard's size, experience and extraordinary level of service make it the region's choice for private security.

Top Guard's commitment to superior security services begins with a commitment to its employees. We understand the critical role that a security professional plays in the overall success of a facility and we are devoted to hiring high caliber employees who are intelligent, capable, and dedicated individuals. Candidates are carefully selected by an experienced recruitment staff committed to finding those individuals who meet Top Guard’s rigid employment standards. Through training, performance evaluations, and quality assurance measures, we ensure that security officers maintain standards consistent with Top Guard's stringent requirements.

Job Skills / Requirements

Top Guard Security is hiring Professional DCJS Certified Armed Officers to become part of our team. We have all shifts available, Full Time and Part Time to included weekends. Purpose: Maintain safe and secure environment for customer, clients, co-workers, and guests by patrolling, monitoring premises and performing search procedures by following the Standard Operating Procedures. Apply at WWW.TOPGUARDINC.COM Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Customer Service oriented with a positive attitude and customer service skillsets. * Safeguard staff, customers, authorized visitors, assets and property at our client’s sites. * Great customer service skills with internal and external customers. * Provide direction and assistance to staff, visitors, and guests. * Provide thorough examinations of all interior and exterior doors, windows, restrooms, common rooms (such as kitchen areas) and gates to ensure all are properly secured and there are not leaks or items left plugged in that could cause fire and damage to the property. *Observe and report suspicious activity; monitor points of access in a location or property to allow entry to only individuals with the correct authorization or identification. * Provide * Be alert to discover/deter any person(s) attempting to gain unauthorized access. * Be alert to any hazards which may cause fires, explosions or other catastrophes. Report any such incidents to client immediately. * Respond to emergency conditions within assigned area of responsibility as annotated in main SOP. * Must be physically able to walk, stand and climb stairs both interior and exterior for up to 10 hours shifts. * Must be able to accurately and clearly write detailed daily report logs and incident reports both hand written and through computer. Qualifications: * Must be at least 21 years of age * Authorized to work in the United States * Have High School Diploma or GED * A current Unarmed and Armed DCJS registration card is a required. * Must be able to pass background check, drug test, and physical (at required site

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED
Associates Degree

Certification Requirements (Any)

DCJS Armed card
Military or security experience.
Must have clear criminal history for background investigation
Must be able to successfully pass a 7 panel drug test

Additional Information / Benefits

Top Guard provides its full-time employees with the following benefits:
Payroll Deducted Health Plan
Payroll Deducted Dental Insurance
Allstate Supplemental Insurance Plans
Legal Resources Legal Discount Plan
Direct Deposit
Paid Vacation
Holiday Compensation
Free Uniforms
Credit Union Membership
Legal Resources

It is the policy of Top Guard to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Applications are active for 60 Days after which you must reapply.

This job reports to the Account Manager

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

Number of Openings for this position: 20