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2 weeks ago

Armed Relief Officer

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Job Description

Job Title: Armed Relief Security Officer

Location: Greater Chicagoland Area

Job Type: Full-Time

Schedule: Guaranteed 40 hours per week; Must be available to be on-call 5 days per week (Tuesday through Saturday). Days off Sunday and Monday

Salary: $27.00 Per Hour

Description: We are seeking a dedicated and vigilant Armed Relief Security Officer to join our security team. This position requires flexibility and reliability as the officer will need to be on-call and ready to respond to various shifts assigned by the manager throughout the week. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of duty and a commitment to maintaining a safe and secure environment.


  • Monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.
  • Thoroughly examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure proper function and security.
  • Advise violators of policy and procedures.
  • Report suspicious activities and persons.
  • Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports (DARs).
  • Respond to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and customers.
  • Perform duties on various shifts and maintain flexibility to fill in as needed.
  • Must be willing to work in an armed capacity.


  • Proven experience as a security officer or guard
  • 40 Hour state certification and PERC Card
  • Firearm owners identification card required (FOID)
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Familiarity with report writing
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Reliable Transportation
  • High School diploma is required; further education in security administration or a similar field is preferred


  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, accident, hospital indemnity, and critical illness insurance through MetLife
  • Employee Discounts from 1,000+ companies from Dental services to cell phone plans to car rentals.
  • Starting June 1, 2024, access to Perspectives EAP program offering a range of free services from concierge to counselors to help our employees in their day-to-day life and deal with the challenges life brings.

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