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1 weeks ago

Security Concierge – Downtown Chicago – 27248

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Job Description

Position Objective:
Company Overview:

Harvard Protection Services is one of the fastest growing, privately owned provider of high-quality security services in the United States. We are an industry leader and are well known for our innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Our People are at the center of our Core Values and as a family organization, “we promote respect and embraces diversity.”

Our Hospitality/Concierge Service Officers support Harvard Protection in our goal of providing best in class security and life safety services. Our Hospitality and Concierge Officers are responsible for providing professional customer-focused security and life safety services for the people and the property they protect.

Luxury Corporate Office Center
Downtown Chicago Loop 60606

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
$20.00 per hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a professional demeanor always while aiding guests, employees, and visitors
  • Respect the privacy, and information of each guest
  • Provide a pro-active approach to customer service
  • Demonstrate the ability to diplomatically address and control challenging situations
  • Monitor the environment, with the ability to detect suspicious and unsafe activity
  • Familiar understanding with all incoming and outgoing arrivals and departures
  • Greet guests, visitors, and staff in a professional manner always
  • Answer questions and assist all in a customer focused, supportive manner
  • Answer all phones in a professional manner
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits
  • Know the facility / policies / procedures, and enforce them within the limits of the position
  • Perform required patrols of designated areas on foot
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate customer requirements
  • Follow established emergency action planning and procedures
  • Monitor alarms and systems, as required
  • Prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities, as directed
  • Maintain knowledge regarding external events & activities which may impact guests and/or employees. Be aware of all internal events, group activities and VIP arrivals
  • Maintain accurate and complete shift notes and “pass-on” logs to ensure successful communication thru shift changes
  • Maintain regular attendance and highest standards of personal appearance & grooming in compliance with Harvard Protection
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
  • PERC
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor with a strong work ethic and integrity
  • Must enjoy interacting with a diverse group of people
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively operate and manage security and communication devices.
  • Write routine correspondence, to include log entries and incident reporting
  • Previous experience in a customer service-oriented industry or support environment required
  • Previous contract security, law enforcement, military helpful
Harvard Protection Services offers a competitive hourly pay rate with health & welfare, dental, vision, sick leave, vacation, and 401K enrollment benefit opportunities.

About Harvard Protection Services:
Harvard Protection Services maintains true to our long-standing belief, Employees First and Customer Service. Our Mission, Vision and Core Values of PEOPLE FIRST, SAFETY, TEAMWORK, CLIENT FOCUS, and ACCOUNTABILITY are representative of this belief with expectations set and supported throughout for all our employees. Our goals set the standard for the industry; to earn our customer’s trust, confidence, and business, through maintaining a safe and secure environment. We are recognized by our customers and the industry as a dynamic, employee-centric organization that empowers our team to deliver leading edge service and solutions that creates value for our customers.

Harvard Protection Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disabilities

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