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3 weeks ago

Armed Security Officer (Full Time & Part Time)

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Job Description

Location: 527 S Wells St. Chicago, IL 60607

Status: Full and Part-time (non-exempt)

Compensation: $18.00 hourly

Who is Silver Star,

Silver Star Protection Group is an Illinois licensed security agency that consists of a team of professional security experts who provide business owners with the optimum level of protection for their high-risk, high-value assets. Silver Star sets the standard as the top asset protection company by providing businesses with the most qualified, highly trained and best equipped security professionals in the industry.

Silver Star is Seeking,

Silver Star is looking for security professionals that possess superior customer service skills as they are a prerequisite for employment. Serving our partners is our top priority. We strive to provide clients with industry safeguards and bespoke solutions to operate their business in the proper manner. Silver Star will be providing on-site security and compliance services as well as transportation of medical cannabis under the State of Illinois Medical Cannabis pilot program.


· Perform security patrols of external and internal areas of locations.

· Monitor surveillance and security alarm systems.

· Provide assistance to business owners in emergency situations.

· Keep detailed logs and records of incidents at assigned locations.

· Other duties assigned by Silver Star Protection Management


· Military or law enforcement background preferred.

· Must have a valid PERC card and FOID Card

· 20-hour unarmed and 20 hour armed security training

· Must have an Original Firearm Training Certificate, issued by IDFPR; and have completed a re-qualification within the past 12 months.

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Current driver’s license and dependable transportation.

· Must be able to obtain a Cultivation/Dispensary Identification Card.

· Good credit record.

· Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.

· A professional appearance and demeanor.

· Able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.

Silver Star Protection Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. We look to employ current or former members of the United States Military and former Law enforcement officers. Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Application Question(s):

  • Do you own a firearm that can be used for duty?
  • Are you seeking Full or Part-time?


  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Armed Security: 1 year (Preferred)


  • PERC Card (Required)
  • Original Firearm Training (230) (Preferred)
  • FOID Card (Required)

Work Location: In person

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