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3 months ago

Security Officer

Flag us Niles, IL

Job Description

History of Guardian Security Services:
Guardian Security Services was founded in 1975 and is the premier locally owned security organization in Chicagoland. The company has established itself as a leader in the security industry by providing its services to the most respected clients covering the Chicagoland area. Guardian Security provides customized, cost-effective programs that exceed client expectations. We have a continuous history of service excellence in providing customized security programs to commercial properties, residential communities, financial institutions, college campuses and manufacturing facilities.

Guardian Security Services is currently looking for a Security Officers and Supervisor to work in the Melrose Park area. Great starting wages! All Shifts Available! Full and Part-time Shifts! Wages for security officers start up to $
19.00! Supervisors up to $21.00! Must have a mature and respectful demeanor with a great track record for punctuality and a strong work ethic. Computer knowledge/experience is a must. A background as a Military veteran and/or law enforcement is a bonus but not required. 2-3 years of security experience and or 3-5 years experience as a supervisor is preferred. Valid Perc Card to start ASAP or be willing to apply. For more information, please contact us at 708.385.3300.

We offer:

  • Industry Leading Wages
  • Access to earned wages prior to pay day
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • IRA Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Service Awards
  • Referral Bonus for Clients

Position Requirements/Preferences:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and provide us with a copy.
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test
  • 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.
  • No visible tattoo(s)which cannot be covered up with a short sleeve shirt and pants.
  • 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 in order for us to contact you.
  • 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.
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations while remaining calm and professional.
  • Ability to use a two-way radio.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

Position duties:

  • Understand and maintaining general post instructions for that assigned post.
  • Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client.
  • Maintain access control procedures set by building management.
  • Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as needed.
  • Document and report any property damage, special occurrences, and malfunctioning of equipment using proper protocol.
  • Logging incoming packages using the computer software programs you will be trained on.
  • Monitor CCTV’s to guard against theft of tenant or building property.
  • Respond to incidents and document the event.
  • Possibly conduct foot patrols in and out of the building, in all types of weather, during your shift.
  • May include walking up and down stairs, depending on location.
  • Greet all employees and visitors using your best customer service skills.
  • Sign in and out all visitors and vendors.
  • Ability to stand/sit/walk for long periods of time.
  • Provide excellent Customer Service, Public Relations and have an impeccable image.
To be considered for this position, you must go through the required questions and application process. If you have any questions regarding this position you can reach the recruiting team at 708-385-3300. You can apply for this position and others at :

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. License #122.000419

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