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Security Guard

Company: Allied Universal
Location: Nashville
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Allied Universal, North Americas leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!Now Hiring Security Professionals for a local Hospital in Hermitage, TN!

  • $18.00 / hour
  • Full Time Opportunities
  • All Shifts Needed: Days, Evenings, Overnights, WeekendsWork for the leader in SecurityFull Time, Excellent Benefits, Career Progression!Daily Pay - Our new tool that gives employees a say in when they get paid...the choice is yours! The primary responsibility is to deter crime and provide order and control during the shift within the boundaries of the assigned post. This Security Professional patrols the facility or stands a post as instructed and serves as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; detects suspicious activities; watches for criminal acts or client rule infractions at or near assigned post. This position responds to all incidents as dispatched providing assistance as needed, protecting personnel and property within reason and securing the incident scene until properly relieved. This position conducts initial investigation of incidents and is responsible for completing all appropriate reports. Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Professional Hospital Security Officer. The Security Officer will be working in a hospital/health care environment for Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our companys core purpose which is to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities. The Professional Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our security officers act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards: Qualifications/Requirements:Qualified applicants for the Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:
    • At least 18 years of age; 21 for Armed or Taser positions.
    • High school diploma, College Degree, or GED. Education must be verifiable through the background vendor. (Certificates of Course Completion not acceptable).
    • Must have 5 years of work experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 2 years verifiable work history.
    • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a background investigation and Drug Screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws. Allied Universal will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws. (No open/pending charges acceptable)
    • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.
    • Driving Positions Only: Must possess a valid Drivers License with at least one year of driving experience, a clean driving record (no major violations within last 36 months, no more than 1 accident in last 24 months, no more than one minor moving violation in last 24 months), a minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and the ability to safely operate a vehicle required.
    • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
    • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
    • As a condition of continued employment, employee must always maintain current active status of all required License, and must always carry the license while on duty
    • Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
    • Answer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner
    • Read, understand, and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
    • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)Grooming/Uniform Standards: The grooming standards for this job include:
      The uniform will be clean and worn properly, in a professional manner at all times the uniform is worn. No visible face or neck tattoos. Fingernails cannot be no longer than inch from the tip of the finger.The clients ID badge will be worn at all times while on client property in accordance with site policy.Footwear must be slip resistant.If N-95 masks are required by site, Facial hair will not allow for proper wear of a particulate mask. CDC Hand Hygiene Standards will be adhered to at all times. Perfumes or cologne, or other smells which could impact patients with respiratory ailments, will not be worn in excess.Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be worn as appropriate to job roles and duties performedThe use of personal electronic devices is prohibited while on post/patrol except in designated areas specified by client policy Physical and Mental Functions:
      Climb and descend stairs to all floors of the hospital in the event elevators are not accessible due to mechanical issues or emergency situations.Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various dutiesAssist in lifting patients as needed to either assist nursing staff or help transport expired patientsRestrain violent/combative patients to prevent injuries to themselves and othersRun as neededWork in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat.Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: .

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