Security Officer - Mobile Patrol Job at GardaWorld, Cedar Rapids, IA

  • GardaWorld
  • Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description

Job Description

GardaWorld –
Security Services

Security Officer – Now Hiring!
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
You’ve got the right skills. What you need is the right opportunity to unleash your potential. We agree, and we’re hiring!

Every day is different at GardaWorld with diverse work assignments and flexible schedules. We are leaders in Professional training programs that cover every aspect of delivering world class security services. And every industry counts on us because we’re the very best at what we do. Perhaps you are, too.

In our complex world today, GardaWorld stands out as the largest privately owned security services company in the world. We’re experts at protecting people and assets. We’re also growing everywhere and expanding in multiple locations. If you’re a sharp, talented, self-confident individual who excels in customer service, you can build a future here. We give you all the tools you need to expand your skills and grow your career with exceptional opportunities for advancement. You can stand out – and thrive – here, too, as a Mobile Patrol Security Officer.

At GardaWorld, we know your compensation is important so we provide competitive hourly starting rates for every market we’re in. We're growing our team here in Cedar Rapids, IA:

  • Saturday / Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm (days)
  • Monday / Tuesday 11:00 pm - 7:00 am (overnights)
Pay: $17.64 / hour with a 6 month increase to $18.14 / Hour

About the job:
  • Provide assistance and information to employees, visitors, and clients as needed. This includes helping with directions, answering questions, and providing a visible security presence that reassures people.
  • Access control responsibilities including verifying the identity of employees, visitors, and contractors, and ensuring that only authorized individuals enter the building.
  • Maintain detailed records of security incidents, including writing incident reports that document any unusual occurrences, security breaches, or suspicious activities.
  • monitor security cameras and other surveillance equipment to detect any suspicious activity or security breaches.
  • Handle disputes or conflicts that may arise within the premises professionally and diplomatically, and escalate situations to higher authorities when necessary.
  • Conduct regular patrols of the premises, both inside and outside the building, to deter criminal activity and ensure the safety and security of the company's assets and personnel.
  • Collaborate with other security personnel and departments within the company to maintain a cohesive security strategy
  • Stay informed about security threats and trends, and participate in ongoing training to maintain and improve security skills.
  • Enforce the company's security policies and procedures, including verifying the identification of individuals, ensuring compliance with access control protocols, and performing security checks as required.
  • Ensure that security equipment, such as alarms, surveillance cameras, and access control systems, are properly maintained and report any malfunctions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Your background:
  • You have a high school education or equivalent (GED).
  • You’re able to pass an extensive screening process.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Iowa state security license (GardaWorld will pay for and help to obtain if needed during the hiring process).
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Customer service skills/experience is a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and situational awareness.
  • Must be physically capable of walking long distances and stair climbing.
  • Must be capable of working outside in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in stressful situations.
If you want a real career opportunity where you’re part of a dynamic supportive team that’s dedicated to your success, check us out. We’re a global organization that embraces our cultural diversity and we promote engagement, communication, and sharing ideas across all our teams. At GardaWorld, you’ll have plenty of room to grow - and that’s just for starters. Explore your future with us today.

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Job Tags

Hourly pay, For contractors, Immediate start, Long distance, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work, Sunday, Saturday,

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