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Security Officer

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

Andrews International, a U.S. Security Associates company, provides full-service security and risk management solutions specialized to customer needs in a variety of industries. Our strategic partnership approach involves integrating security with focused customer service, risk analysis and resource optimization to provide solutions that become part of our customer's corporate culture.

Position Overview
Officer will be responsible for performing various physical and information security functions within one of our contracted client facilities in Cedar Rapids and/or Coralville, Iowa.

Essential Job Functions:
• Team work- communicating and working effectively with colleagues, customers, and visitors.
• Physical ability to perform clock rounds through facilities on an hourly basis (including)
-Walking at a moderate pace unassisted for 45-60 minutes at a time
-Segway's required to be used on ALL shifts. The use of the Segway assists with response time and helps the Officer in these large facilities.
-Ascending/Descending stairs on a regular basis (4-5 flights of 19-21 stairs per hour)
-Standing unassisted for extended periods of time (50-60% of shift)
• Must possess a customer friendly, focused, and positive attitude
• Ability to understand operations of alarm panels, paging systems, and emergency notification systems; and perform operations with those systems and panels as needed.
• Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and help in any way necessary while protecting LIFE and our facilities from harm or unauthorized intrusions
-Must be able to kneel or crouch in an emergency medical situation requiring performance of CPR
-Must be physically capable of performing CPR
• Attention to all surroundings at all times, expecting the unexpected and confident forwardness in questioning anything that appears out of the ordinary
• Attention to detail in checking facility employee's ID badges before allowing entry
• Attention to detail in completion of required facility and access logs
• Ability to write complete incident reports
• Ability to verify information using a computer
• Basic knowledge of Google Chrome, Gmail and Microsoft Office
• Telephone skills
• Two-Way radio skills
• Ability to read a map

• Clean Background with clean criminal history
• Clean Driving Record (less than 3 violations in prior 36 months)
• Must be able to apply for and obtain a Government level clearance (SF 86)
• Must be willing to work all shifts, including nights, midnights, weekends, and alternate holidays.
• Must be cooperative in coming to work on short-notice situations as called upon
• Neat and Clean appearance (properly groomed, proper personal hygiene)

Other Skills/Abilities
• Familiarity with alarm systems and/or CCTV systems helpful
• Ability to navigate the internet and email applications
• Directional awareness: ability to offer driving directions as needed via telephone for lost customers, visitors, and delivery drivers

What we Offer:
• Paid on-the-job training (80 hours)
• Paid CPR / First Aid / AED training
• Free Uniforms
• Flexible Scheduling
• Starting pay for Officer's is $12.12/hr and after probation $12.36/hr.
• Opportunities for advancement in position as openings occur
• Vacation benefits for full time Officers working a minimum of 1600 regular hours per anniversary year. (1 yr/full time)
• Health Insurance / Dental / Vision / Short term disability
• 401k

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Security Officer

Andrews International

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Posted 07/28/17

Job ID: 61563