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Security Officer - San Leandro $13.70/Hr. 


Universal Protection Service is seeking a Security Officer to provide security at a highly prestigious client site in San Leandro, CA. CCTV / Control Center experience mandatory. Excellent location, right off the Freeway and free parking.


Ideal schedule suited to Security Officers seeking to work nights:

Thursday 10 pm - 5 am

Friday 11 pm - 7 am

Saturday 11 pm - 7 am

Sunday 10 pm - 5 am

The successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of high security/safety standards on a daily basis.

To follow up on your application call

(408) 993-1965

Or email


The technology used in this operation is key and requires a depth knowledge of integrated security platforms as well as integral component parts (e.g. CCTV, Access Control, Intruder Detection, etc.) and monitoring thereof.


Role Responsibility:

  • Proactive Support role over integrated control room.

  • Ensure that all telephone calls and queries are dealt with professionally efficiently and in accordance with said procedures.

  • Ensure that accurate records are kept, all information logged and data stored to enable reports to be generated.

  • Deal with all incidents and emergencies within said response and escalation procedure.

  • Generate required reports and follow up.

  • Comply with all given security and site policies.


  • Ability to monitor information feeds from multiple sources concurrently.

  • Experience with decision-making responsibility / Multi-tasking.

  • Good knowledge of computer competency (MS Word, Office, CCTV, Access control etc.)

  • Minimum 2 years experience, preferably in a lead / supervisory role.

  • Excellent standard of verbal and written communications.

  • Must have strong leadership and team working abilities.

  • Prior Military or Law Enforcement experiences a plus.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older with prior security experience.

  • Trained in CPR and First-Aid a plus.

Position Requirements

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Applicants for driving positions must have Current State’s driver’s license and are required to meet the minimum Company driving standards in order to safely operate a Company vehicle

  • Must possess a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying.

  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.

  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty.

  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.

  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Run as needed

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones

  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general 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

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)


Universal Protection Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.


Online applications now being accepted. Drop-Ins are welcome at our San Jose Branch office, located at 777 N First Street, San Jose Suite 150, Mondays through Fridays 8am-3pm, Professional attire preferred.


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