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Security Officer - Armed Transit Officer 

Description

Universal Protection Service, the leader in security opportunities, invites you to apply for our Armed Security Professional position. This is an opportunity to work as an armed San Diego Transit Officer. This is a career path not just a job. Must love working with people and working outdoors. Universal Protection Service participates in the 100,000 Jobs Mission. We encourage our San Diego Veterans to apply.

The successful Security Professional candidate is responsible for providing security services at assigned locations. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Foot patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations
  • Observe and report suspicious activities and persons
  • Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports (DARs)
  • Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance
Schedule: Full-time with benefits; must be able to work any day, any shift due to the nature of the security job
 
Location: Must be able to report to any location where the San Diego Trolley system operates
 
Perks: Variety - no two days are the same; professional and financial growth opportunities available

 

 
Position Requirements

 

Qualified Armed Security Professional applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Be at least 25 years of age.
  • Must have the following valid permits in the State of California: gun/weapons permit, guard card, mace, and baton.
  • 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)

 

 
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