Universal Protection Service has an immediate security job at the Port of Redwood City.
At Universal Protection Service, our vision is to be Exceptional! To maintain exceptional Security Officers, to provide exceptional service, and to create exceptional results! Universal Protection Service seeks passionate Security Officers who love working with people.
***This account requires an up to date TWIC Card*** Guard Card training can be provided to qualified applicants.
***15.00/Hr. + merit-based pay increases***
The successful Security Officer candidate is responsible for providing security services at assigned locations. Duties include, but are not limited to:
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.
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
Universal Protection Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Online applications now being accepted. Drop-Ins welcome at our San Jose office Mondays through Fridays 8am-3pm, located at 777 N First Street, Suite 150. We have computer kiosks set up for your convenience.
This position is currently accepting applications.