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DoD-Cleared Security Officer 


Universal Protection Service, the Nation's largest and fastest growing privately-held contract Security Company, is seeking to hire several experienced Security Officers to work onsite at a prestigious government contractor. Requires security clearance or ability to clear for one. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining our team.

The ideal candidate for the Security Officer with Clearance position is excellent with customers and has an impressive ability to communicate. This is a truly great opportunity to join Universal Protection Service, a dynamic high-powered security team focused on securing client properties while delivering exceptional customer service. You will be working for a government contractor and have opportunities for On-The-Spot recognition as well as professional and financial growth. Additionally, Universal Protection Service offers training opportunities throughout the year, including Continuing Education and the Certified Security Professional program!

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

*To safeguard, patrol and monitor for any theft or violence at the job site.
*To create and send Daily Activity Reports to both the client and Company.
*To create and send Incident Reports as needed.
*To work with local law enforcement as needed.
*To be pleasant and courteous to clients and staff at all times.
*To be able to comply with written Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
*To be sensitive to the wide range of ethnic diversity of patrons, public and staff.
*To be physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks.
*To be able to perform duties outlined with authority, quickly, quietly; yet not abusive, abrasive or threatening.
*Other job duties as determined by Company or its client.

Schedule: Will be in a roving position initially. Must be flexible to times/days worked and have reliable transportation in the event that public transportation is not running. Full-time and part-time available.

Pay: $11.00/hr

    Position Requirements

    Qualified Security Professional applicants will meet the following criteria:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must possess a valid Guard License, or have applied and subsequently be issued such a license prior to employment.
    • Must be able to pass a background check for a DoD clearance.
    • 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 BSIS Guard 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.

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