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Full Time Post Commander 


At Universal Protection Service, our vision is to be exceptional, to maintain exceptional people, to provide exceptional service, and to create exceptional results! Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S.

If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining our team. Universal Protection Service seeks an enthusiastic, passionate Post Commander. To demonstrate success in this role, you must have proven leadership skills to build and optimize our team at this prestigious location!

The successful Post Commander duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • The close supervision of the security personnel on-site, the management of the security program and the day-to-day liaison between the Property Manager and Universal Protection Service.
  • In managing this on-site security force, the Post Commander provides the leadership, direction, guidelines and procedural framework within which the staff will operate.
  •  Must have management, supervisory, communicative and interpersonal skills, and must be able to be flexible and operate on an "emergency/on-call basis".
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. College education preferred
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • For positions in which the Post Commander must also drive a company vehicle, candidate must be at least 25 years of age and 0 points on DMV report for the past 5 years.
  • Must exhibit exceptional customer service and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess a valid Guard License for your state, or have applied and subsequently be issued such a license prior to employment.
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test. Additionally, 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 be willing to accept $10.50/hour

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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