Security Intervention Officer

Company: Securitas USA ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IA-belmond, iowa
$9.25 - $10.15 /Hour
High School
Not Specified
Job Description

Are you striving for an exciting career in Criminal Justice? Do you like ensuring the safety of others and providing quality service to customers? A security officer is a great way to jump start your career aspirations! In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain real world experience in Criminal Justice.

Securitas is currently seeking a motivated, results-oriented Security Officer for our corporate offices, located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. May be required to work holidays, as well as on-call to fill other shifts as needed. Security Officers provide outstanding service and safety precautions to our staff, clients and vendors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitors Security Control Center fire and protection systems
  • Monitors CCTV and radio systems
  • Frequently patrols areas to ensure that all areas are secure and free of unauthorized persons
  • Detects fire, security and safety hazards, disturbances and unauthorized persons and files security reports on those incidents. Communicates this with Lead Officer and Director of Security.
  • Deals with emergencies such as fire, medical problems, breaking and entering, responding to alarms and also handle troubles with individual calls
  • Administer first aid and/or CPR in emergency situations as needed
  • Establishes and maintains effective liaison with public safety officials on site
  • Conducts parcel pass inspections of employees exiting the building
  • Logs evidence and lost and found
  • Assist with the key and lock systems maintaining proper controls
  • Assure that the Security Control Center stays clean and organized
  • Prepares daily activity logs as well as incident reports concerning response and investigation of alarms, policy and procedure violations, rule violations, telephone situations, and other security related issues.
  • Other duties as determined by Lead Officer or Director of Security
  • Must be prepared to work any shift, as the schedule requires
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the associate:

    - Is regularly required to stand and walk, occasionally run

    - Is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects

    - Is required to frequently reach with hands and arms

    - Is regularly required to talk and hear; taste or smell

    - Is required to be in situations of heights

    - Is occasionally required to sit and stoop; kneel, crouch, or crawl

    - Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

    - Specific vision abilities required by this job include -- close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Some travel required * Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Ability to get along well with others
  • Ability to stand or walk for up to 8 hours
  • Customer Service experience preferred
  • Previous security/criminal justice education and/or comparable experience or have a strong willingness to learn
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification preferred
  • Must be able to attain a successful criminal background check
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent Benefits:

  • 401(k) w/company match
  • PTO
  • If you meet the above qualifications and our opportunity is attractive to you, we would love to hear from you.

    *Securitas Security is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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