Security Officer

Company: U.S. Security Associates ( Learn More )

General Information
$7.25 - $10.00 /Hour
High School
Job Description

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is North America's security solutions leader, with locally-responsive offices providing premier national security services and global consulting and investigations. The company provides career paths for over 50,000 security professionals serving several thousand clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology that enables USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies.

USA's rise as one of today's largest security companies is a natural byproduct of these differentiators together with a commitment to investing in employee reward and development, giving back  to local communities and relentlessly striving to be a security company that is Safe. Secure. Friendly.®

Location: Birmingham, AL, and Surrounding Areas

(Birmingham Metro Area and Tuscaloosa)

Pay: $7.25 to $10.00/HR- Full/Part-time

2nd, and 3rd shifts available

Security officer benefits include the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical Insurance Options Including Vision and Dental
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Life Insurance, 401K Retirement Savings Plan plus Tax-free Flexible Spending Plans
  • Award Winning Training and innovative programs like SecuritySTARS®, our industry exclusive training, development and recognition initiative.

    Does this sound like you?

  • Friendly, outgoing and helpful, standing ready to assist
  • Able to verbally de-escalate situations
  • Professional and driven with a focus on career advancement
  • Desire to preserve a Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environment for our clients, people and the communities we serve.
  • Willingness to advance your skill set and become a safety and security STAR!
  • Other extremely helpful attributes include:

  • Former and current military, law enforcement, and or certified security professionals

  • Recent grads, and or career minded people looking for career advancement

  • Job Requirements

    Summary of essential job functions/duties:

    • Must adhere to all site specific post order requirements.
    • Investigates and responds to alarms, emergency codes, and security related incidents; decides what actions to take based on situation, facts known and position limitations. Reports to supervisor for follow-up actions.
    • Provide needed assistance to customers, employees, visitors and/or the client that are in line with the department’s procedures.
    • Protect property from theft, defacement, embezzlement, sabotage, fire and accidents.
    • Completes daily activity reports, Incident reports, and other mandated reports per post orders.

    Requirements to address prior to applying:

    • Must be proficient and able to communicate in English

    • Strong Customer Service Skills

    • MVR, Drug test, and background screen will be processed post-employment offer

    • Must have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable serving the public

    • Must have reliable transportation

    • Have a reliable means of communication (i.e. home phone, cell phone)

    • PC Knowledge

    • Ability to stand for long periods of time

    • Ability to investigate any situation in a timely manner