Security Officer / Chicago
ABM Industries, Inc. - Chicago, IL

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ABM Security Services provides unarmed, uniformed security services to a variety of clients. With over 6,000 employees and 18 branch offices, ABM Security provides security professionals for a growing number of Fortune 500corporations.
ABM Security, a subsidiary of ABM Industries Incorporated. (NYSE: ABM), is one of the nation’s largest private security providers for high-rise office buildings, office parks, high-tech computer campuses, exclusive residential communities, light manufacturing plants, entertainment and sports arenas, financial & health care institutions, data center facilities, and commercial and industrial sites throughout America.

Do you have what it takes to join our professional team of security officers? We currently have openings for full time, and part time Security Officers.

JOB TITLE: Security Officer

POSITIONS : Full time and part time positions available
REQUIREMENTS:
· Must have a minimum of 1 year Security Officer experience or two years customer service experience
· Must be able to pass a drug test and background check
· Must be a High School graduate or possess a GED
. Must have a current state of Illinois Professional Employment Regulation card (Perc Card) or have ability to obtain one.

BASIC PURPOSE: Performs a variety of security, safety, customer services, public relations duties and related functions specific to the job account. Provide first line response to emergencies and carry out the policies and procedures of Property Management. Observe and report security issues and safety concerns as prescribed in post manuals.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accept the responsibilities and fulfill the obligations of a security officer by protecting life and property, preventing and reducing losses and crimes against the employer’s business or other organizations and institutions, upholding the law, and respecting the constitutional rights of all persons by observations and reports.
Report to supervisors, without hesitation, any violation of the law or of the company’s or client’s regulations.
Cooperate with all recognized and responsible law enforcement and government agencies in matters within their jurisdiction.
Conduct oneself professionally at all times and to perform job duties in a manner that reflects credit upon the company, the security profession, the client, and the employee.
Maintain constant surveillance of assigned areas providing maximum visibility.
Provide appropriate assistance as needed to clients, their employees, guests and visitors in an expedient and professional manner.
Assure that all persons entering the building are authorized to do so.
Know the location and operation of fire alarms, fire fighting, first aid, and other safety equipment.
Promote an overall security and safety awareness throughout your assigned area of responsibility.
Complete all Daily Activity Reports, Incident Reports, Supplemental Reports, and other written documents pertinent to the day-to-day activities of the employee’s assigned tasks and responsibilities in the manner required.
Responsible for the care and control of radios, keys, and other equipment assigned.
Responsible for the proper processing and care of all found or otherwise impounded property.
Be alert for persons engaging in prohibited behavior on the property.
Promote good public relations through courteous, helpful and professional contact with tenants and guests to Client property.
Enforce rules and policies of the property.
Observe and report safety hazards.

WORK CAPABILITIES : Our success depends on the professional performance, competencies, and demeanor of our employees:
· Understand, read, and follow written instructions and comprehend verbal instructions
· Must have good written and verbal communications skills in the English language
· Able to report for work on time, well groomed, and alert
· Able to work with others or alone
· Work under pressure and with various levels of work activities
· Possess a helpful and professional personality
· Able to walk/stand up to 7 hours per day

AVAILABILITY
· Have access to reliable transportation
· Available for flexible shift work
· Must have a phone at your residence or a cell phone

BENEFITS: We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, stock purchase plan, direct deposit, advancement opportunities, paid uniforms, training, and vacation pay!

EOE/M/F/V/D

EOE : ABM IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER (M/F/V/D)

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