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G4S Secure Solutions Peoria, IL

  • Posted: 24 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Full time Openings - $21.00/hour

1000 Dollar Sign-On Bonus/ 500 Dollar Employee Referral Bonus!



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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). As a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), you will perform duties relating to security, fire, medical, and hazardous materials response.  HAZWOPER Technician and Confined Space Rescue response will be included after further training.  The Firefighter /EMT is responsible for inspecting and maintaining fire suppression systems/equipment, site inspections, and to write burn and weld permits.  The Firefighter /EMT will respond, drive, and operate emergency response vehicles and provide fire and medical services, and other emergency response, as necessary.  The Firefighter /EMT will patrol the premises, conducting fire and security related inspections.  Perform special test standby's, unlocks, vehicle inspections, and report writing.  The Firefighter /EMT will perform security tours, identify access levels, and assure proper documentation is generated/submitted for various items.  The Firefighter /EMT will answer telephones, direct calls, close road systems, perform patrols, walk clocks, and perform any other facility or supervisor request that may develop. This position will work twelve (12) hour shifts to include nights and/or weekends.


G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.


As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:


Major Medical, Dental and Vision

Paid vacation


Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.


Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:


Critical Illness

Accident Insurance

Whole Life Insurance

Individual Short-Term Disability

Pre-Paid Legal Services

Identity Theft Services

Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all  employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!


RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program

Doctor on Demand

Qualsight LASIK Savings

Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program

Alliant Credit Union

Purchasing Power

Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership

FinFit: Financial Wellness Program

DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.


**$1000 Sign On bonus payable after complete training and 90 days of continuous employment. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings.**


**$500 employee referral bonus payable after 30 days of continuous employment. Please be sure to have the referral add your name on the application for the bonus. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings.**




Main Responsibilities

Specific Duties and Essential Functions


Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle; watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards

Respond to fire, medical and other emergencies

Issue hot work permits and confined space permits, perform tank sniffs

Conduct inspections per schedule

Maintain fire protection systems, fire equipment, fire pumps/systems, and hydrants

Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in high pressure emergent situations

Required to participate on Hazardous Materials Team (HAZMAT) and other specialized teams

The Ideal Candidate

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required


Must possess each of the following:

Current and valid State of Illinois Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license

Current and valid driver's license

High school diploma or equivalent

Must possess a valid Basic Life Support CPR/AED card from American Heart Association, the American Red Cross or EMS

Must possess a current Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operations Level certificate in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120(q), or be able to complete within 30 days of hire

Must possess NIMS 200 certification, or be able to complete within 30 days of assignment

Must possess one or more of the following:

Fire academy graduate from a State certified or Department of Defense certified training facility meeting the NFPA 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications training guidelines

Firefighter I or Firefighter II certificate from a State Fire Marshal's office or from the Department of Defense adopted by the state where fire services are performed

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required


If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history

Skills Required


Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office

Effective oral and written communication skills

Active listening skills

Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively

Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately

Attention to detail



Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher

Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States

Must possess each of the following:

Must have a thorough knowledge of fire protection principles and techniques

Successfully pass NFPA 1582 firefighter medical exam conducted by a licensed physician

Must have clean driving record per MVR

Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law

Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military


EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace.

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