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Unarmed Security Guard

Sentry Security Services Inc Daly City, CA
  • Posted: 8 days ago
  • $14 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time



Job Summary

· Guards, patrols, and monitors premises to prevent theft, violence, and rule infractions.

General Accountabilities

· Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

· Utilizes Company provided Smartphone or Tablet to write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

· Calls police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.

· Answers alarms and investigates disturbances.

· Circulates among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property.

· Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

· Operates detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.

· Warns persons of rule infractions or violations, and contacts the proper authorities when compliance is refused.

· *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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 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

· 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

Job Qualifications & Requirements

· Education: High school diploma or equivalent

· Licenses/Certifications: Security guard license from state

· Must possess effective written, customer service, and oral communication skills in the English language

· Effectual interpersonal skills across all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines

· Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

· As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test

· As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty

· Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations including crisis situations at a client site

· Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites;

· Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard

· Neat and professional appearance;

· 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;

· Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Sentry Security Services Inc

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