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Armed Security Guard

Houston, TX | Full Time
19 Days Ago

Job Description

Job Type: Full Time

SALARY: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour (Depending on site, not experience)

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, but it’s a plus. We train!

We are seeking reliable and trustworthy Commission/Armed Security Officers to join the ACT Security Group team! The selected individual(s) will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons. Observe and report, no arrests/apprehensions. State guard licensing assistance available if needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance, directions, and information to visitors and tenant employees.
  • Make rounds of each floor assigned building.
  • Ensure doors, windows and keys are locked and secured.
  • Monitor security camera systems and verify proper operation of building electronic door lock systems.
  • Reports security violations, questionable activities, and emergencies as needed to appropriate authority.
  • Ensure security lighting and security monitoring systems are functioning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Monitor outside areas for vagrants and other unauthorized personnel.
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, skateboarding, or smoking within 15 feet of building exits.
  • Monitor heating and air conditioning systems for proper operation during non-business hours as directed.
  • Check for leaks as needed.
  • Monitor building for equipment failure, vandalism, general maintenance – report and notify appropriate channels for repair.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform essential functions.
  • Knowledge of standard building security systems, including operations, maintenance, policies, procedures, and methods of assigned duty. Not required but a plus.
  • Knowledge of security surveillance systems operations and capabilities. Not required but a plus.

Requirements:

  • Fluent English a must, bilingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Must provide your own weapon and duty belt.

Guard Licensing Qualifications:

  • 18 years old
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to be licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety - Private Security. We can assist with the application process and state required examination.
  • No Felony convictions 10 years from conviction date, Class A misdemeanors 5 years from conviction date and Class B misdemeanors 2 years from the conviction date involving crimes of moral turpitude. Learn more at Texas Administrative Code (state.tx.us)
  • For positions that require the operation of a motor vehicle, will require a three year motor vehicle record with no major moving violations.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • AD&D Supplemental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Direct Deposit or Free Visa Pay Card
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Bi-weekly Pay
Schedule:
  • 8 hours
  • 10 hours
  • 12 hours
  • Day, Mid-shift, overnight shifts

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

TxDPS License No C18954

ACT is an EEO Employer

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