Apex3 Security

Security Officer/Guard (Loop, Chicago) 2nd shift

Job ID
2017-4044
US-IL-Chicago
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift(s) Available
2nd Shift, Weekends

Overview

Premier Security is a regionally recognized contract security service firm that provides the highest quality customized security programs to world-class commercial, residential and retail properties.  Premier Security was created in 2004, by the Executive Leadership of Levy Security; which is now known as Apex3 Security.

 

Premier Security has relationships with over 35 clients and close to 400 employees.  Our specialty is the Chicago market, which allows us to provide a close relationship versus global service providers.  

Responsibilities

  • Interacting with tenants, visitors and client representatives in a friendly, but professional, manner. 
  • Providing outstanding customer service to all tenants, visitors and client representatives while adhering to company and building policies.
  • Ensuring tenants, visitors, messengers and vendors follow access control procedures according to building policy.
  • Following and enforcing established policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to write clear, concise and thorough reports, including daily activity and incident.
  • Monitoring the dock area and ensuring proper access control for contractors and messengers.
  • Performing assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in elevators and respond to high rise floors (30 stories).
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls from visitors, tenants, vendors and client representatives and follow department procedures to properly handle the situation.
  • Ability and willingness to receive cross training on all contracted posts which will assist department and client leadership during an emergency incident.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 20 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate (GED accepted) and provide us with an original diploma and/or official transcripts.
  • Must have 20 Hour Basic Security Training Certification.
  • Must be able to pass a stringent employment background investigation, demonstrating a stable work and/or education history.
  • Must disclose all criminal convictions and pending charges.
  • Must have an excellent appearance and attitude.
  • Must be customer service oriented, organized, responsible and professional.
  • Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have an excellent attendance and job performance record.
  • Must be willing to "go the extra mile" in welcoming and assisting building tenants, visitors and client representatives.
  • Must have the ability to adapt well to abrupt changes in procedure.
  • Must have demonstrated conflict resolution skills and the ability to effectively, and professionally, handle customers with strong personalities.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and take direction as well as receive constructive criticism.
  • Must be a self starter with the willingness and ability to function with limited supervision.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to hold over to the next shift or work extra hours as needed.
  • Must maintain a working telephone number through which we can contact you.
    Commercial building security or customer service is preferred.

 

 

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