Apex3 Security

  • Security Officer/Guard (Loop, Chicago)

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift(s) Available
    1st 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 throughout the Chicago area and suburbs. Premier Security's executive and operational management team is of the highest quality. We offer a very unique blend of veteran security management, law enforcement and military personnel that is not commonly found elsewhere.


    Premier Security is a quality-driven company and that quality begins in our hiring process. The individuals we hire not only reflect on Premier and the industry as a whole, but more important, they reflect on our clients.


    This position requires a well organized and cooperative individual who learns quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment. You must be able to work a flexible schedule to support the needs of clients, building tenants, and co-workers as well as have a proven track record of being reliable and responsible.


    • 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.


    • 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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