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  • Northwestern Hospital - ED - Security Officer - Downtown - 3rd Shift

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift(s) Available
    3rd 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.


    • Attend roll to review any communications from building and/or security management
    • Conduct interior and exterior patrols.
    • Greet and direct all visitors, engaging them in a professional and direct manner.
    • Maintain and conduct access control for hospital and office buildings. Permit only authorized individuals to enter building.
    • Respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.
    • Monitor PC-based security/CCTV system and respond to any disturbances.
    • Maintain radio communication with all building personnel.
    • Maintain security presence in building. Serve as a deterrent for suspicious activity.
    • Respond and report all incidents pertaining to security and building operations.
    • Be capable of evaluating, investigating and reporting all types of security and law enforcement incidents. Complete incident reports if necessary.
    • Prepare daily paperwork including inventory or Daily Condition Report.
    • Regularly report to and take direction from Shift Managers.
    • Possess local and regional geographical knowledge in order to assist customers.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Must be at least 20 years of age.

    • Must be a high school graduate (GED accepted) and provide us with a copy of your diploma and/or transcripts

    • Must have or be willing to obtain a 20 hour training certificate.

    • Must pass a stringent pre-employment background investigation (including drug screen)

    • Demonstrating a stable work history and/or education.

    • Must disclose all criminal convictions and pending charges.

    • Must be a cooperative team player with good oral and written communication skills.

    • Must be capable of evaluating, investigating and reporting all types of security and law enforcement incidents.

    • Must be able to withstand extended periods of walking and standing.

    • Must maintain a working telephone number through which we can contact you.

    • Must have reliable transportation.

    • Must have a friendly and outgoing personality that is accustomed to interacting with people

    • Prior security experience preferred.

    • Must have an excellent appearance and attitude (pride in your uniform and job is essential).

    • Must be customer-service oriented, organized, responsible and professional.

    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

    • Must have an excellent attendance and job performance record.

    • Must be computer literate.

    • Must be a motivated, self-starter with the willingness and ability to function with limited supervision.

    • Must be able to multi-task in a service oriented environment.

    • Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to hold over to the next shift or work extra hours as needed.

    • Knowledge of computer systems, tour wand technology, incident report management systems (ReportExec) and telephone.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Email or the ability to learn.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office & Word or the ability to learn.


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