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Armed and Unarmed Security Officer

Company: New England Security
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for dedicated and alert armed and unarmed security guards to manage the security and safety of sites throughout the Boston and New England areas. In this role, your duties will include performing access control, monitoring security equipment, and patrolling. To ensure success, unarmed security guards should be able to assess security concerns and take proactive steps in maintaining a safe and secure environment.

We offer competitive compensation, benefit packages, and retirement plans for eligible full time employees.

Job Duty Summary
* Patrolling buildings, facilities, and perimeters of assigned sites
* Investigating suspicious or unusual activities and disturbances
* Preventing losses and damage by reporting irregularities
* Preventing illegal or inappropriate actions by maintaining a high visibility presence
* Authorizing the entrance of employees, visitors, and vehicles, ensuring that credentials are in order
* Monitoring alarm systems and video surveillance systems
* Protecting assets
* Contacting appropriate services such as police and the fire department in cases of emergency

Position Type and Hours
* This is an hourly full-time position and is eligible for overtime pay.
* Days and hours or work will vary depending on the operational needs of the company.
* Nights and weekends may be required as a standard shift period.
* Must be available to work some holidays.

Requirements

Required Education / Experience
* High school diploma or equivalent
* A clean driving record with less than 4 points

Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.
* Must be at least 18 years of age.
* Must be able to pass the company's basic training courses
* Must own a smartphone, preferably with an NFC reader
* Must be able to pass a basic criminal background check (CORI)
* Must be able to pass drug test at time of hire and periodically
* Must have a Massachusetts driver's license.

Armed Guard- Competencies
* Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for Security Officers and armed security work and specific protective device and weapons qualifications.
* Works in environments and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and awareness of personal safety and safety of others.
* Required to utilize rapid and effective judgment in responding to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation of force level.
* Experience in physical security, military service, law enforcement or a related field, sufficient to meet the minimum requirements for state and local licensing and/or site standards as established by the company.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Night shift
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Company follows the state and federal guidelines.

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: New England Security, Boston , Armed and Unarmed Security Officer, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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