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  • Employer: G4S Secure Solutions
  • Type of Position: Full-Time Job
  • Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
  • Location: Fishersville, VA
  • Salary Range: 11.73

Armed Custom Protection Security Officer

Armed Custom Protection Security Officer (Fishersville, VA) Job Reference: SS16233 Job Category: Security/Protective Services Contract Type: Full Time Salary: $11.73 - $11.73/hourly Location: Fishersville G4S Region: Americas Country: United States

G4S Business Unit: Secure Solutions Closing Date: August 12, 2014 Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally. Role Responsibility: • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate: Education, Licenses and Certifications Required • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent • Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing • Pass a State licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle Type and Length of Specific Experience Required • Must possess one or more of the following: o Law enforcement experience o Service in the Elite Military Forces, Military Police or combat arms o Graduate of Police/Corrections Academy o Criminal Justice Degree, Associate or higher o Career Military • If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history Skills Required • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public • Effective oral and written communication skills • Active listening skills • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately • Attention to detail Other • Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the State • Must have access to reliable transportation • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment). • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following: o MMPI - Psychological testing o Physical exam Physical Requirements and Environment Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

Required Education and Experience:

To Apply:

Please apply at www.usajobs.g4s.com

Contact Information:

Tyetta Moore
2812 Emerywood Parkway Suite 180 Richmond, VA 23294
804-288-2227
fax: 804-282-7265
tyetta.moore@usa.g4s.com