Commissioned (Armed) Security Officer - Dallas, TX & Surrounding Areas

US-TX-Dallas
Department
Security Operations
Required License
Texas - Armed Security
US Citizenship Required
No

Overview

Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies, providing a range of security services for commercial high rises, residential communities, manufacturing facilities, government buildings, automakers and more. We believe that people come first, and that investing in our employees is one of the most important aspects of business. And now we want you to join our team.

 

Walden Security is actively seeking Armed Security Officers - various shifts available! In addition to our people first culture, we also take care of you by providing:

 

  • Healthcare: Benefits include medical, dental, and vision.
  • A plan for the future: Including financial assistance such as life insurance, a 401(K), and tuition reimbursement.
  • Value as a team member: High performers are selected for recognition and cash bonuses.
  • Internal growth: We want to create a pipeline to the top, including award-winning training and a hire-from-within philosophy.
  • Referral bonuses: refer a good employee to Walden and we will reward you with cash.

Texas Commissioned License Required

Responsibilities

 

  • Understand and execute the Post Orders (written and verbal) for each site/post.  These include operational, safety and emergency instructions unique to the various sites/posts.    
  • Monitor assigned locations for illegal intrusion or activity.  Monitoring can be either active or static and may include the use of Closed Circuit Televisions or other electronic means at the client site.  Properly notify authorities (supervisors, police or fire department, client, etc.) of emergency situations and/or post order violations.  
  • Conduct access control operations.  Familiarization of authorized and authentic identification documents is essential and required for these duties.  Permit only authorized personnel access to property/site.  Properly notify authorities (supervisors, police or fire department, client, etc.) of attempted or successful access control violations.
  • Understand and apply use of force rules as required by the situation.  Be prepared to employ graduated use of force to ensure only that force which is necessary to subdue or detain is used
  • Complete required written documentation of activities to include logs, journals, incident reports and statements.

 

Qualifications

 

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and six (6) months related experience and/or training.

Language Skills:   Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Applicable state armed security officer license. 

Other Qualifications:  None, except as post instructions require.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • EOE/AAP Employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.

  • VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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