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DK Security, Inc
Grand Rapids, MI, United States

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Armed Security Officer(s) 2nd/3rd shift - Soo Locks


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Sault Ste. Marie 

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Employment Type:

Full Time, Part Time



Job Description:

Armed Security Officer
1st, 2nd, 3rd shift, weekends, holidays
2nd / 3rd shift emphasis
Part Time, Full Time, and On- Call Hours (0-40 hours per week) available
This position is responsible for responsible for protecting the site’s building, grounds, assets, employees, tenants and visitors against criminal activity, accidents, fires and natural disasters.
  • Guard posts – this may include gatehouses, building lobbies or reception areas.
  • Monitor surroundings on closed-circuit television and may be required to make rounds of the area.
  • Ensure unauthorized persons do not enter restricted areas.
  • Check for employee and vendor identifications.
  • Look for suspicious persons, packages and activities.
  • Inspect vehicles and packages as well as monitor deliveries.
  • May direct traffic on the premises and issue parking violations.
  • May provide first aid or other medical treatment in emergency situations.
  • Monitor many computer systems and alarms.
  • Must follow site specific post guidelines.
  • Foot patrol of interior and exterior to check gates, entrances, doors, windows and vents.
  • Document daily activities and incident reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Reports to:
Capt. of the Guards
- Hourly Pay + Paid Time Off + Holiday Pay
Once your application is submitted and reviewed, a response will be issued via a telephone call or email.

Job Requirements:

  • At time of application, no internal applicant will be considered if he/she is on an active disciplinary write-up.
  • Must be of good moral character, with no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions for criminal sexual conduct or related offenses, theft, assault, or crimes of moral turpitude, is required.
  • Must have impeccable grooming.
  • Must possess exceptional customer service skills.
  • Must have high school diploma/GED. 
  • 1-2 years of experience in law enforcement, military, or armed security preferred.
  • Medical First Responder certified preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a physical fitness agility test.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen as well as an extensive pre-employment physical examination and criminal background screen.
  • Must present a friendly, positive, professional image to Clients, employees, supervisors, managers, and the general public.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America, and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  • Must fluently speak, read, write, and understand English.
  • Must have a current, valid Concealed Pistols License issued by the State of Michigan.
  • Knowledge of procedures on use of wire and radio communications, and report writing preferred.
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and the ability to solve problems and de-escalate situations in a non-confrontational manner. These include the ability to read and write the English language and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, maintenance instructions and reports.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Must possess the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division as a minimum.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills; specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and reliable transportation.
  • Must have the ability to stand or walk for long periods of time, and navigate stairs.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the core functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties, the employee may be regularly required to stand or sit for extended periods, walk long distances, use hands to handle, hold or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with arms, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to hear conversations in noisy environments. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
(The information contained in this position description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by persons holding this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently in these positions and may change from time to time considering immediate operational requirements).
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and high noise levels. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The employee must work independently and with other staff to meet demands from several persons at the same time. 
DK Security is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. DK does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on the individual's race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, height, weight, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status.

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