DCJS Armed Security Officer
(New Hire and Retention Bonus)
Overview: For a limited time only, the Company is offering a sign on bonus for qualified applicants who currently have an active FPS Suitability and currently have, or the ability to obtain, a Guard Card and Weapons Card. Sign on bonus eligibility is contingent upon getting hired, working and remaining in good standing on the contract. Inquire for more details.
Support the security of building and agency by upholding the integrity of the statement of work and abiding by all rules and regulations as a Protective Security Officer. Be familiar with all state requirements and with the local jurisdictional criteria for Protective Security Officers. Not inclusive - Man post in accordance with government Post Orders. Perform vehicular searches to detect unauthorized material and prevent its access into the building. Serve as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions. Detect suspicious activities and watch for criminal acts or client rule infractions at or near assigned post which may be a threat to the property, client or employees at the site. Report all incidents, accidents or medical emergencies. Respond to emergencies, such as medical and bomb threats, and alarms, such as fire and intrusion, by following emergency response proceedings. Physically control violent or unruly crowds. Attempt to subdue person in case of life and death situation. Operating a motor vehicle if on applicable post.
- Shall be at least 21 years of age
- Shall be able to speak read, write and understand English.
- Meet all Medical Requirements to include drug screening
- 3 years security experience within the last 5 years or
- 3 years military with a honorable discharge or law enforcement/correction's officer with certificate of accredited law enforcement or
- Meet and Maintain all required credentials and certificates in accordance with DHS, State and the contract.
- Additional training/credentials may be required.
Health and Welfare
Valid State Driver's License, CPR/First Aid/AED, OC Level 1, Baton Training, FPS Basic Weapons Course (40 hour), FPS 64 hour Basic Training, FPS 40 hour Tri-Annual Training, FPS Firearms Qualification, NWDTP Initial Training, FPS Orientation Training, DHS Suitability, DCJS Armed license
High School Diploma
What we look for in all of our candidates is intelligence, an aptitude for learning, enthusiasm, and character. In return, we offer:
A competitive salary
Medical and dental benefits
A group 401K plan
Paid vacation, sick and family leave
If you are seeking security employment with a company respected the world over, please apply with Akal today. We offer an environment where you can grow in your skills and career, and serve our nation at the highest levels. Akal is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability and other protected categories.