The Patrol Officer, working independently or as part of a team, is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, and others at his/her assigned site. This position will be providing security for a state government facility in Juneau, Alaska. This is non-exempt hourly position. Shifts available are split shifts 4am - 8am and 4pm - 8pm seven days a week.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to work with Clients and the public using tact and courtesy.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions, including company policies and procedures.
Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance.
Ability to observe and record events accurately.
Ability to use common sense and good judgment when making decisions within scope of authority.
Ability to learn and apply specialized security/protection techniques, methods and procedures.
Ability to analyze problems and situations and take prompt effective action.
Ability to enforce regulations and rules effectively.
Ability to recognize an emergency or immediate threat and take appropriate action in a mature, controlled manner, applying existing policies and guidelines.
Ability to perform the physical demands of the job.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
Knowledge of safety and security issues related to Facility construction/access, various types of door locks and controls.
Skill in utilizing a variety of computer software systems including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Deltek timekeeping.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skill)
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Must be at least 18 years of age
Six (6) months of experience dealing with the public
Ability to obtain a Security Guard license issued by the State of Alaska
Ability to pass a background check
If applicable, ability to pass a drug screen
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education and experience)
Six (6) months of experience in a work environment requiring safety and security precautions; i.e. previous military, law enforcement or security experience.
The work is performed at the Client’s work site, which may be inside or outside a building, with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crises situations. The position may work outside with constant exposure to the elements and constant contact and interaction with the public which may include dealing with irate or confused people. May be subject to environmental allergens, irate or intoxicated individuals, and vulgar language. Irregular work hours, nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call duty may be required. The work sites are non-smoking facilities with designated outside-smoking areas.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position will require duties on foot in the assigned area, exposed to the elements. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to walk, stand, step up and down from curb, talk, hear, reach with hands and arms, use hands and fingers to operate, hold, handle, or feel objects and tools. May occasionally need to climb stairs or run.