ACT Security Group
  • Houston Guard Division
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • 13.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid Training, Vacation Pay, Health & Wellness Benefits, Corporate Gym Membership, Direct Deposit, Professional Uniforms, Career Advancement Opportunities, and more.

Job Description

ACT Security is looking to hire two Armed Security Officers for a commercial office building in Houston, TX 77041.  

Available Shifts:

One Full-time Officer: Sunday through Tuesday 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, and Wednesday 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM (42 hrs)

One Full-time Officer: Wednesday 12:00 AM to 6:00 AM, and Thursday - Friday 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Saturday 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM (38 hours)

One Part-time Officer: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday (20 hrs)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance, directions, and information to visitors and tenant employees. Escorts visitors and staff on and off building premises upon request.
  • Makes rounds of the complex grounds. Ensures doors and windows are locked and secured. Turns off lights not needed for security.
  • Reports security violations, questionable activities and emergencies to appropriate authority.
  • Ensures security lighting and security monitoring systems are functioning.
  • Monitors outside areas for vagrants and other unauthorized personnel. Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, skateboarding or smoking within 15 feet of building exits.
  • Monitors heating and air conditioning systems for proper operation during non-business hours as directed. Checks assigned facilities for leaks, during rainstorms. Monitors buildings for equipment failure or vandalism notifies proper emergency contacts for repair.
  • Notes building repair and maintenance needs and reports these deficiencies for correction.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Specific duties and training provided for each specific assignment.


Education and Experience:

  • One (1) year of building security or related experience; OR, Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.
  • Level Three Commission Officer Training

Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

  • Commissioned Security License issued by the State of Texas Private Security Board (in hand).
  • Must have weapon and duty gear
  • Preferred: Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • High School diploma or G.E.D

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Standard building security systems, including operations and maintenance.
  • Policies, practices, procedures, and methods of assigned function.
  • Security surveillance systems operations and capabilities.

Skill in:

  • Interacting positively with the public.
  • Responding effectively to public inquiries, presenting a positive impression of the organization.
  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

  • Follow a regular security check schedule.
  • Recognize and report needed repairs, security risks, and dangers.
  • Understand and follow instructions and communicate effectively, as required.
  • Work independently and efficiently.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with tenants, property management staff, and the general public.

Work Environment & Other Information

Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. Requires constant walking and standing and exposure to outside elements. This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

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