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

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ACT Security is hiring for two to three Security Officers for a prominent downtown high-rise office building. 2nd and 3rd shifts available. 

1-year private security guard experience required with Texas Private Security guard license in hand. 

Job Summary

Provides basic building security for our Client's high rise office building. Ensures doors and windows are locked and secured during non-business hours. Reports security violations and questionable activities. Monitors buildings for damages from flooding, equipment failure or vandalism. Professional corporate security uniforms provided. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance, directions, and information to visitors and tenant employees. Signs visitors in and out of assigned facilities. Escorts visitors and staff on and off building premises upon request.
  • Makes rounds of each floor of the assigned building and/or makes rounds of assigned buildings. Ensures doors and windows are locked and secured. Monitors security camera systems and verifies proper operation of building electronic door lock systems. 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, and 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. 

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience: One (1) year of building security experience. 

Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements: Valid Texas Driver's License and a non-expired Texas Private Security Registration card (commission or non-commissed). 

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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