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APSI and APSI-Centerra JV, LLC Security Guard / Security Officer is a position within the security and protective service field of work. Guards / Officers in this classification generally provide security services under some limited supervision from a Lead Security Guard and the Regional Program Coordinator (RPC) and / or Security Guard Supervisor , or Security Guard Manager .
Security Guard is able to perform a variety of fixed-post, mobile, or foot patrols while maintaining situational awareness and making decisions and/or taking actions consistent with established post orders, facility rules, guidelines and protocols. Duties may include work in austere and uncomfortable conditions for prolonged periods of time, including periods of inclement weather, while performing walking, standing, searching, and surveillance or sitting duties essential to the performance of the security functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. To the extent practicable in a field setting, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Security Guard's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
â¢ Keep supervisors and managers informed of unusual occurrences and important events as detailed in post orders, rules, regulations, guidelines and protocols.
â¢ Monitor alarms, radio traffic and other information sources. Dispatch or inform others as needed and authorized.
â¢ Report and appropriately address fire alarms, burglary alarms, requests for assistance and criminal acts; including but not limited to: vandalism, theft, illegal entry or attempted entry, suspicious behavior, domestic or workplace violence, threats, speed or other vehicle violations, illegal drug use, inappropriate use of facility or client equipment or property.
â¢ Stop, screen, inquire, and inspect vehicles and pedestrians entering and / or exiting the facility as directed by post orders, rules, regulations, guidelines and protocols.
â¢ Properly use equipment issued or available for use.
â¢ Prevent passage of prohibited articles onto or off of client facility.
â¢ Escort individuals or vehicles in accordance with post orders, rules, regulations, guidelines and protocols.
â¢ Maintain all necessary licensing, certifications, training and records for legal employment for the Security Guard position; keep and maintain all Security Clearances and documentation necessary for individual sites to include all for required ARMED positions.
â¢ Use portable radios, phones or other communication devises appropriately and according to established rules.
â¢ Monitor all APSI and client equipment; guard against loss or damage; report any such loss or damage immediately to a supervisor or manager.
â¢ Perform necessary work regardless of weather conditions.
â¢ Log in Property Pass numbers for authorized property/equipment movements.
â¢ Ensure the security of government property, detaining personnel using the mantrap when needed, and reporting anyone involved with unauthorized property/equipment removal.
â¢ Conduct regular patrols and inspections of buildings and facilities
â¢ Issue required badges or passes to authorized personnel.
â¢ Monitor electronic access control and report violations
â¢ Monitor radio-frequency identification (RFID) systems and respond to alarms indicating unauthorized removal of government property.
â¢ Grant access to areas during non-working hours to authorized personnel in accordance with the established procedure and access lists.
â¢ Monitor facility equipment and utility systems and report deficiencies to personnel responsible for repairs.
â¢ Perform random surveillance of buildings for the detection of unauthorized or inappropriate activity.
â¢ Perform random surveillance of fence line for breaches and the detection of unauthorized removal of government property, illegal or inappropriate activity.
â¢ Provide additional security support for scheduled events that may occur during or after duty hours or for unscheduled emergencies as requested by supervisor
â¢ Maintain activity logs and administrative documents as required by contract.
â¢ Contact, assist, and cooperate with local, state or federal law enforcement; locate, retain and protect necessary evidence; testify as necessary in judicial and administrative proceedings.
â¢ Other duties as assigned.
This position operates strictly within the guidelines established for the position at the assigned site. Any deviations from accepted protocols must be either approved in advance by the supervisor or immediately reported to a supervisor after the incident.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent
a. Minimum of 2 years of security/civilian law enforcement experience OR an equivalent position with the United States Armed Forces (military).
b. One year of work experience demonstrating the ability to follow directions, meet attendance requirements and the ability to complete the training necessary to certify with the State.
3. Certifications: Alaska State Security Guard license required.
4. Language: Must be fluent in speaking and writing in English.
5. Pre Hire Screening: Must be able to pass criminal background screen, drug test and physical exam.
6. Must be able to meet medical/physical fitness requirements.
1. First Aid/CPR certification preferred.
2. Prior experience with the M4 / Remington 870 and .40 caliber platforms is preferred.
3. Proficiency in basic computer skills is preferred
Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment.
â¢ Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
â¢ Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely according to strict deadlines.
â¢ Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
â¢ Team Builder/Worker - Ability to inspire and work within a group of people to work toward a goal.
â¢ Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
â¢ Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
â¢ Flexible - Ability to adjust to a dynamic work flow and reprioritize as project demands change.
1. 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
2. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, talk or hear, stand, walk, use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, and taste or smell.
3. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves anything from 10 to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The position may require extensive sitting, watching monitors, walking around the facility outside in rain, wind or other poor weather conditions and kneeling and stooping to look under or inside vehicles or containers.
**TO APPLY: All applicants are REQUIRED to complete an online application to be considered for employment. Please visit www.ahtna-inc.com/employment to create a profile and complete your online application. Your information will be routed to the Hiring Manager for review.
Apply at www.ahtna-inc.com/employment
Ahtna and its subsidiaries are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.
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