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Fire Officer/EMT

Los Angeles, California Position Type Part Time Shift Type Afternoon,Evening,Morning,Overnight Req ID: 2020-425397 Work Days Available Monday - Friday,Saturday - Sunday

At Allied Universal® our Security Professionals assist clients, and the public at large, by providing essential jobs that keep our communities safe and secure.  During this time, we need your help more than ever.  We have immediate employment opportunities.  Allied Universal also employs an interview process you can complete from the comfort of your home through our online application and video interviewing technology.  We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees and invite you to apply to join the team.

The Fire Officer-EMT is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our Fire Officer - EMTs also act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards:

  • Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests
  • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
  • Answer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner
  • Respond to medical emergencies to provide medical treatment per BLS Protocols

Physical and Mental Functions:

  • Safely respond to emergency incidents and administer basic life support (BLS) treatment.
  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Respond to and extinguish incipient stage fires.
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 70 pounds
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the Fire Officer - EMT position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying
  • Must possess and maintain Department of Public Health License as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher
  • Must have current CPR/AED Certification
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test
  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty
  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations
  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;
  • Neat and professional appearance
  • Ability to provide quality customer service
  • Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability 

Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Allied Universal will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or any other applicable state or local laws.  We are committed to hiring veterans and reservists. Since 2013, we have hired over 25,000 heroes.

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