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Security Officer Act 235 Certified

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Professional Security Officers and today hold positions on our senior leadership team.

  • Full Time
  • JOB LEVEL: Mid-Level
  • Travel: No

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Responsibilities

Security Officer Act 235 Certified Position Type Full Time Req ID 2020-433495

Allied Universal is seeking experienced ACT 235 Certified Security Officers in the NE and Center City area of Philadelphia. 

Full Time, Part Time, Weekend All Shifts Available! 

$19/ hour + Benefits for Full Time Positions.

As a Professional Security Officer for Allied Universal you will be Responsible for the Security and Safety of our client’s property and personnel. 

Applicants must have prior Law Enforcement, Military, Corrections or ACT 235 Certified to qualify.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have prior Law Enforcement, Military, Corrections or ACT 235 
  • 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
  • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. 
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws
  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
  • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
  • Able to:
    • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat
    • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
    • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
    • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

Are you a current Allied Universal Employee? Refer someone with an ACT 23 Certification and earn a $500 hiring bonus! 

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:  www.AUS.com.

 

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

 

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Professional Security Officer at Allied Universal?
Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Perceptive
  • Helpful
  • Trust Worthy
  • Team Player
  • Responsible
  • Quick Thinking

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Culture

  • OUR CORE VALUES MAKE US PHENOMENAL. Efficient & Effective, Obsessively Focused on Results, Client Focused, Nimble, Fast and Responsive, United as a Team
  • Our shared sense of duty to our customers and to one another, a dedication to a customer experience that is an industry standard
  • Our relationships are at the heart of everything we do, each and every day.

Career Path

Allied Universal offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Regional President

  • Regional Vice President

  • General Manager

  • Branch Manager

  • Director of Operations

  • Client Manager

  • Operations Manager

  • Field Supervisor

  • Shift Supervisor

  • Professional Security Officer

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"There is a mission, philanthropy, that we stand for… we do exciting and fulfilling work that protects people and assets, and that feels good"

Rewards

From the time our Professional Security Guards are hired, Generally, excluding some clients and unions, employees are eligible for health and welfare benefits 1st of month following 60 days of employment. For 401(k) eligibility employees are eligible after 6 months of service.”

Benefits

  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • Service Anniversary Bonus

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Recognition & Rewards Programs

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Tuition Discount Program

  • Training & Career Development Programs