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Armed Security Officer - Secret Clearance

Troy, Alabama

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Armed Security Officer - Secret Clearance Position Type Full Time Shift Type Afternoon,Evening,Morning,Overnight Req ID 2022-901299 Work Days Available Monday - Friday

At Allied Universal®, we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workplace. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities in which we serve. Allied Universal offers so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take great pride in our promote-from-within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® today!

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Department of Defense (DoD) Cleared Security Officers in Troy, Alabama.

Join the World's Leading Global Security Company!

Starting Base Pay: $16.50 an hr.

Competitive pay rates, Weekly Pay, and or Daily Pay Options Available!

AUS Hiring Manager: Nathan.Worth@aus.com

An Allied Universal Professional Security Officer assigned to this specific job position will be responsible for the protection of and access to highly classified and sensitive equipment, technology and information. Protection of this equipment is extremely regulated in a controlled environment and only highly qualified Professional Security Officers are charged with this critical responsibility. Rigorous adherence and understanding of security protocols is mandatory, as is a US Government security clearance. The Allied Universal Professional Security Officer candidates for this position will undergo an extensive vetting process by Allied Universal, the client and the US Government (DoD). This mandatory process is lengthy and thorough.

Allied Universal Professional Security Officers perform many tasks including preserving order and enforcing regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Officers may be required to patrol or respond to calls for service on the facility by foot, bicycle, or vehicle. Other duties required of a professional security officer include working at an entry control point to a facility and answering phones, greeting guests and assisting employees.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be at least 21 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years high-level security experience on DOD site or similar in military
  • 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
  • Be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) position appropriate level security clearance
  • 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

Essential Tasks (list not all inclusive):

  • Protect persons, assets and information
  • Respond to and assess security alarms or emergency alarms, emergency situations, medical aid, fires, oxygen deficiency alarms, first responder; secure classified information, escort visitors and contractors, secure ingress and egress situations
  • Ensure the highest quality security services in the protection of personnel, property and information with professionalism; fulfill duties politely, without fear or favor
  • Preserve order and enforce rules, regulations and directives for the viability of the site and the safety of personnel, equipment and sensitive information
  • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
  • Patrol the facility
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances, both through written and verbal means
  • Know site-specific operations performance manuals and post orders
  • Open/close, lock/unlock sensitive rooms and areas
  • Conduct personal sweeps in closed areas; monitor prohibited items in certain areas
  • Correspond and interact with corporate security personnel regarding orders and execution

Foundational requirements:

  • Prior SWAT/SRTSRT and/or Military Combat Experience
  • Familiarization of Close Quarter Battle Tactics and Techniques
  • Minimum of 3-5 years high-level security experience on DOD site or similar in military
  • 2 years minimum in a leadership capacity
  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate Degree or higher (preferred)
  • Ability to write clear concise incident reports
  • Understand proper radio protocol
  • Be articulate and able to explain a situation coherently
  • Understand accountability and lead by example
  • Comparable Private security or related experience considered on case by case basis
  • Must attend and successfully complete 100% of the required training.
  • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Military DD214 with certificates related to job announcement
  • Related Law Enforcement Certificates i.e SWAT/SRTSRT, POST Certification
  • Private Contractor Worldwide Protection Services certificate Required
  • Resume

Basic requirements for the US Government clearance are as follows: The US Government adjudicators consider the totality of the investigation when issuing a clearance. If you have any questions regarding these requirements, you may request consultation with the Allied Universal Services Compliance Manager/Facility Security Officer.

  • Applicant must be a US citizen
  • Applicant cannot hold citizenship in any country is addition to the US
  • Applicant cannot have any foreign property, business connections or foreign financial interests
  • Applicant’s immediate family must be US citizens; This includes spouse, parents, step parents, brothers, sisters, step brother, step sister, in laws and non-family cohabitants; If the applicant is unmarried, applicant cannot be cohabiting with a non-US citizen
  • Applicant must have very good credit, including no debt that is in default or not paid as agreed, and no bankruptcy filed in last 5 years
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever been arrested, investigated, detained, or charged with any criminal offense, including under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJUCMJ)
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever pledpled guilty or pledpled no contest to any charge (felony, misdemeanor, military code or traffic offense
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has been a part of any civil court proceedings within the last seven (7) years
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever had any disciplinary or counseling action related to their use of alcohol
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has EVER used, purchased or sold any illegal drugs
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has consulted with a medical professional about a mental health condition other than marital, family, PTSDPTSD or grief counseling
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever defaulted on a loan, declared bankruptcy or had personal property repossessed in the last ten (10) years
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has had ANY debt placed in collections in the last seven (7) years
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has EVER had a tax lien or wage garnishment
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he is currently delinquent on any taxes (federal, state or local)
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever been late or are currently delinquent on any child support payments
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has deliberately misused an automated/computer information system
  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if, in the last ten (10) years, s/he had any of the following situations occur:
    • Fired from a job
    • Quit a job after being told they would be fired
    • Left a job by mutual agreement following allegations of misconduct
    • Left a job by mutual agreement following allegations of unsatisfactory performance
    • Left a job for other reasons under unfavorable circumstances
  • (NOTE: The government reserves the right to require an individual to take a polygraph at any time once the individual has been approved for a security clearance)

This is a highly visible and trusted position for which ONLY qualified candidates will be considered. If you qualify based on the above requirements, please complete the position application.

If you do not qualify for this specific position, please feel free to complete an application with Allied Universal Services for another position.

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. 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/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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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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