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2605 Nonconnah Boulevard, Suite 170
Memphis, TN 38132
NOW HIRING Security Officers!
USSA is searching for bright and talented professionals who wish to share in the unique culture of our business – one where people feel inspired, encouraged, and rewarded. We are excited to announce immediate openings for security officers in the Houston Texas area.
If you are bright, dedicated, and driven to succeed, we want to talk to you! We are looking for professionals to help us maintain our outstanding customer service. A rewarding career with us includes a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as bragging rights of working with one of the largest and well-respected companies in the country. A career with USSA is rewarding personally, professionally, and financially!
When you join USSA, you will be joining a solid network of security professionals who strive to provide excellent service. We encourage our team members to grow with us. At USSA, we promote from within and provide team members with the knowledge and training to succeed in their career goals.
The opportunity to grow with us is just a click away.
Everyone USA hires must meet the following minimum requirements:
Be able to obtain a Local or State Guard Card (where applicable). This includes having a criminal background evaluation, being able to show valid identification, and be able to pay the State Security License fee that is required. Some clients may require specific pre-employment background checks and/or annual background checks. USA does not make the decisions regarding issuing security licenses.
Be at least 18 years of age (21 for some positions)
Have a reliable means of communication (i.e. home phone, cell phone)
Have a reliable means of transportation to and from work
Effectively speak, read and write English
Must comply with USA appearance standards:
Your hair must be neatly cut and groomed. Hair will be cut short enough or styled sufficiently to prevent it from standing out when the uniform cap or hat is worn or from extending below the top of the shirt or jacket collar.
Refrain from wearing earrings, necklaces or jewelry worn in the nose, eyebrows, lips, tongues, or other extremities by men or women while on duty.
Your face must be clean-shaven except that neatly trimmed mustaches may be worn unless there is a client requirement prohibiting them (such as interfering with the wearing of special safety masks, etc.). Reasonable accommodation based on race, religious belief or for disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All uniformed security officers must furnish their own black shoes (plain toed, suitable for wearing with a uniform) and furnish their own black socks. All shoes must be maintained in good condition.
As a USA security officer, you may be expected to perform one or more of the following essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation:
Be able to work overtime and on various shifts as needed; including weekends and holidays. Reasonable accommodation based on religious beliefs or disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Be able to maintain accurate records
Effectively comprehend numerous policies, procedures, and concepts in order to respond appropriately to various situations
Communicate effectively with others
Walk up and down stairs
Stand for long periods of time sometimes in excess of eight hours
Work outside in a variety of weather conditions depending on the assignment
USA does not discriminate based on an applicant or employee’s disability and will engage in an interactive process to determine whether there is a reasonable accommodation available. If you have questions regarding an appropriate reasonable accommodation, please contact the Human Resources department at 770-625-1500.
USA thrives on our security guards being customer service oriented to ensure that we exceed our clients' expectations. Satisfied clients are the reason for our existence. It is up to each and every security guard to ensure that our clients are pleased with the service they receive.
Under direct supervision, the Security Officer position patrols assigned areas to ensure protection of clients, visitors, property and equipment. Responsibilities include:
Watches for irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel as required.
Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious person and/or notifies police as appropriate; may confront and detain violators, as required, until police arrive.
Patrols assigned area on foot, on bicycle, or in motor vehicle, as assigned, to ensure personal, building, and equipment security
Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses client keys to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
Prepares routine, standardized reports.
Provides escorts as necessary
Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
May provide specialized security in complex operational areas, requiring specific knowledge of the operating environment.
Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; reports all malfunctioning as required.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
JOB SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MUST HAVE a clean MVR (Motor Vehicle History), with NO MORE than 1 "UNSATISFIED" driving violations.
MUST HAVE a clean criminal history, with no felonies and/or misdemeanors.
MUST HAVE OPEN AVAILBILITY.
MUST HAVE VALID CURRENT DRIVER'S LICENSE.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Must have a valid state security officer license, if applicable.
Ability to communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing.
Ability to walk and climb stairs.
Ability to walk extended periods of time.
Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.
Ability to see and hear accurately in both day and nighttime conditions.
Ability to comprehend numerous policies, procedures, concepts and to be able to respond using discretion and interpretive judgment based on general and specific policies.
Ability to retain knowledge, information, and directions on an ongoing basis and communicate effectively with others.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Ability to react appropriately in emergency situations.
Knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.
Knowledge of portable fire extinguishers and their locations.
Knowledge of the geography of the site to which assigned.
Skill in operating portable radio devices.
He/she must be customer service oriented.
The successful candidate will pay close attention to detail.
He/she must embody U.S. Security Associates’ values as a highly visible representative of the branch and set high standards for him/her and others.
Position based in Field Operations. Requires the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment
All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
USSA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
IF YOU’RE A MILITARY VETERAN OR AN EXPERIENCED SECURITY OFFICER AND YOU’RE THE BEST AT WHAT YOU DO, WE’D LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU.