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Entry Level Unarmed Security Guard (Part-time) (AGS01108)

Law Enforcement and Security

Coast Guard



Texas, United States

**Entry Level Unarmed Security Guard (Part-time)****Description**** AGS, an Akima Company** , provides the people, equipment, and processes that safeguard federal buildings, military bases, and detention centers. We take pride in our ability to protect and support our customers complex missions. We offer rewarding and challenging roles as well as competitive benefits packages and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.**Entry Level Unarmed Security Guard****Job Purpose:** Provide general security guard duties to provide safety and security of residents (minors), government and contractor staff, and visitors.**Hourly Rate:**1stshift rate: $20.002ndshift rate: $20.803rdshift rate: $21.20**Description:** Akima Global Services (AGS) LLC, has requirements for temporary, intermittent unarmed security guard services for an Unaccompanied Minor Shelter Center in El Paso, TX. Guards provide security patrols, access control, security related escort duties, traffic and parking control, security and safety response, and surveillance. While these are the primary duties, other security related duties may be assigned as needed and required. Security Guards report to an immediate Supervisor (Lieutenant) who provides instruction and direction.**Responsibilities & Duties** The duties of the Unarmed Security Guard for the HHS/ORR Unaccompanied Minor Shelter Center include but are not limited to the following:+ Maintain the safety and security of all areas by taking actions as required by appropriate procedures and checklists;+ Take charge of your post by securing and protecting personnel and property for which you are responsible until properly relieved. Comply with orders and instructions given. These responsibilities continue until relieved by proper authority;+ Report all violations of orders you must enforce;+ Give the alarm in case of disorder or emergency;+ Report unusual events that threaten the security of the center or endangers life or property;+ Take reasonable counteraction to save life and property or lessen danger. At the same time, you must maintain the security of your post and remain alert for other possible violations during the emergency;+ Maintain primary entry and egress locations on the facility;+ Conduct physical and electronic surveillance in all areas of assigned responsibility;+ Provide for facility traffic control when required;+ Maintain checklists and checkpoints throughout your assigned shift.**Qualifications****SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS**+ Must be a U.S. Citizen;+ Must be at least 21 years of age;+ Must have a H.S. Diploma or GED;+ Must be willing and able to work nights, weekends, and holidays;+ Must have 1 year of customer or professional public facing experience+ Preferred one (1) year of experience in a security/law enforcement related profession, either civilian or military.+ Paid Training will be provided+ Must be able to fluently read, speak, write, and understand the English language;+ Must have intermediate to advanced English writing skills, including ability to prepare detailed written reports and fill out forms;+ Bi-Lingual ability to speak and understand Spanish is considered a positive factor;+ Must possess or be able to obtain a Texas State Security Guard Card;+ Must be able to pass all training and obtain all required certifications;+ Must be able to pass a company background investigation to include criminal, credit , fingerprint checks, physical test and drug screening+ Must meet physical requirements of the position to include standing and walking for long periods of time+ Must be able to work in all weather conditions+ Must provide two personal references who will be contacted;+ Must pass Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) check;+ Must meet client suitability**PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS****Common Critical Tasks** : Normal, everyday duties.+ Stand post at the entry/exit gates to verify all persons' identification and conduct inquiries and surveillance of items, packages, and people;+ Will be required to wear a face mask+ Check packages, briefcases, containers, or any other items in the possession of people entering or leaving controlled ingress/egress points;+ Operate walk through metal detectors (WTMD) to search visitors for prohibited items. Operate hand/wand metal detectors on persons who trigger the WTMD;+ Using handheld scanning equipment, scan badges of all personnel (including UAC) entering or exiting defined controlled locations; verify scanned image with face to photo verification, requiring vision (corrected, if necessary) at 20/20;+ Monitor security and fire alarms and closed-circuit television to detect security risks or threats;+ Conduct vehicle inspection, which may include inspecting under seats, in the trunk, and under the vehicle;+ Conduct patrols in accordance with routes and schedules contained in post orders;+ Inspect facilities and perimeters for hazards, mechanical problems, and unsafe conditions and report problems to appropriate authorities;+ Close and secure open windows, doors, gates, or other access points;+ Investigate the source of suspicious odors, sightings, and sounds;+ Patrol locations in areas which are a potentially hazardous to the public (e.g., construction sites);+ Observe unique characteristics of an individual for identification purposes; Observe a person's body language to assess attitude and intention;+ Close off/restrict areas to traffic, establish perimeters, and set up barricades to secure incident scenes or facilities.**Occasional Critical Tasks** : Occur less frequently, but critical to job performance and public safety.+ Locate and review documents and information (e.g., logs, lists); read memos and other written material to obtain and maintain knowledge; review maps, floor plans, diagrams, or other information to become familiar with facility and property boundaries.+ Use defensive tactics to prevent or control movements of individuals (Does not apply to UACs);+ Subdue violent persons with or without assistance; break up fights (Does not apply to UACs);+ Evacuate individuals from dangerous and/or life threatening situations;+ Ability to kneel and stand up without assistance (searches, rendering assistance to someone who is down);+ Administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR);+ Pursue fleeing individual on foot;+ Run to an incident to render assistance;**General Physical Hazards**+ Security Guards will be exposed to a wide variety of environmental conditions including, but not limited to: working outdoors, excessive heat/cold, constant noise, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, working around moving objects or vehicles, shifts lasting eight or more hours while working alone, frequent, close contact with members of the public, potential threats or security risks, whether physical or verbal, and construction environment and associated hazards.+ Security Guards will be required to stand at a post for long periods of time, up to 4 hours without a break.+ Security Guards will often have to walk moderate distances across the campus or to perform rounds (average 3/4 mile to go from campus end to end, multiple times)** AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER** We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or [Register to View] . The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.**Job:** Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis**Primary Location:** US-TX-El Paso**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** AGS01108