UNARMED SECURITY GUARD
(NEW ORLEANS, LA)
To protect VA Medical Center located in New Orleans, LA, its property and assets. Observe and report activities and incidents at an assigned client site. Provide security and safety of client property. Prepare logs and reports daily. Preserve order and be able to act to enforce regulations and directives in accordance with company policies. Make continuous foot patrols of the client property and stand in a conspicuous area when not patrolling. Other duties as assigned.
Must have a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
Must be able to successfully complete an extensive pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a strenuous physical agility test
Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment psychological evaluation initially and every 5 years.
Must be able to successfully complete an extensive training program including non-lethal weapons and weapons qualified initially and semi-annually
Must be able to successfully pass initial and annual mile physical fitness run test and a 40-yard dash test
Must be able to walk or stand for long periods of time
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have the ability read and follow written directives including standard operating procedures, safety practices, policies and procedures
Must be able to work long shift hours, both day and night shifts, holidays and weekends
Must be a citizen of the United States
Must be 21 years of age or older
A drug screen and thorough background check will be conducted by COGAR and a background investigation by the Federal government may be required to obtain an access authorization prior to employment. Subsequent reinvestigations may be required. Random drug screens are a requirement.
In order to be a great fit for our culture candidates:
Need to share our safety-first commitment.
Need to have the ability to receive communications in an emergent situation 24/7.
Should have a positive attitude and excellent work ethic.
Must have both a professional appearance and demeanor.
Should desire to be part of a successful security team.
Should possess problem solving skills and leadership ability.
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Statement:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Our company takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Our company maintains a drug-free workplace. All offers of employment will be contingent on applicant passing a pre-employment drug screen.